What will be physical effects if children spend all their time sitting in front of the TV and a computer?!

Question: What will be physical effects if children spend all their time sitting in front of the TV and a computer.?
There once was a time when the only TV and computers known to the average person were those the military possessed. Eventually, large corporations found many different uses for computers in the business world, and today, computers are as common in numerous households around the globe. People from all age groups are learning to operate computers and anyone who has worked with computers for long periods of time knows that computers can be just as addicting as smoking.

TV and Computer addiction can have a number of physical, social, and psychological effects on a person and it is to be taken as seriously as any other addiction that a person is battling.
One common physical effect computer addiction can have on a person are back problems. Sitting for so long can take a toll on a person's muscles and can result in poor posture. Poor posture can result in chronic back problems that require the services of a chiropractor. Dry eyes, carpal

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In this age of computers, computer addiction will only increase as time passes. Within the lives of computer addicts it is their friends and family that suffer the most from this form of alienation. Because of the long hours spent engrossed in a TV and computer, addicts often have eating irregularities, such as skipping meals and binge eating. Lacking the desire to make contact with others, means lacking the desire to create new relationships or to build on already existing ones. They lose the desire for human contact and communication and in a way they are breaking away from reality.

When people think of addictions, no one ever thinks of TV and computer addiction to actually be common. Feelings that are common when addicts are at the computer are a sense of euphoria or well-being. For example lying to employers, and family members about their hours spent at the computer and also denying they have a problem. They end up having a constant craving for more time at the computer, and this is where one can identify an addiction.

Along with addiction comes a need to cover up their secret and computer addicts often lie to those around them. More and more people will experience the physical, social, and psychological effects of computer addiction but, thankfully, like other addictions, this condition is treatable. All of these physical effects can be linked to computer addiction. After a certain amount of time, they lose their conversation skills completely. tunnel syndrome, and vision complications are some eye problems caused by over use of a computer. They are often moved to the very bottom of the computer addict's list of priorities.

Seriously though - if it's something you are concerned about then the two hour restriction per day can only be a good thing. If it means you post less here then so what. If it makes you feel better as a person and in your health etc., then surely that makes it worth it.?

I used to be on the computer at all hours of the day and night back in the days of school, but since starting to work full-time (40 hours/week) last year, I'm online and posting only a fraction of the amount. Highly recommend it if possible!
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I sit in front of my computer constantly. I still work out and have a proper diet. They WILL NOT get fat unless they eat the wrong foods. They won't be out of shape unless they do NOTHING else. They will, however, have very light skin unless they aren't caucasian.Health Question & Answer

1. muscles with little tone
2. eye problems

Then, of course, there are the psychological effects - which are often more problematic.Health Question & Answer

yes the will get fat, out of shape and their eyesite will be horrible. its not healthy at all hope this helpedHealth Question & Answer

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