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Digital Health & Wellness


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Digital Health & Wellness

  1. 1. Digital Health & Wellness
  2. 2. Digital Health & Wellness <ul><li>Digital Health & Wellness is keeping teenagers away from danger of physical and psychological harm. </li></ul><ul><li>It is crucial that teenagers are informed of the hazards of digital life and how to keep healthy and safe. </li></ul><ul><li>As the world today has such a digital importance, and dependence on the internet is high, we need to make sure that people know and understand the physical and psychological damage and risks that can occur. </li></ul><ul><li>Without the thorough understanding of digital health and wellness and digital safety, you are under the major risk of being in danger. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Internet Addiction <ul><li>Warning Signs: </li></ul><ul><li>Denial and lying about the amount of time spent on the computer or about what they are doing on the computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Excessive fatigue and changes in sleeping habits, such as getting up early or staying up late (to spend more time online). </li></ul><ul><li>Academic problems, usually grades slipping. </li></ul><ul><li>Withdrawal from friends and declining interest in hobbies. </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of appetite; irritability when cut-off from computer use; a decline in their appearance or hygiene. </li></ul><ul><li>Disobedience and acting out. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Guidlines <ul><li>Make sure you are not sitting too close to the monitor - about an arms length away for 40cm screens is recommended. </li></ul><ul><li>At least every 20 minutes look away from the screen for at least 30 seconds. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to blink - we often blink a lot less when reading and looking at a screen, which causes eyes to be uncomfortable, blurred and dry. </li></ul><ul><li>Use enough lighting - inadequate light can force your eyes to work more and to make you move closer to the screen. Too much light can lead to headaches and sore eyes. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Thank You For Watching And Remember to Compute Healthily! Henry Hannaford VIS (with text from Dr. John Suler, Philip K, Kara M & Riona B