Damaging side effects of your SmartPhone Addiction

  • "Text Claw" is a non-medical term used to describe finger cramping and sore muscles that come from continuous scrolling, texting, and gaming on smartphones.
  • "Cell Phone Elbow" describes tingling or numbness in ring and pinky fingers after bending your elbow for long periods of time.
  • Slouching over your phone for hours at a time is ruining your neck and hurting your back muscles.
  • Staring at the tiny font in your texts and scrolling through dozens of tweets can lead to eyestrain, blurred vision, dizziness, and dry eyes.
  • Symptoms of "nomophobia"- no-mobile-phone phobia include anxiety or negative physical symptoms
  • Phantom Pocket Vibration Syndrome - Anxiousness to check messages and social media updates when the phones aren't really vibrating

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