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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Exp 50 years

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Can prolonged working on computer affect nervous system and cause insomnia?

I am wondering if being exposed daily to 4 or 5 hours of computer work , to the energies coming off the computer, affects our nerveous system with results like inability to get to sleep, iritability, and a overactive mental activity symtom?                                                                
Wed, 1 Oct 2014
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4-5 hrs will normally does not cause any harm. Your symptoms could be due to stress. Yes if you work at night on computer then it does alter your sleep pattern causing insomnia & difficulty in focusing.

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