How long can you sit at the phone without harm to health

Life without smartphones is unimaginable. However, they should not be abused either. So,

ophthalmologist Arpine Adamyan, in an interview with the Prime agency, named the allowable amount of time for using the phone. Discuss

First, she noted that when using mobile phones, it is important to take into account the position of your posture, lighting, and the distance of the screen from the eyes, so that you do not run into health problems.

Many people who use it for a long time and oftensmartphones, complain of frequent headaches, dizziness, nausea, weakness, fatigue, impaired memory and attention - the so-called asthenopic complaints

Arpine AdamyanOphthalmologist

She noted that children under the age of seven should notgive gadgets for entertainment, and it is better for teenagers and adults to use the phone “no more than two hours a day with long breaks every 15-20 minutes.” At the same time, the distance from the eyes to the screen should be 30-40 cm, explains Adamyan.

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