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Is All This Screen Time Hurting Your Mind And Body?

Smartphones, Tablets, And TVs: All This Screen Time Is Hurting Your Mind And Body

Here’s an interesting article which I think you will appreciate as well for it explains a couple of things you may be experiencing too:

“Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time catching up on TV shows and movies. I’ll sit on my couch, hook up my laptop to my TV, and binge watch for a few hours. Sometime during the first hour though, my phone comes out. This happens every time. I’m texting friends, checking my social media accounts, googling information about the show I’m watching. By the end of the marathon, there are major holes in the storyline. I usually end up watching these things twice.

Over the past few years, an increasing number of people have been sharing their screen time with other screens. Both the Pew Research Center and Nielsen found in 2012 and 2013, respectively, that about half of smartphone owners use their phones while watching TV. Then, this past April, management consulting and technology services company Accenture found that number rose to about 57 percent. When it came to using other devices, like laptops and tablets, that number rose again to 87 percent of people. That’s a lot of people splitting their attention between devices”

Well I’m sure it does, try spending an evening withgout watching any of your screens and yes that includes your tv set and than go to bed and you’ll notice the next morning that you slept better, seriously try it, you’ll be amazed and hopefully change some of your “bad habits” too

Her’s the link to the full article:http://www.medicaldaily.com/smartphones-tablets-and-tvs-all-screen-time-hurting-your-mind-and-body-335808

Cure Your Own Vision

Cure Your Own Vision

Doctors often turn to behavioral modification to treat some health conditions. They do this because there are learned patterns of behaviors that can contribute to what goes on in your body.

It’s no different with your eyes. You can learn behaviors that can affect your vision. These behaviors are not genetic, which is why you can have a parent with poor eyesight but a child with good vision.

It also works the other way. You can have a parent with great eyesight and a child with poor vision. There are many things that can impact the way you see. But what you might not know is that you don’t have to go through life with poor vision. You can retrain your eye with exercises like the ones taught in the Natural Clear Vision program.

The Root of Visual Problems

Different types of vision problems fall under a particular heading. For example, if you have trouble seeing things far away, the doctor will say that you’re near sighted – meaning you can only see things that are near you.

A diagnosis of farsighted means that while you can see things far away pretty clearly, you can’t see them if they’re close to you. Then, of course, there are other, more serious eye conditions such as glaucoma and macular degeneration.

Some people have a condition known as amblyopia otherwise known as “lazy eye.” Your eye is made up of the cornea, the pupil, your lens, the retina, the optic nerve and more.

Even if you’ve had good eyesight, it doesn’t guarantee that you’ll keep good vision because any one of these parts can be affected by behaviors, by infection or injury and in turn, your vision can become poor.

What most people don’t realize is that poor vision is not the root of a visual problem. It’s merely one of the symptoms. Just like pain can be a symptom of a sprained ankle, not being able to see clearly is a sign that something has gone on with your eye.

Now what happens when people have trouble seeing, is that they go to the doctor who immediately looks at the symptoms. The eye is then treated according to the symptom without ever looking for the root cause.

If you wear glasses or contact lenses, most doctors will not ask you if you were born with the poor vision that you have. They just want to treat whatever you’re dealing with at the present moment.

But vision problems can be successfully treated to give you good vision. Take amblyopia for example. The images that you see get transferred to your brain through your eyes.

Your brain will focus on the one that’s the strongest and clearest which is why something like amblyopia has to be treated when it’s first noticed or it will continue to be an issue.

The most common treatment for this condition is using a patch to cover the stronger eye so that the one with the weaker vision is forced to strengthen. Other treatments include getting glasses or in severe cases, having surgery.

Treating the Symptoms Verses Getting a Cure

This is one of the biggest problems in the field of ophthalmology today. Someone goes to see the eye doctor because of vision problems and they leave with a prescription to get a pair of glasses or contacts.

But you might want to be careful that you don’t automatically think your eyesight is suddenly cured, because wearing glasses or using contacts only masks the poor vision.

It doesn’t treat it because these are only aids or tools.  And in many situations, the treatment can actually do further damage to your vision instead of helping you.

Take glasses for instance. If you’ve ever gone to the eye doctor, you know how fast the doctor flips the dials on the machine and says, “Which one is better? A or B?”

If you’re an adult, you can pretty much figure out what you can and cannot see. You can tell a minute difference in your field of vision while the doctor flips the dials.

However, a child doesn’t have the same quick decision making ability and they often can’t tell a difference in vision changes through a machine. So they blurt out whatever they need to say to get the visit over with.

As a result, kids and many adults end up with glasses that are the wrong prescription. This in turn only makes their vision worse. If you get a pair of glasses or contacts where one side is too weak, it forces the other eye to work harder.

It can also throw your balance off kilter because you’re not seeing everything in tandem the way your vision is meant to work.  If you get a pair of glasses that are too strong, it can cause other physical problems, such as headaches, along with blurry vision.

You can experience the same situation with contacts being too weak or too strong. But having contacts can open up a new set of problems. Contact lens wearing has been associated with mild to severe eye problems.

Wearing contact lenses can cause your eyes to become irritated and watery. You can also experience light sensitivity. Itching and redness is common. Making your vision worse can also happen because you can develop blurred vision from the use.

In some cases, pain and swelling can occur. Your eyelid will be tender to the touch and your eye will feel as if it’s bruised. More serious side effects associated with wearing contact lenses are infections – both short and long term – long term irritations and abrasions on your corneas.

Most people experience problems with contact lenses because your eyes need a certain amount of oxygen for their health. Wearing lenses doesn’t allow your eyes to get the amount of oxygen they need so you can develop problems.

And again, wearing contact lenses is a means of treating the symptoms rather than offering a cure like you’d find in Restore My Vision. To avoid wearing glasses or contact lenses and in an attempt to cure their vision problems, some people turn to surgery.

One type of surgery is laser surgery. With this procedure, a laser is used to reshape the cornea. How it reshapes the cornea is by removing eye tissue. The problems with this way of treating poor vision is that it can cause you to lose even more of your ability to see.

It can also fail to work. So you end up with the same vision despite the hassle and expense of the surgery. Because the surgery is changing the shape of the cornea, this can cause astigmatisms to develop.

Having this procedure can cause additional visual problems such as double vision, blurred vision and even loss of vision. To top all of that off, sometimes the surgery has to be redone because it simply doesn’t take the first time.

Most people who do have laser eye surgery done will end up having to have it done again in their lifetime. The reason, once again, is because this is a form of treatment and not a cure.

If you’re looking for a cure for your vision problems, then you need something that offers you a cure rather than a treatment plan…

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