Cyber Addiction: A Cause to Many Health Conditions!

By HealthSignz | Published: November 16th, 2017

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Not known by many, but, excessive use of computers or internet has serious ill-effects on our health! Read further for a better understanding!

Excessive use of computers, display screen equipment, and internet all are known to cause internet/cyber/computer addiction. Though called by different names, the effect is same. It causes neurological and psychological complications. However, there is an ongoing debate based on the purpose of using the internet; whether it is being used for professional purposes or non-work purposes like playing online games. But, irrespective of the purpose, the physical effects of internet/cyber/computer addiction can be experienced by anybody who uses it excessively. A few signs and symptoms include:

  • Backache
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Blurred or stained vision
  • Headaches
  • Disturbances in sleep
  • Weight gain or loss

To conclude, in this technology-driven world, it is practically impossible to avoid computers or internet. However, such addictions and their severe effects on the health can be prevented by living a healthy lifestyle that includes physical exercise along with healthy food. However, for any guidance always seek help from a healthcare provider.

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