Addiction For Cell Phone Addiction

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Cell phone Addiction is a devastating and pervasive issue in the whole world. “90% of U.S citizens own a cell phone.”(psychguides) Cell phones are majorly improving causing people to enjoy them more which results in them using the cell phone to much. “67% people admitted to checking their phone even when it didn’t vibrate or ring. “(Psychguides) This is called phantom vibration syndrome. “9 out of 10 people have phantom phone syndrome.”(WebMD) I have it and you most likely do too. Some symptoms of cell phone addiction are 1. A need to use the cell phone more and more often in order to achieve the same desired effect. 2. Not being able to use the cell phone less often. 3. Preoccupation with smartphone use. 4. Uses cell phone when they are…show more content…
It is not something to blow off and take lightly. It can really take a toll on a young teenager. Since you are most likely hunched over when you are using a cellular device it is putting lots of strain on your back which can cause lots of problems to it and can leave some permanent damage. “According to 2015 statistics, 45% of young people aged 16 to 24 now suffer from back pain as their spinal disks are put under pressure. That’s a 60% rise from 2014. A 2014 study, published in Surgical Technology International, found that texting can add up to 50 pounds of pressure on a person’s spine, depending on the angle at which the person is texting.”(Leonard) Smartphones can also cause occipital neuralgia- a neurological condition where the nerves that run from the top of the spinal cord up through the scalp become compressed or inflamed. This causes the person to experience headaches or migraines. There are no known treatments other than numbing injections, yoga and not using your cell phone as much as you normally do, Most people describe it as a metal bar driving into their skull. Smartphones don’t just cause physical things like that, but they also cause emotional problems. Some people develop anxiety or depression because they expect updates or invitations and interaction with their friends. When they don’t get messages from them they get worried which leads to anxiety and depression. People can also get stress from cellphones because they expect

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