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Side-effects of cellphone: Horns like 'spike' growing on young people’s skulls

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 21 June 2019, 15:47 IST

Research has created a panic situation among technology users which stated that horns are growing on human’s skull due to excessive use of cellphones.

There is no doubt that mobile technology has changed our living style and also brought changes in our postures and gestures too.

Several studies have claimed that how using mobile phones spoiling human beings and their daily habits. Even many diseases have come to light which caused due to the use of phone and lead to problems like dizziness, eyesight weakness, obesity, cancer, and many other side effects.

Even after knowing all the consequences, we molded ourselves according to it.

Recently, new research in biomechanics came to light which suggests that young people are developing hornlike spikes on their skulls.

According to the research published in  Washington Post, NBC, and Newsweek claiming that mobile use causing to grow spike on heads which is caused by the forward tilt of the head.



As people use a mobile phone while leaning down their head, which causes shift weight from the spine to the muscles at the back of the head and caused bone growth in the connecting tendons and ligaments.

Due to which a hook or hornlike feature noted by the doctors on people’s skull, just above the neck.

The study was conducted by a pair of researchers named  David Shahar and Mark Sayers at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, which claimed that an unwanted bone is growing on human’s skull due to the use of modern technology, especially due to mobile phone.
Researchers said that handheld devices users used to bend their heads forward to make watch the miniature screens of the gadget.

According to the washingtonpost.com, ‘researchers’ first documentation of a physiological or skeletal adaptation to the penetration of advanced technology into everyday life.’

After this research created a buzz on social media, many users getting panic and worried about their health too.

Well, if you want to save yourself from growing a protuberance on your head then, we advise you to minimize the use of a mobile phone as you may not only get a horn but your health too affected due to the excessive use of a phone.

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First published: 21 June 2019, 15:32 IST