What happens when you love your gadget too much?
The medical lexicon constantly changes, with updates and revisions happening every day, but not every addition to the health vernacular concerns life and death.
At the same time our embarrassing reliance on gadgets has ballooned, so too have the number of disorders and ailments that accompany our tech infatuation. "Text neck"? "BlackBerry thumb"? Could these actually be real afflictions? From cell phone-caused elbow pain to touchscreen-induced blisters, here's a rundown of some of the most pathetic tech-related ailments doctors must groan over today.
Photographing Civil War reenactments using period technology helped Richard Barnes create a fascinating blur of past and present. See more photos onli... More Photographing Civil War reenactments using period technology helped Richard Barnes create a fascinating blur of past and present. See more photos online in National Geographic magazine: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/05/civil-war-sketches/barnes-photography
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- I'm a tech-head — first in line to buy the latest and greatest.
- I'll typically wait for the first wave to pass and the bugs fixed before diving in.
- If it ain't broke, don't fix it. I hang on to my tech goodies for good reason.
- I'm still using a VCR and my late '90s flip phone.