Addicted to the internet, off late? Well, it could be an addiction or it simply could be an illness that you aren't aware of.
These days apart from an internet addiction there are several other diseases and health issues people face when they spend several hours on the net.
From obesity, to deep vein thrombosis to eye strain. The internet has become a silent killer and one of the many reasons why we are all stressed and tensed in life.
If you've been suffering from severe eye strain watering of the eyes and flicking, you've been bugged with the so called internet sickness.
Likewise, there are many more health problems faced by people who spend countless hours on the internet, take a look at these number of internet sicknesses thriving around the globe, you will be shocked!
The Common Internet Addiction
More than a million people suffer from internet addiction, mainly due to porn. Internet addiction is the cause to many health problems like heart diseases, stress, stroke etc. It is possible to get rid of this internet illness, but it takes a lot of time and effort from the patient.
The upper limb disorders include: neck tension syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, tendinitis (mainly hands/wrists), tenosynovitis, bursitis, repetitive strain injury (RSI), and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
The Facebook Depression
More than a billion people are logged onto facebook 24/7 either on the desktop or mobiles. Facebook depression is nothing but one undergoing change of mood swings at the sight of statues posted by people.
DVT is also called as Deep Vein Thrombosis. This is a popular internet illness which is raging among the younger generation. It is caused due to lack of immobility, where in it leads to the formation of a blood clot in a deep vein causing problems like heart attack or stroke (depending on where the clot has lodged itself).
When you sit in a poor posture while working on the desktop or laptop, it leads to severe back pain. This internet problem also increases when your obese and follow bad habits like smoking.
There are three types of headaches which are affiliated to the internet. Tension headaches, Chronic Daily Headaches and Stress Headaches. When you are down with any of these internet sicknesses you normally feel unwell and depressed.
Intensely staring at the computer screen for a couple of hours can make your eyes water and itchy, thus leading to eye complications. Avoid staring too much and give your eyes a break when at work.