Posted on Jan 01, 2009 | Comments 1
Are you getting headaches while using computer? You will get headache pain and inconvenience in your eyes when you sit for many hours in front of the computer screen.
You are not alone; many office employees are experiencing headaches as they spend long time in front of computers.
Here are 6 ways to prevent computer related headaches.
- Place the monitor in front of you. Keeping the monitor off-centre results in neck and shoulder pains and you have to twist your body to see the screen. It also gives stress to your eyes resulting in headaches.
- Place the monitor arm’s length away from your body when you sit back in your chair. Sitting too close or too far from the computer screen can strain your eyes resulting in headaches.
- Lower the monitor or raise your chair to keep the screen in level with your eyes.
- Increase the font size of your text to about two or three times the size of the smallest text that you can read.
- Adjust the monitor so that the brightness of the monitor is equal to the brightness present behind the monitor. Check that your workplace has enough lighting. Improper lighting can cause headaches.
- Place the monitor in such a way so that there is no glare on the screen, as glare can cause eyestrain, discomfort and headaches. If you cannot avoid glare, use anti-glare screen.
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