Using technology nonstop during waking hours can be detrimental to your physical and mental health — do you know how to mitigate and eliminate these risks? Check out this recent feature on PCTV to discover key tips for healthy tech use.
Modern consumer technology is addictive. Our smartphones, apps, and social media are designed to engage users and keep them coming back frequently to see the latest updates and changes.
It’s this overly engaging nature of technology that can make it so detrimental to our health. Both physically and mentally, technology can lead to long-term, chronic issues.
This is precisely what members of the Nexus IT Consultants team recently appeared on Mountain Connections PCTV to talk about:
“These days research has been showing more and more that excessive use of technology and social media is leading to significant health problems, depression, and anxiety,” said Earl Foote, CEO of Nexus IT.
Unrestrained use of technology can lead to several physical and mental health issues:
“For me, it’s a matter of understanding better just how the overuse of technology can become a problem in people’s lives, particularly in the lives of our children,” said Earl. “Not that we should only be concerned about them, but we should also be concerned about ourselves.”