Let’s be honest, technology is here to stay. We are so far into the technology age that we can no longer deny the impact it has on society and how we operate today. We do everything with technology and electronics, read, write, shop, socialize, even work, and being that we’re currently still maneuvering through a pandemic and life has changed as we know it, people are definitely sitting on their laptops a lot more often than they used to. Since working from home, content editing and online streaming are a way of life now, it’s important to know how to protect yourself from frequent migraines and headaches due to constantly staring at a screen for hours at a time.
Why You’re Experiencing Migraines Often
If you suffer from constant headaches and prolonged migraines, you probably often wonder why you do.
Maybe it’s the constant social media scrolling or you were in a really noisy area and it triggered a headache that has yet to go away.
Maybe it’s time for new eyeglasses. Your migraine could develop from anything, but did you ever think about how it could come from using the wrong settings?
Not everyone is tech-savvy and even though people spend so much time on their electronics nowadays, many don’t realize that sometimes you have to change your settings. Sometimes the problem is simply changing the way your computer operates.
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How Changing Your Computer Settings Might Benefit You
When getting a new computer, if you’re not aware of how to work it and what configurations work best with what you plan to use your computer for, then you’ll most likely leave the settings exactly how they are. When new computers turn on, they’re set on manual or auto. This is because these settings are usually the easiest to understand and work with, but just because they’re easy to work with, doesn’t mean they’re benefiting you.
Changing your computer settings can be extremely beneficial to your eyes and headspace. Sometimes your settings are too strong and they’re causing more damage.
For example, having an extremely bright backlight can cause headaches and mess with your vision. Sometimes your backlight might be too low, which causes eye strain because you’re struggling to see. Then there’s the possibility that your