Smartphone addiction or Nomophobia is widely becoming a big problem to both out mental and physical health. With cell phones becoming more integrated into our lives though work and impulse driven triggers such as social media and dating sites people’s daily use is getting out of control.
BankMyCell has created this infographic which aggregated all the latest data including their own survey of 2,186 respondents to illustrate the current state of cell phone addiction. It covers popular topics such as the average daily time people spend on their phones to how it impacts you and your child’s health and learning, both mentally and physically.
Overuse can not only impact your sleeping patterns which can lead to high blood pressure, it also has been linked with long term mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. After reading this you might want to break up with your phone!