Frequently giving children a phone, ipad, laptop, many parents are harming their children without knowing.

Recently, the Facebook page of a young mother Phan Hong Th. has attracted many people by the warning information that parents are “frightened”. The young mother shared, she let her son S.B. (4 years old) watch the phone and TV for many years whenever the child “stubborn” to not bother her and everyone.

Then, he has abnormal manifestations such as continuous blinking, frequent nose twitching, facial twitching when watching TV or phone. Later, when taking son go to the hospital to check, she regrets when the doctor said he suffered from TIC Syndrome due to frequent stress from the phone, television too much. No one knows, the consequences when letting the baby to play phone, watching TV is being increasingly recognized by doctors.

The most typical case is the girl B.T.H. (10 years old) has been diagnosed with myopia, in the last 3 months, her parents visit the doctor does not recognize the associated disease, when the Children’s Hospital check, parents know about their toddlers with TIC syndrome by being “addicted” to phone by their own indifference.

According to Dr. Nguyen Quang Vinh, Children’s Hospital – Neurology Hospital 1: TIC syndrome is a type of functional disorder, manifest in the form of muscle jerk but can not controlled. If the convulsions due to the disease are total muscle involvement, muscle spasms in TIC Syndrome only have one muscle group, such as the muscles of the eyes, the muscles of the mouth, the muscles of the shoulders, the abdominal muscles involved.

TIC is not inherited, not dangerous for pediatric patients. Group of children from 4 to 10 years old is more susceptible, the rate of boys more than girls. It is more and more appear in the group of children “addicted” to television, play smartphone.

According to Dr. Quang Vinh, smartphones often have small screens, when playing games or watching cartoons, children’s eyes must be over-regulated, eyeball swing continuously, eye muscles, face, neck, shoulder work relentlessly, leading to fatigue. The frequency of images displayed on the screen that resonates with brain activity may be responsible for the onset or recurrence of TIC in children.

If it is not treated soon, convulse constantly facial muscle, eyes and mouth becomes a vaginal disability. For those with severe TIC, doctors will be forced to use tranquilizers, and prolonged drug therapy may lead to neurological impairments that affect the brain.

Do not take your child to stressful environments such as playing games, watching movies on the phone too much. About unfortunate children have this syndrome, parents must immediately take measures to “detox” television, phone for children. Parents and teachers must limit to the maximum extent possible all other related stresses that may affect the child, to create a child friendly environment, close to nature.

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