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Be cautious while using mobile phone Avoid 5 health problems

Technology comes at a cost. It is not just about the monetary costs, sometimes health related costs.

 

Overuse of Smartphones can too costs you so many health problems.
In using smartphones, you have to be smart else you would end up with one or more of the following health problems.

1. Insomnia & Headaches –

 

The study says that using a mobile phone before going to bed is bad for your health. It claims that radiation from the handset can cause insomnia and headaches as well as cutting the time spent in deep sleep.

2. Text Neck –

 

Text Neck is a term used by doctors or physicians to describe the spinal disorder arising out of excess usage of smartphones. But to read and text on smartphones, people tend to bend their necks up to 60 degrees. This increases the pressure on the neck which may cause spinal disorders.
The best way to avoid it is to bring up the phone to the level of your eyes and look straight into it. Another solution is to lower your eyes instead of bending your neck.

3. Vision Loss –

 

Reading small fonts on a smartphone can disturb your vision permanently. This problem happens as your eyes are strained constantly by looking at the blue light coming out of the smartphone. Reading or using smartphones during

Reading small fonts on a smartphone can disturb your vision permanently. This problem happens as your eyes are strained constantly by looking at the blue light coming out of the smartphone. Reading or using smartphones during an absence of external light further boosts the problem. Your vision becomes poor and you might have to go for glasses.
The best way to avoid this is to look away from smartphones at regular intervals. Look at something far off and focus on it for a while before returning to the smartphone screen.

4. Wrist Problems –

 

The way we hold smartphones for long durations strains the wrist. People usually hold their phones using last three fingers and the thumb while using the forefinger for performing actions on the smartphone screens. Retaining the posture for longer duration every day tends to create pain in the wrist.

The way we hold smartphones for long durations strains the wrist. People usually hold their phones using last three fingers and the thumb while using the forefinger for performing actions on the smartphone screens. Retaining the posture for longer duration every day tends to create pain in the wrist.

The way we hold smartphones for long durations strains the wrist. People usually hold their phones using last three fingers and the thumb while using the forefinger for performing actions on the smartphone screens. Retaining the posture for longer duration every day tends to create pain in the wrist.

It is better to keep on changing the posture of the phone when performing tasks like reading. You can put down the smartphone while lying on the bed or in the lap while sitting on a chair and look down at it instead of always holding it in your hands.

5. Numb Fingers –

 

Due to excessive use of a smartphone, your fingers can become numb and produce a tingling sensation. Holding the phone places stress from the elbows to the fingers. The hands above elbow experience slower blood circulation and if not corrected immediately, can have long lasting effects. The forefinger too experiences the same and becomes numb after a while.
Instead of persisting in the same posture, it is recommended to put the phone away for a while. Then perform some movement of arms and fingers so that the feeling goes away.

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