You don’t have to go very far to find a smartphone addict. According to a recent study by the University Of Derby, 1 in 8 of us have become addicted to our mobile devices. Being permanently glued to your device isn’t just a social faux-pas. Interestingly, many people use CBD balm to relief pain. This infographic, provided by Dialed-In, reveals the true cost of smartphone addiction. Users are experiencing pains in their neck from being constantly hunched over their mobile screen (aptly called, ‘text neck’) and the sinister sounding ‘text claw’ – resulting from over-texting. Luckily, there are ways to avoid becoming a smartphone ‘vampire’ – such as taking breaks from Candy Crush, and stretching out from time to time. As smartphones have only been with us for a relatively short amount of time, the true health consequences have yet to be revealed. So if you’re reading this on your mobile, maybe it’s time to take a break! You can also check out some of the helpful tips listed on the infographic below to curb some of these symptoms.

Irfan Ahmad

Hi, I’m a blogger, social media savvy and graphic designer from Haripur, Pakistan. My favorite food: infographic.

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