Your smartphone might be hurting you

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Smartphones have drastically improved the way we communicate with the out-er world. But there are reasons that it might be hurting you inside. Read on to know more.The need to constantly keep in touch with the world outside has made smart-phones essential for our lives. Trying to constantly keep the phone updated, keeping up with the new gadgets, apps and more is just taking a lot from your life. Here’s how your smartphone might be hurting you.Constant updates on your email ac-count, that constant notification rings can actually reduce your sleep time. Have you been in the situation where a beep has woken you up and you find yourself replying to emails? This can be a major issue if it goes on for long. Try not to use your smartphone after a cer-tain time of the day. Give yourself some time off to be just with yourself or your family.Spending huge amounts of time playing games, surfing for new apps, and a con-stant online presence can develop anxi-ety and reduce quality time with your loved ones. Studies across the world have shown that such habits are killing the personal lives of people who are in-cessantly hooked to their smartphone.Texting can be yet another issue in your personal life and personal health. Inci-dents concerning texting while driving or walking have been many and they are only increasing. It can also affect your personal relations as you are busy texting someone and not concentrating on your immediate needs.Cameras in the smartphones have made a huge difference in the way peo-ple experience live moments. Going out traveling or for a live concert and busy taking pictures or making a video re-duces your ability to remember those ac-tual mo-ments.And the worst of all would be your sex life. Interruption or lack of concentra-tion can be harmful to your sex life. Hearing a ring or a notification ring while you are at it can make a world of difference. Try not a smartphone af-fect the best thing you have with your partner.