There are a lot of things out there that are trying to kill you. Stressful coworkers kill you, and so do loud neighbours, Darth Vader’s stormtroopers, and hot dogs. You can add cellphones to that list. A new infographic outlines the ways that our obsession over our phones are creating some pretty drastic health problems, including a reduction in sleep which in turn boosts our risks of diabetes.
Here are some highlights:
- 22% of people would give up brushing their teeth before giving up their phone.
- 43% of iPhone users would give up their shoes for a week before giving up their Apple gadget.
- 70% of women experience a phobia of losing their phones.
Check out the infographic below for the frightening deets, or click here for a larger version. Don’t let your smartphone autocorrect-fail your lifespan!