How computers have affected people’s health

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How computers have affected people’s health

  1. 1. By Brianna Heinle :D
  2. 2.  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.
  3. 3.  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.
  4. 4.  Treatment: You may have to wear a special splint . Take special medication . Have surgery .
  5. 5.  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.
  6. 6.  Suffering from anxiety. People will get depressed. Being an unhappy teenager. Being stressed. Getting fat
  7. 7.  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.
  8. 8.  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.
  9. 9.  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.
  10. 10.  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
  11. 11.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhe alth/PMH0001469/ http://www.helpguide.org/mental/intern et_addiction.htm http://www.medicinenet.com/eye_strain /article.htm

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