Excessive Use of Internet and its Effects to our Health

The excessive internet use affects our health, not only emotional but also physically. In fact the negative effects can be felt by teenagers who play frequently and or a very long time and they are revealed in the following symptoms and consequences:

 

SYMPTOMS

Emotionally

  • Desire to spend more time online
  • Neglect family
  • Neglect school and personal obligations
  • Reduced social activity
  • Lack of interest in their own health
  • Lack of interest in other important activities to say longer on the net

Physically

  • Sleep disorders
  • Visual problems
  • Problems in the flexiblity of muscles

CONSEQUENCES

Negative

Positive

  • Predisposition for the development of depression and states of anxiety
  • Predisposition for aggression
  • Less sensitivity to violence in real life
  • Social isolation
  • Low self-esteem
  • Boredom
  • Immaturity
  • Addiction
  • Get used to technology and the online universe in a easy way
  • Learn to perform multitasking
  • Learn to follow instructions
  • Learn to think logically, rapidly and to solve problems and take decisions
  • Improve eye-hand

coordination

  • Reduce anxiety and increase self-esteem
  • Overweight

 

Bernardo Rodrigues
João Miraldo

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