Some known risk factors of fibromyalgia are not having enough sleep and poor diet. But another risk factor that many are unaware of is the use of computers and other electronic devices. Many fibromyalgia patients have been unknowingly taking the risks of worsening their symptoms all along.
How Computer Affects your Body
Our bodies tend to have a strong negative response to the computer’s energy field. This may sound a little bit crazy, but it is understood that if we have an energy field, the computer’s energy field is much stronger, thereby interfering with our own. This interference could be the reason behind the painful Fibromyalgia symptoms that we feel.
It has been estimated that more than 3 out of 5 family members own a computer in their home. Almost the same number of people use computers each day in order to get their job done, including other job-related tasks.
Computer is Also A Risk Factor for Other Diseases
You might feel at ease at the thought that you’re definitely not alone in your predicament. Sitting in front of a monitor is actually a risk, not only for fibromyalgia alone but other diseases as well. For instance, people with arthritis are also reported to suffer worsen symptoms due to the use of computers. In fact, those with arthritis are more prone to computer related injuries as compared to fibromyalgia.
Related Studies on How Computer affects Fibromyalgia
Studies on the effects of computer usage were done on both fibromyalgia and arthritis patients. One particular study focus on identifying the presence of increased level of discomfort and pain due to computer usage. Studies found that the pain that result from computer use has something to do with prolonged sitting on a chair, prolonged typing with a keyboard, prolonged staring at a monitor, and many more.
The results of such studies have been clear. A significant number of people suffering from arthritis and fibromyalgia have reported that working in front of the computer has affected their ability to work. These people has also reported feeling discomfort and pain while working.
Reducing the time spent on using your computer and other electronic devices as much as possible can help lessen the pain, discomfort and stress of fibromyalgia.