Changing life-style: Added display time taking toll on well being of Jalandhar residents

Avneet Kaur

Jalandhar, July 12

As the Covid-19 pandemic has turned our dwelling into our workspace, complaints associated to backache, neck ache, eye pressure and related sleeplessness have witnessed a surge.

For on-line lessons and workplace work, each college students and the work-from-employees have been utilizing laptops and mobiles for extended hours as of late. Instead of utilizing a desk and chair to check or work, they quite want sitting on couch, sofa or mattress with a purpose to work amid the comforts of dwelling.

Dr Navjot Dahiya, a city-based Orthopedic Doctor, stated, “With all the stay-at-home activities, our screen time has increased exponentially. Our online activities have also increased. But there is a dire need to understand its flip side. It is having a detrimental effect on our eyes and is also affecting our overall health.”

He stated making use of mattress or couch for a very long time whereas watching TV, working or finding out, weakens and tightens muscle tissues, stiffening the again, shoulders and neck. The instances of cervical, backache and neck ache have elevated manifolds as of late, owing to the sedentary life-style of individuals.

Tanishtha Kaura, a social media marketer, who has been working from dwelling as of late, stated it has develop into troublesome to deal with earn a living from home contemplating the impression it has on our well being. “I developed severe back and neck pain after working from my bed and constantly looking down at the laptop for long hours. We should adopt ergonomic postures to enhance our work efficiency and guard ourselves against several ailments,” she stated.

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