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How Mobile Addiction is affecting the Brain?

Walk into any public venue and you will probably find people using their phones for a variety of purposes, from conducting business calls to checking their email to updating their Twitter. Our phones have become an inextricable part of our lives. But does this reliance on smartphones have any impact on our brains?Regions in the brain known as grey matter showed changes in size and shape for people with social media addiction, according to a study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors.

Over 24% of kids from 8 to 12 years old have their own smartphone and 67% of their teenage counterparts do, with younger teenagers using an average of about six hours’ worth of entertainment media daily.In one study presented to the Radiological Society of North America, researchers found that young people with a so-called internet and smartphone addiction actually demonstrated imbalances in brain chemistry compared to a control group. What the researchers discovered was that those who had read on an iPad before bedtime displayed a reduction in levels of melatonin, a hormone that increases throughout the evening and induces sleepiness. It also took these participants more time to fall asleep, and they experienced less REM sleep throughout the night(Cherry, 2020).

There are thus a lot of side effects that the use of screen including iPads, Mobile and TVs are having on the mental, cognitive and social skills of the people using those gadgets. This addiction develops with the passage of time and leaves the person with the habit of using them and hinder his or her performance.

Considering the facts that it can lead to severe psychological problems it becomes important for the people around him to understand his or her condition and consult an expert for advising something so that the issue stops right away and proper care is taken. They can refer you to drug treatment programs that might help. Serene Retreat is one of the most efficient and fully-equipped treatment center for all psychological issues and addiction concerns. It is nourished with a large set of experts in psychology and addiction treatment and provides you with the best of the atmosphere and facilities. It is located in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia with its branches across Malaysia and satellite offices abroad.

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