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Exercise for tall people

I put together a blog post on exercise for tall people.  Some of this requires that you talk with a doctor and preferably someone who knows…

Started by Jheri Olsen

1 Dec 24, 2017
Reply by Augusto Luciano Díaz Greco

Marfan Syndrome - A Tall Disorder

Marfan is a disorder that probably all relatively tall people should be aware of, whether it effects them or not. There is a great organiza…

Started by Cheyenne Throckmorton

7 Jul 17, 2010
Reply by Mike Bosner

Diagnostic Criteria for Marfan Syndrome Have Been Revised

I haven't pored over every detail of this update yet to determine whether the new criteria are better or worse than the old ones, but I wou…

Started by TallerThanTheAverageMom

0 Jul 1, 2010

Human Heart Problems, Palpitations and New Research

Growing up I regularly had heart palpitations, aka just beating really hard in my chest, even if I was just laying around. Of course, this…

Started by Cheyenne Throckmorton

6 Jun 26, 2010
Reply by Jheri Olsen

Tall People - Do you have back pains?

* Do tall people suffer back problems, from the reason that the world around us built for short and little people? * Lower back huh? :-)

Started by Daniel M

10 Jan 23, 2010
Reply by Cheyenne Throckmorton

Skin Cancer, Taller Women Face Greater Risk

The Queensland Institute of Medical Research in Brisbane, Australia, reported in the August 2008 issue of Self, that women standing less th…

Started by Cheyenne Throckmorton

0 Jul 22, 2008


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