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What your computer does to your health will shock you!

This is truly shocking!

Written by Poorva Chavan | Published : September 30, 2015 12:12 PM IST

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Sitting-in-a-office

Are you someone like me who types away at the keyboard all day? Well, the saddest part about it is the toll that our computers take on our health. Scroll through to find out.

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Cervical-Spondylosis

Cervical spondylosis: Sitting in one position, that too in chairs that have a poor backrest, can damage your posture. It also puts a strain on the joints in your neck increasing your risk of cervical spondylosis.

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Hands Of An Office Woman Typing

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a repetitive stress injury (RSI) that is characterised by pain in hands and fingers as the median nerve that passes through carpel tunnel gets compressed. One of the causes of the compression includes making the same hand movement over and over again where the wrist is bent as in the case of typing on keyboards.

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Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis: Sitting for a long time can obstruct blood flow to your legs and increases the chances of clot formation. The clot can further travel to the lungs through the bloodstream and can obstruct the air passage that can be fatal. DVT has no signs and symptoms but some people experience swelling and redness in the affected area. Also Read - 5 Advantages Of Robotic Knee Replacement Surgery