More anxiety, less sex: the data of the addiction to technology

The consequences of addiction to technology is still spewing information about their consequences for those who suffer from it. And it is that, while here we love everything that is Tech, like everything in life, the excesses can provoke sequels terrible that you can isolate the world and of everything around you.

How is that addiction to phones affect your brain

According to the psychiatrist Julissa Rosario Ibáñez, cited by The Universalaccess excessive and too early to technology can lead to manifestations of addiction, and notes that between 13 and 22 years is the age when it develops the greater addiction to the use of devices.

Among the consequences of this behavior is found to be the deterioration of social and labour relations; but also the lack of sleep that leads to anxious states, better known as anxiety, and medical conditions to the memory due to the lack of rest for the brain.

UNAM warns about the Seriefilia, the addiction to the series on the Internet

Just a few weeks ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared officially to the addiction to video games as a mental illness, while other expressions of technology as platforms for content streaming and social networking have also been linked with addictive behaviors and doctors warn of its dangers.

According to a survey conducted by Survey Monkey, 55% of people between 18 and 24 years old perceive that the use of cell phones is negatively affecting their personal relationships; the same 47% of people between 25 and 44 years and 33% of those that are 45 and 65 years.

Technology and sex

Since 2011, there are surveys where the majority of the participants say that they prefer to give up sex than their cell phone. The situation has worsened year-on-year and there are now studies linking the existence of the technology with a systematic fall of the quality of the sex life in couples.

An investigation of the San Diego State University, California, revealed that young americans today have, on average, less sex than the boys of the late 90’s. According to a study published in march of 2017, while a young american at the end of the decade of 90 was, on average, have sex 62 times a year, in 2010 the figure decreased to 53. That is to say, 9 times less, which equates to a reduction of 15 % (in a span of slightly over a decade).

Something similar happened in Great Britain, Australia, China and Japan, and the specialists every time they point more to the technology as the responsible of this change of behavior, in particular cell phones.

Another study conducted by researchers at the National Bureau of Economic Research in the united States were also platforms of content via streaming as a cause of the deterioration of the sexual life of the people. According to their findings, the consumption of this type of services may cause a decline of up to 6% in the volume of sex within a couple.

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