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A 20-year-old female asked:

What are the health effects of excessive use of laptop, cell phone, etc.? especially in young people?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Multiple issues: Eye strain, neck strain/spasm, lower back pain, headache, visual issues, upper shoulder and neck pain, easy distractibility- just for starters.

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