Essential Health Tips For Excessive Smartphone Users.

By Collins Nwokolo Monday, 28 March 2016

Smartphones are really cool, they have made a lot of things easy and fun. A lot of people today are proud owners who find the smartphone useful. However, many people just can't drop their phone down, making use of it all the time. Too much use of smartphone can be very bad for your health. 

I always tell my readers to reduce the amount of time they spend on their phones, so today I'll writing squarely on that.

In what ways can immoderate usage of your smart phone affect your health and what are best health tips that can help you?

Effects of using your smartphone excessively :

o Damage to Eye health : People who have the habit of pressing their phone for consecutive long hours could cause harm to their eye. It can weaken your eyes, give you blur vision. Even if you set brightness to a much lower level, using it for a very long time will still affect you.

o Pain on the neck, back and fingers : Obviously there is slight pain on the neck and back as you lean downwards to look at the screen. Also the hunching affects your spine. Your fingers too will have considerable pain.

o Poor mental health : Frequent smartphone users are often withdrawn and hardly socialize with 'smart people'. This is then lead to poor emotional health.

o Loss of sleep.

So now you've known the damaging effects of excess use of your smart phone, now find out these important health tips that wiall help you cope and get healthy!


1. Keep your phone down first!
The first and health tip for anybody who uses his smartphone should be to keep the phone. You don't really to be on it all the time. Above are just some of the many negative effects. Use your phone only when you want to do something important, avoid unnecessary texting or application usage.
Another thing is that at night you should make sure you do everything you have to do with your smartphone a hour before going to bed.



2. Be mindful about your posture
As I wrote earlier, it can cause back and neck pain as your always look into your phone screen. Maintaining that posture will harms your spine, and distort your neutral alignment. 

Being mindful of the kind of posture you keep at all times, will prove very helpful. Raise your phones up to your face, so you wcouldn't have to bend.




3. Watch out for your eye
Keep the screen at a good distance away from your eye, when using your phone. Additionally, when using your smartphone, at intervals you can perform a simple eye exercise by closing your eyes with both palms or rolling your eyes to keep it very mobile.



4. Perform simple breathing exercises.
Most addicted smartphone users are usually disoriented and have a lot on their mind. Performing simple breathing exercises will help clear your mind and free your thinking. Engaging in yoga practice is also likely to be productive.



5. Socialize and meet people
The best way to improve your social health is by talking to people, traveling and having fun outdoors. This will help you to avoid the depression and damaging mental effects associated with excessive smartphone use.


6. Massage and stretch your fingers to relieve the pain.



Hope this helps you. Remember to stay healthy!
Nwokolo Collins

Hi, My name is Nwokolo Collins, I am a passionate health enthusiast, I write amazing health articles with sufficient humour.

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