Most of us know that talking on our smartphones or texting while driving can be hazardous to our health. But there are other physical dangers if you happen to be spending so much time on your phone!
1. Text Neck: Medical professionals are reporting an increase in chronic stiff necks from people who spend too much time sending text messages on their smart phone. Believe it or not, there is actually an app called "Text Neck Indicator" that can alert you when you have your head in the wrong position for too long. Also, many of the vocie recognition software now available allow you to simply speak your text message while keeping your head upright.
2. Eyestrain: Staring at our computer screens or cell phone screen for too long can lead to eyestrain. While our phones, it's not just the light that the screen emits that can cause damage, it's also that the text is often much smaller than we really are comfortable reading.
3. Digit Fatigue: Like "Text Neck," too much messaging can put a strain on your fingers and that can lead to inflamation and even arthritis. Again, use voice command software to give your tender digits a break,
You used to be able to wolf down hot wings and tequila after midnight. Now you even pass on a chili dog after 6 pm. Why?
Doctors say that over time the enzymes that aid digestion decease over time making it harder to break down food. In addition, taking anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen for joint pain. These substances made the stomach lining more sensitive.
To minimize the problem, experts recommend eating smaller portions and eating more slowly. (Also, try not to eat anything too late in the evening.)
Now, where did we put that habnero sauce?