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15 Ways Your Smartphone Is Ruining Your Life

You might wanna put your phone down after this…

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    Cell phones cause people to be antisocial! 35% of people use their device as a crutch in public.

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    Distracted walking is a rising issue. Not only can you bump into other people, but you can also bump into poles or walk into the middle of the street without even noticing.

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    33% of people admit to using their phones to look busy in restaurants or bars when they really aren't.

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    33% of people use smartphones while on a date.

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    25% of all car crashes involve cell phone use. Don't be fooled - this includes using speakerphone, headsets, and voice-to-text.

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    One in six cell phones are contaminated with E. Coli! This is due to 75% of people bringing their phones into the bathroom.

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    Cell phones cause distracted driving that can lead to accidents.

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    Reading small, bright screens causes eye strain. 70% of Americans squint while trying to decipher the small fonts.

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    Eye strain from cell phone usage can develop into computer vision syndrome which can lead to dry eyes, difficulty focusing, double vision, and potentially blindness.

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    On average, your eyes are off of the road for five seconds while texting. If you are traveling at 55 mph, five seconds is enough time to drive the length of a football field blindfolded.

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    Smartphones have expanded the traditional 9-5 workday into a virtually 24 hour workday, and that takes away from precious time with your family!

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    The term for the fear of being without a cell phone is called nomophobia.

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    Kids who are addicted to their smartphones have higher risk of sever psycopathologies.

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    "Text neck" is a thing. It's a condition that arises from the stress and pressure added to your neck by constantly browsing and texting on your phone.

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    Using your device for two hours can suppress melatonin by 22%, making it harder for you to get to sleep.

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