Stress Management

Are You Suffering From Cyber Stress?

Cyber-stress can be described as the negative sensations and symptoms experienced when a person engages in informational, recreational or professional use of near-eye displays, virtual reality displays, personal video displays or head-mounted displays.

The cyber stress symptoms include some of the following:

A) Nausea
B) Eyestrain
C) Blurred vision
D) Dizziness
E) Vertigo
F) Headache

To acquire skills to fight cyber stress read the article. Managing stress and symptoms of stress is important because stress and health are related to each other. You can get stress relief by using stress ball which acts as a stress reliever; natural stress management techniques and therapies; and following the proven stress management tips. Stress management training and stress management tips are provided by many institutes within the campus where stress management teachers are part of regular staff.

If sitting in front of computer for long is the cause of your cyber stress, take note of following.

1. You should keep your computer in front of you (not by your side). It minimizes the chances to twist your body or neck for looking at the screen.

2. Make changes in the position of your monitor and get your computer screen at the eye level or maybe a bit higher.

3. You should never look down at the screen as it stresses your ligaments, neck muscles and disc.

4. Make use of a chair which allows you to sit straight and to bend your knees at 90' angle.

5. A computer chair must have adjustable back, seat and armrests.

If you are suffering from computer stress or other nonspecific pain, see your chiropractor for check up, adjustment and a course of treatment to restore balance to your body. Take a few minutes off every hour to re-position the body by stretching, walking or simply taking deep breaths to relieve the stress.