Health Problems Associated with Computer Use

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BTEC 150
February 23, 2012
The health problems associated with daily computer use.
This paper represents a general summary of some of the health issues associated with computer use. The number of computers users is growing rapidly. Growing as rapidly are the health problems associated with computer use. Dry and irritated eyes, visual fatigue, and back pain, are among the symptoms most frequently related to computer use. Adolescents are also experiencing problems related to computer use, such as emotional and psychiatric symptoms. Most problems related to computer use are preventable. There are several precautions that can be taken by computer users to avoid problems.
Computer users often report complaints of eye dryness, fatigue and
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