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Type of illnesses due to excessive gadget-use revealed!

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 13:00

Washington: As people are getting more and more tech savvy, a host of health issues also come as part of the digital package, which include not only spine issues, but go `neck-deep` than that.

New York Magazine has revealed a list of gadget-related illnesses that can make a person sick and suffer for a long time.

According to Fox News, one of the most common illnesses arising out of excessive gadget exposure is sleep deprivation as a result of bright lights from the gadget that inhibit the body from entering sleep correctly.

The report said that Nomophobia, affects apparently 66 percent of people, which refers to feeling of anxiety for even a thought of prosaic bathroom trip, without the gadget in hand, with symptoms like trembling, sweating, and nausea.

However, quite ironically, gadgets have also been developed to tackle health issues like the Airo wristband that claims to monitor one`s heart rate, workout intensity, sleep patterns and nutritional intake.

First Published: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 13:00

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