Computers are popular, a recent survey estimated the total number of computers is 1.3 Billion (133 Caror) in the whole world. But, the popularity of computers has brought an issue of “bad health” into people’s lifestyles.
Millions of people suffer from eye strain, back pain, wrist pain, headaches due to high computer usage.
Neglecting this issue can cause severe problems and diseases. To help you here, we have created an awesome info-graphic which will show you 8 practical tips to stay healthy while using a computer.
1. Eat vitamin A, C, E rich food
Vitamin A, C, and E are essential to provide necessary nutrition to your eyes. Working in front of a computer requires users to focus on the screen and due to this, your eyes can feel the stress. To handle that, you should eat oranges, grapes, tomatoes, carrots, broccoli, and other leafy vegetables.
2. Use IMAK wrist gloves
IMAK wrist gloves are designed for laptop use. They provide the necessary support to your palm and hand to reduce the risk of continuous wrist pain.
3. Exercise regularly
Regular exercise boosts your overall health however for heavy computer users it is best to do head tilts, quadriceps stretch, calf stretch, shoulder stretch, etc.
4. Use mechanical keyboards
Regular keyboards use rubber domes while mechanical keyboards use springs that provide better feel. On mechanical keyboards, it is easier to type and move your finger.
5. Use an ergonomic mouse
Regular mice don’t offer the comfort needed by your hand and palm while ergonomic computer mice are designed to provide full support to your natural hand position.
6. Drink plenty of water
Water is the most necessary fluid our body needs to run every body part. For this reason, you should drink plenty of water every day. Even when you don’t feel thirsty you should drink sips of water.
7. Get a good chair and back support
You have to sit for long hours to work on the computer which affects your back and neck. To provide the necessary rest and support, you should invest in a good quality office chair.
8. Define a sleep cycle
Sleeping is very important for our body to recharge for the next day. If your sleep cycles are different then you will find it difficult to sleep and wake up at a certain time. Hence your schedule will get affected.
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