Computers have become indispensable part of our daily activities. The computer revolution has taken of our workload to a great exchange but has brought in new strain and new challenges to our health and body. Computer ergonomics aims to reduce all these health side effects to your body and to get maximum productivity out of you.
The way you use computers affects your vision, your back, joints, general health etc….
How can we ward of these side effects.
Few healthy tips to solve this out
You should be at least 75 cm from the screen while using computer. Its better to have a matching light in the surrounding than keeping computer in the dark as many children do. The most important part is that there should be as little glare as possible from all light sources. Many people especially the children who play games are seen to have less blink rate. So it’s healthy to give attention to that part also. If you have drying of eyes visit a doctor to get some freshening eye drops prescribed.
About 70% of people who regularly use computer complain of back pain and neck strain, usually relieved by a good rest. The best way to get rid of this problem is to have a good posturing. Sit in a way with your back relaxed, your chin up. You have to select a chair such that it supports your spine well. The chin should be up and the monitor should be parallel to your view.
Avoid sitting like a statue before the computer, because you might get a stiff back by the end of the day. So move about frequently as you can. Please stand up, walk a bit, and swing arms to relax at least in one hour. You will find marked difference in your back strain. Many after the hectic work find sex as a stress reliever. If you have a strained back you need rest so better go for a sound sleep.