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Bad Effects From Smartphone or Handphone

The presence of smartphones such as BlackBerry, iPhone or the Nokia Communicator is quite phenomenal because it offers many advantages in communication. Because its function is like a mini computer, many of which later crazy. Wherever the feet go, smartphone users continue to stare at the screen as though the phone did not want to miss important things. However, be careful, the use of smartphones that are too intense can lead to disaster. If you are one of the 10 million BlackBerry users, iPhone, or Nokia Communicator, beware of the following adverse effects:

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1. Addictive

His ability to keep connected for 24 hours nonstop for 7 days to make smartphone users are always updated with any news, including to chat with friends. Pleasure that arises when receiving e-mail, SMS, or message identified will lead to pleasure for the Crackberry, the term for the enthusiast BlackBerry. Gradually this will lead to addiction. Research by a team of Rutgers University states, to cure addicts smartphones, which use the same therapy as treatment for drug addicts.

2.Disrupt sleep, honestly, the sound “Tring” from the phone that indicate there is an e-mail or messages received will make us curious to peek inside. This preoccupation can continue until the evening, time to rest and restore energy.Quite a lot of research that mentions the adverse effects lack of sleep. Starting from the reduced work productivity, increase the number of accidents, until the body so easily attacked by diseases.Therefore, turn off your phone before bedtime so you can rest.

3. Reduced productivity

Nobody denies the sophistication of today’s mobile phones to satisfy all communication needs. However, this tool can lead to addiction, disturbing concentration, even robbed of sleep. Research by a team from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2007 showed the use of the BlackBerry has a negative impact in the workplace, such as not meeting deadlines due to the concentration of which is divided between work and the smart phone.

4. Adverse effects of the brain damage the mobile phone radiation on health is still a controversy, but some research suggests mobile phone radiation could trigger brain tumors and insomnia.Too often stared at the phone also can cause nausea and headaches.

5. Endangering the eye linger staring at small text on the mobile screen can cause headaches, blurred vision, and dry eye. Therefore, keep your cell phone is 40-50 inches from the face.

6.Make a stiff muscles

Lately quite a lot of people coming into the practice of Dr. Michael Triangto, SpKO with complaints of pain in the forearm that continues into the upper arm, even up to the shoulder and neck pain. After evaluation it turns out they are too much use of its smartphones. “The muscles of the body are not always prepared in anticipation of excessive work like that. As a result of lactic acid will accumulate and cause pain in the muscles concerned,” said Dr. Michael.

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  1. Charles

    On January 18, 2012 at 9:57 pm

    “keep your cell phone is 40-50 inches from the face.” Seriously? I have long arms and my reach is only 26″ I’m supposed to keep my cell phone twice that distance to look at the screen? Maybe you have a typo going there

  2. Arif rahman 99

    On January 15, 2013 at 5:46 am

    sorry I mean 40-50 40-50 centimeters not inches, I incorrectly typed

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