13 Harmful Effects of Using Gadgets Too Much

13 Harmful Effects of Using Gadgets Too Much

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10. Stress

Stress is developed with every gadget you use to communicate. The wait for an important phone call or a skype chat for an interview builds up that extra tension in your mind, thus leading to stress which in turn affects your health.

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11. Tennis Elbow

The constant use of a gadget during the day could make your elbow become sore which in medical terms is called Tennis Elbow. It usually occurs when there is no proper blood circulation in the region.

12. Lose Track Of Your Surrounding

The worst negative effect of gadgets is that you tend to lose track of your surroundings since you are intoxicated with technology.

13. Risk During Pregnancy

One of the negative effects of gadgets on your health is during pregnancy. The radiation from the gadget slows down the rate of brain development of the foetus and may even lead to hyperactivity.

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Murai, S. (2015). Overuse of mobile gadgets hampers students’ ability to study, sleep | The Japan Times. [online] The Japan Times. Available at: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/05/01/national/social-issues/overuse-mobile-gadgets-hampers-students-ability-study-sleep/#.WR6f6OuGNaQ [Accessed 19 May 2017].

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