Health Alert! Beware of “Text Neck”
If your like me your phone is probably almost glued to your hand, but did you know that texting can be harmful to your health? Years ago news outlets panicked over “text thumb” and now according to chiropractors in the U.K, there’s a new ailment afflicting texters Thousands are being treated for the condition known as “text neck” which is caused by the neck being flexed for too long while staring down at a cell phone. The condition can result in headaches, shoulder, arm and wrist pain is most likely to effect tall, young women with slender necks. To prevent from suffering from “text neck” doctors suggest taking regular breaks from texting or holding the phone in front of my face while texting and there is a third option… Actually calling each other (shudders in fear). Yep I think my neck is done for!