Mèrida, Yucatàn, (May 26, 2021).- Currently, the use of electronic devices for several hours is increasingly common, the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) in Yucatan warns of health risks that can be generated due to excessive handling of computers, tablets, cell phones, headphones, among others.
There are three main damages, one of them is the presence of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (compressive neuritis), which is generally caused by prolonged use of the cell phone; registering symptoms such as numbness, tingling, weakness, or muscle damage in the hand and fingers.
To avoid this type of case, it is recommended to stretch your wrists regularly during the workday. One way to do this is to bring your palms together in front of your chest, with your fingers pointing up, and then slowly raise your elbows until you feel a slight pull on your wrists, holding the position for 20 seconds.
Headphones are another increasingly common object at work, so it is advisable to maintain an adequate volume level to avoid damage to hearing, since otherwise a loss of balance may be generated, up to deafness, in turn, suggests wearing headphones with noise cancellers, to avoid turning up the volume.
Headphones, if are not used in moderation, can lead to deterioration of the hair cells, located in the ear and responsible for transmitting signals to the brain; leading to hearing loss.
To avoid this type of complication, it is recommended: reduce the time that headphones are used, not to exceed 6 percent of the volume that music players usually allow; avoid noisy environments or wear hearing protectors.
On the other hand, damage to vision is also notable and can be registered due to excessive use of this type of device, since the exposure time should not be more than two hours.
To avoid cases of eyestrain, myopia, dry eye, or eye strain, it is suggested to take visual breaks every 10 or 15 minutes, blink constantly and if possible get a monitor or glasses that filter blue light for long hours of work.
more recommended stories
John Kerry, the U.S. special envoy on climate change says the planet is “not on a good track”
The world is “not on a.
Due to lack of registrations, AFAD cancels pet sterilization campaign
The president of AFAD indicated that.
State authorities say that 21,000 Campeche citizens do not have a valid voter ID
Citizens who are in this situation.
Maya senior citizen loses the battle to Covid at age 104 in Kinchil, Yucatan
“Don Lindo”, in the last two.
Rural Police Chief causes traffic accident in Chetumal, Quintana Roo
Chief of the Rural Police of.
After contracting Omicron, Mayor Renan Barrera asks citizens to take care of themselves and their loved ones
Mayor Renan Barrera contracted Covid-19 days.
Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in multi-vehicle accident
The crash happened around 4:35 p.m..
Frontier Airlines will fly to Cancun out of Hobby Airport in Houston, TX
Frontier Airlines is coming to Hobby Airport!.
Clothing industry businessmen predict a better outlook for 2022 in Yucatan
Yucatecan businessmen assure that despite the.
Ford shuts off orders for New “Assembled in Mexico” $20,000 Maverick Pickup trucks
Ford F -4.12% Motor Co. is taking the unusual.