The Effects of Gadgets to Health

simplyoj By simplyoj, 25th Aug 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Gadgets and Internet plays a big role on the life of today's generation especially with young people, If there are advantages, there are also disadvantages which includes health problems.

The Effects of Computers and Gadgets to Health

Technology aims to provide us with convenience, speed, mobility, and advancement to everyday lives. Computers, monitors, smartphones, mobile media players, easy accessibility to internet rules nowadays. Gadgets has become an indispensable thing to some or to many even having withdrawal syndrome if one of the gadgets is lost. There can be many advantages but there are also disadvantages brought by technology particularly with health.

Are you experiencing “techno stress”? Do you have a fear of being disconnected? Overzealous urbanites lives a fast-paced and glued life with gadgets like smartphones ,latest Tabs or notebooks to connect with others through social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter and alike.

Study shows that those who are frequent computer users experience stress manifested by hunched shoulders, dilated eyes, and rapid heartbeat. Because of desire for speed and performance, we tend to be impatient and dissatisfied easily if the gadget fails to satisfy our needs and wants. Since the hands and wrist are the most used by computer users, another health concern for them is the carpal tunnel syndrome. Those who sit for a long period of time and doing repetitive actions such as typing, mouse clicking, or gamers risking the wrist.

Unplugging oneself, reboot, logout, or “electronic detox” is necessary to take sometime reconnect your life to yourself.


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27th Feb 2015 (#)

My husband went ballistic when his solid-state-drive computer crashed. Not only is it not supposed to, but he wasn't supposed to go nuts on the loss of his files and Internet access. Technology is supposed to make life easier, not send you away with the guys in white coats.

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27th Feb 2015 (#)

thanks for the posting, have a nice day.

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