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I work these much time with technology, it is fine for my health?

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whms

hey, users i just want to ask that the time how much i stick with my laptop is fine for my health?

I use my laptop 12 hours a day. Out of that i spend 9 hours in coding python...

Will it have a bad effect on my health?

please tell..

In the last 40 days i have used my laptop for approx. 15 days...

Will it effect my health

And by the way i am 12 years old...

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gregory54

Nothing excessive when it comes to technology is good for health, that's just a fact. Just consult a gastroenterologist hepatologist and you'll find out just how bad technology can get for your health. You'll just hate the sight of technology learning about all this.

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Maverick69

The answer is yes. Technology has become an essential part of our lives, and some people don’t even remember what life was like before the internet and smartphones. But this doesn’t mean that we have to give up our health in order to use them. I also recommend you visit https://masterbundles.com/doctors-note-templates-free-premium/ source to get premium templates. If you are concerned about your eyesight or other health issues, you can use some tips from experts to stay healthy while using technology.

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yagode2674

Always working with technology for sure puts an effect on the health. It is something I got to know about when I was reading article on Massage types. It was a very informative post and very well written as well.

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mwilki7

From what I've read, there isn't much evidence that staring at computer screens causes short-sighted-ness. There may be temporary side effects such as dry eyes, eye strain, headaches. In terms of computer screens, keep it at least three feet away (at least that's what my work's safety classes drilled into me).

I've been using screens regularly since I was 10 (I'm 24 now, perfect 20-20 vision).

The most important thing you can do is to make your station comfortable. If you feel strain in your arms/fingers then you should change your desk configuration.

Make sure your chair has armrests. Make sure your arms rest at the same elevation as your laptop/table to minimize strain on your wrists.

An adjustable swivel chair with armrests is the best option.
A table with lots of leg space is also a good option.

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InvisibleOne

Am I a self proclaimed expert on this subject...jk but I do spend a lot of time on my computer. I code on a computer, I do my school on a computer, and I work eight hours a day on a computer. I think that yes it can have an effect on your health.
Not to sound like a pyscho, but computer screens can and well effect your eyes. They can weaken them and cause them to rely on looking at things up close, basically they can make you short sighted.
Another issue with computers, if they are connected to wifi is EMF's, while there isn't much known about them, in large amounts they can have negative effects. And since they don't know much about them, it is best to avoid them so turn of your computer's Internet while not using it.
Working on a computer 12 hours a day can also effect you health by the fact that you aren't doing much else. It is important to take breaks, move around, and not just exist as a couch potato.
I would suggest that you get one of the apps then tells you to get up for like ten minutes every hour.
Another possible issue is poor form. When looking at a computer most poeple bend over slightly and don't have very good posture, which can lead to becoming a hunch back as well as neck and back problems.
Personally, I would try and limit your time on a computer, or at least take breaks when you can.
Will you die? No, but you still shouldn't spend too much time on a computer. I would suggest talking to someone who knows you well, and has a lot of life experience, such as a parent or trusted adult, see what they think.
As for the coding 9 hours a day, that seems a little much, personally I wouldn't code that much, as you can over stress your brain and you'll actually end up learning less then if you took breaks and then did one or two hour bursts of coding. That is just my personal style, and really it depends on what you want to do.

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whms

@InvisibleOne
I never get stressed....
In fact, I just take 2 break in the whole 12 hour period...
They are:
1st break: just lunch!
2nd break: just to play football with my younger sister for 1 hour...

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InvisibleOne

Well as long as you stay active and take breaks, I don't think it will effect your health too much

@Whirlpool

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whms

@InvisibleOne
I am infact active..
I never feel tired after my 12 hour techy dose..

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InvisibleOne

Then I don't really see an issue with it

@Whirlpool

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Coder100

Well, your eyesight will decrease, so make sure to take 10-minute breaks every 30 minutes.

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whms

@Coder100
In the whole period I just take 2 time rest 1 for lunch and second for playing football with my sister..

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Coder100

@Whirlpool
take a bit more of break

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whms

@Coder100
I don't have anything more to do these days!

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Bookie0

Hi,

I dont think there is much scientific proof that looking at a screen for so long makes your eyes and your brains rots, but it still does have plenty of side effects. Personally, 12 hours a day on your laptop is a lot, and you say you spend 9 hours coding. I'm assuming thats a hobby, as you're still 12 years old. So as a hobby, coding is fine, but coding for almost 10 hours, thats really a lot. you should take many many breaks, I'd say at least every hour get up and stretch and breath some fresh air or soemthing, but some people need breaks every half hours, some every few hours, etc.

But what about you? do you feel tired after 12 hours of screentime? 12 hours of screentime is, well, half a day. Since I'm assuming you do eat and shower and do homework and brush teeth etc, then you probably dont wake up immediately go to your screen, so that means if you are 12 hours on your laptop, that could mean you wake up at 7am and sleep at almost midnight. And what about school? so much computer time should make you distracted, and could also make you less working. Do you feel less productive/tired/drowsy-eyed after so much intense screen time?

Not only there is mental health, but also physical health. Like i said before, theres not much proof that screens directly kill your eyes, but hey, better not risk it sooo much. Besides, if you have to be 12 hours in front of a screen (like employees at apple, google, facebook, twitter, etc.), then make sure you're comfortable; your chair is good, your screen is directly in front of your eyes (neck sprain), or your neck can hurt, and your muscles of your back will also hurt.

so yea, in a nutshell: try to limit your screen time. Like you can do half an hour less every day and try to put it down to like half or something or 3/4 of it. take frequent breaks! 12 hours like that of screen time, many people cant just do it (especially if you're 12 years old). And try to reseearch about the topic yourself a bit. heres what i found

and if you're really addicted, and its a problem, tell ur parents or contact your doctor or something.

Thanks for listening to my ted talk! :)

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whms

@Bookie0
well I just take only 1 break this is only for lunch, I am having my online exams these days.. I wake up at 3am and I sleep almost at 11:30pm...
I do coding while sitting on my sofa... That's really comfortable

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Like I have read in my book that we should look at a very far object with full focus every 25 minutes while working on computer..
I don't do that instead I work on thonny and PyCharm on night mode..
I leave laptop at 10pm at night... Then I eat my dinner then I sleep...

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About my studies....
I always secure the 1st rank in class...
Before the 1st month of school is over, I have read all the books..

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Bookie0

@Whirlpool
well only 1 break, thats frankly terrible. wake up at 3am, sleep at 11:30, very bad as well lol. And coding on sofa, what about your neck and your back

and yes its better to not have your screen right in front of you, better if its further.
but about your studies its ok, but still your screen time is too high lol

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k9chelsea2

i dont see the issue with that tbh, but make sure you take frequent breaks

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Whacko

Hmmmmm... Maybe... 2 hours a day?