Health & Social Drawbacks

Effect of Laptop on Children

Now a day, children are getting more attracted towards the latest technology, like laptops, mobiles and tablets. They are spending more time on screen which is not good for their health. Children are very sensitive and they need special care and attention. You cannot leave you children alone by handling them a laptop.

Although young children can spend just one hour on laptop if using it for study or gaming purposes.  Otherwise, it is not recommended to handle the gadgets to little kids. As it has multiple side effects that I am going to share with you people.

As you know too much use of everything is bad. This latest generation is more inclined towards laptops and tablets. Even parents handle the laptops to their kids who are unable to walk still. This is an extreme malpractice. You should take great care of your children health. Yes, definitely it’s a health issue. Kids are meant to be cared related to their each and everything.

Health associated risk with too much screen time

Here, I will tell you the health related risks to children from laptops. The laptop is meant to be the adult’s gadget or device. It should be kept away from the children. So let me tell you some of the things about it that you would definitely like to listen.

Effects on eye sight

Too much screen timings affect the eyes obviously. Kids start loving to use the screens than doing other healthy activities. These kinds of gadget screens release rays that are very harmful for kid’s eyes. Extreme screen usage causes computer vision syndrome CVS. This is the reason for stress, dry eyes and blur vision etc.

It is harmful to let your children play on laptops all the time, or watch cartoons etc. along with this issue, some of the other issues are also related with kid’s eyes. Like there commonly occurs a problem of near sightedness. They get an extra exposure to blue light. This all affects the most sensitive part of human body, the eyes.

Social Skills Issues

Kids using these technologies have mostly seen with the issues with their social skills. They like to stay alone. They start to live in loneliness.  Their behaviors start changing and they start dislike talking to other people. Their social behaviors get ruined. Each and every kid whose upbringing is done like this, makes a weak and non-social society.

Infact this technology is ruining the interactions between kids. So, I hope that you understand that it is not a good thing for your children health. Yet you can let them see some good and encouraging content for just some time with visual breaks.

Unhealthy strange postures

When children are playing or watching something, they keep sitting in a same position for many hours. Slightly these bad habits develop is them and habits are hard to break. This creates an unhealthy posture. Most of the children sit in the back bended posture. This looks strange and unusual. Ultimately their body shape get’s affected.

Less physical activity

Kids are the growing bodies. They need more physical activity and nourishment. Gadgets make them so much involved that their physical activities ruins at all. So, encourage your children to do some physical activity. You can make them involved by doing activities yourself. This will drench the kid’s mind towards different plays and activities other than laptops.

Sleep problems

Yes, it is true. Extreme screen usage can cause insomnia. Children face sleeping issues and disturb their parents. And unconsciously, parents make them calm by giving such devices, while they are the main problem. Do not allow your kids to use them on their other timings like eating and sleeping times. You should not have to treat your children badly but tell them with sympathy and kindness.

Let them to make a proper sleep during their sleep timings and everything will be fine at all. As sleep issues further causes other problems. This makes them disturbed and annoying individuals and affect on their behaviors too.

Creates laziness

Kids are becoming more sluggish by using these gadgets. Kids should be learned about adopting good ethics, manners and active behaviors. But using laptops all the day makes them so sluggish. This is a state to be noticed and being worried about. As being a parent, you all must take great care of you children health.

You should have to make them a healthy and active individual and a good citizen. And for this purpose, you must take care about theses little issues that created the bigger ones later on.

Final words

In the end I would like to say that laptop is a good technology but for adults and youth.  Along with this, extra use of something is obviously bad. This latest technology is definitely not meant for the children, either uses it for a little time or more. Just try to avoid handling them your kids, these laptops, mobiles and tablets etc. Let them involved in positive and healthy activities that groom up their body and minds too.

As health is a great thing and it shouldn’t be compromised, especially in case of your kids. So, talking great care of your kid’s health, keep them away from gadget screens. You can let them play on laptops when they got older enough to take care of themselves. So that they cannot get any harm like breaking the laptop screen and damaging their selves etc.

Read this whole article carefully and ask me freely if you have any questions. Good luck.


Hello, my nick name is Anumnu! Fact Scholar is a daily updated blog about Fashion & Beauty, Ethics, Health Fitness, Research Article, Stories and everyday moments from all over the world.

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