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How Screen Time Is Affecting Our Health

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The problem with digital screens is that they emit blue light. Blue light can cause eye strain (prevalent in 91% of adults between the ages of 18-39), damage the retina, and lead to long-term vision problems like cataracts and macular degeneration. Screen time also causes difficulties with sleeping since blue light mimics daylight, which then reduces the amount of melatonin we release. More than 80% of adults use digital screens in the hour before they go to bed, which is problematic. Increased screen time is also linked to some other health conditions, from obesity to diabetes. A study of 50,000 » » » [Read more]

Symptoms of Eye Strain

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Straining your eye muscles can produce a variety of symptoms. Because of that, eye strain can be a debilitating repetitive stress injury. Chronic eye strain may also be a significant factor in learning and attention problems. Furthermore, you may not even recognize some of these symptoms as “eye” problems. However, once you understand that these issues are symptoms of eye strain you are well on your way to treating eye strain or preventing eye strain entirely. Symptoms of Eye Strain Headaches Pain in the neck Back pain Spasms or twitches around the eyes Dizziness Lightheadedness Car sickness Nausea Blurred vision » » » [Read more]