‘Sitting is the new smoking’ – 60% of Americans suffer from Silicon Valley Syndrome

You are achy, your back hurts, you have trouble sleeping, and your head is pounding — you could have Silicon Valley syndrome.

“Personal posture trainer” startup LumoBack released the results of its study today that examined “Silicon Valley Syndrome,” otherwise known as the physical and mental health symptoms that arise from spending WAY too much time sitting in front of computer screens.

The results are shocking. 60 percent of Americans report that they have experienced adverse health effects as a result of technology.

via VentureBeat.

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