How Does Internet Surfing Effect Your Health?

How many hours a day do you spend on the internet?

  1. 0-3
  2. 4-6
  3. 6-8
  4. 8+

Whether you are in front of the computer or on your smart phone the amount of time you spend on your devices could be affecting you. If you find yourself constantly logging on to Facebook or browsing for hours at time, you may be setting yourself up for poor mental health. Researchers have found out that those who constantly use a computer or their mobile phone can develop stress, sleeping disorders and depression.

We all know what it is like to spend long hours at a computer, either for leisure or work purposes.  In fact, some of you may spend 7 to 8 hours a day sitting at down a computer each day, in which case this is some extremely important information for you. Millions visit the hospital each year experiencing symptoms of lower back pain, but very few realize that this is connected to the pressure being put on our lower back from sitting all day at the computer.

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