Essay On Advantages And Disadvantages Of Mobile Phones

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Living in a modern world has its own advantages and disadvantages. It is a fact that technology has indeed helped the human race in a lot of different ways over the past couple of years. One of the most common and the most widely used form of technology that has been invented are mobile phones. These pocket-sized phones are basically meant for people to be able to call and text one another, wherever they may be. Then again, things evolve and so does mobile phones. Now, we have what you call smartphone, which is known to not just send messages or make calls, it is now also involved in the social media world, where in the latest news and trends are always in, and by having social media accounts, you can always share your thoughts and feelings. For some, this is so far one of the best inventions ever made, but then again, what does this really do to the human body? Since smartphones and social media basically make the world go round for a lot of people, especially millennials, more and more people are actually suffering from different types of illnesses. Just like how children and teenagers’ eyesight nowadays are simply getting worse because of spending too much time staring at their phone screens, and also having trouble with their…show more content…
So add in a couple of hours of texting and browsing while looking down on the phone. No wonder the neck and upper back would suffer. Dr. Kevin Khalsa, an orthopedic spine social once said that because of too much looking down, it often leads to poor posture wherein the neck and the spine would be out of alignment that strains a small portion of the anatomy. “They come in complaining of neck pain, and when I ask them how much time do you spend on the computer or how much time do you spend texting, they usually give you a smile, and a smile means, yes, I spend a lot of time texting.” Dr. Khalsa
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