How computers have affected people’s healthPresentation Transcript
By Brianna Heinle :D
Carpal tunnel syndrome is pressure on the median nerve -- the nerve in the wrist that supplies feeling and movement to parts of the hand. It can lead to numbness, tingling, weakness, or muscle damage in the hand and fingers.
People get Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by : Sewing. Assembly line work. Painting. Use of tools. Playing some musical instruments. Texting. Ages between 30- 60. Common in more women then men.
Treatment: You may have to wear a special splint . Take special medication . Have surgery .
Theres a variety of addiction some are: Cyber-Relationship Addiction – addiction to Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Etc. Computer Addiction- Addiction to videogames on the computer. Net Compulsions – such as compulsive online gaming, gambling, stock trading, or compulsive use of online auction sites.
Suffering from anxiety. People will get depressed. Being an unhappy teenager. Being stressed. Getting fat
Losing track of time online. Having trouble completing tasks at work or home. Isolation from family and friends Feeling guilty or defensive about Internet use.
Use the Internet for the same amount of time each time you use It and make that time short. Delete accounts that you really dont need anymore. Don’t go on the computer unless you really need to.
Eye strain is : The medical term for eye strain is : asthenopia Eye strain occurs when your eyes get tired from intense use, such as driving a car for extended periods, reading, or working at the computer. Being close to the computer.
Symptoms included: Soreness of the eyes Mild tearing or dryness Blurring of vision Soreness of the back of the neck Doubling of vision Light sensitivity Difficulty focusing on images