TOPIC: Why too much screening is bad for our health
Nowadays screens such as television, smart phone, computer etc. are a part of everyone’s life.
While there is growing evidence showing the negative effects of screen time on adult and children.
Your family can improve their health by cutting back the amount of time spend in front of screen.
Whether the whole family sits around staring at their smart phones or you keep the television on in the background. Too much screen time can be harmful.
Here are few negative effects of screen time on adult and children
Too much time engaging in a sedentary activity such as playing video games or watching television can
be a risk factor for obesity.
Heart health is also impacted and can lead to a higher risk of diabetes, increased blood pressure or
The light emitted from electronic devices interfere with brain's sleep cycle and can prevent getting a
good night sleep.
Chronic neck and back pain:
Too much screen time can lead to poor posture causing chronic neck, shoulder and back pain.
Depression and anxiety:
All the time spend in front of screen can negatively affect your mental and emotional well being.
Limiting screen time to just a few hours a day may help us from negative affects of screen time.