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To start off, In today’s society many people are addicted to their smartphones. We are surround by people every day using, or in some cases over using their smartphones. To start off, the problem and issue in all three articles would be smartphone addiction, otherwise known as “nomophobia” (Axe 1). Nomophobia is the fear of being without your smartphone. The damage from nomophobia includes anxiety, less sleep, wasting time and many more. What are the causes of the problem ? would be wasting time, more anxious, not sleeping as well, kids are picking up naughty, smartphones addiction can hurt and ruin relationship. There are some solutions that can help solve the problem. The 3 solutions that are being considered, such as more human interaction and active airplane mode, establishing “ phone - free zones “.

Why did it happen? Well, because you are addicted to it and the fear of being without one’s smartphone is caused by addiction ( Axe 1). Research has found adult smartphone users between the ages of 18- 29 are affected the most , with. 73% of those studied checking their phones a few times maybe more within an hour ( Gallop 2015 ). Nomophobia is the cause of smartphones problem. For whom is this a problem? This is a problem to everybody who owns a smartphone. Some consequences of this addiction that are stated in article by Axe which are less face to face communion with the people around you, more anxiety happens and many more. Not having your phone around can increases anxiety. Getting less sleep and same people are sleeping with their phones. Being separated from their phones, their heart rates and blood pressure would end up increased and unpleasantness. Over all, why is this a problem because nowadays people are glued to their phones, kids don’t take education seriously. Kids are picking up naughty habits. Nowadays kids are into technology and it hard for them to leave them they are addicted to just like adults. You hardly see them playing with toys and learning new stuff in their life because of technology. Children are learning that always being connected is normal and missing out on the importance of human to human interaction ( Axe 4). When your phone is out of reach or dead, the owners of the phones start to feel anxious or stressed out ( Axe 4). Most people ……. Wait I will say about 90% of people are on social media every single day more than 10 times a day.

The first solution that I picked that can help solve the addiction would be activating airplane mode. Why active airplane mode ? It's a quick and easy way of shutting off all notifications on your phone. The benefit over simply turning off your mobile completely is that you can still snap pictures and access local files on the device. Airplane mode blocks SMS messages and phone calls. “ as you may remember, humankind managed to get by for several millennia before the invention of the smartphone, so it’s possible that you can survive a few hours of interruption - free time”. It can make a difference when you wake up too. Rather than having dozens of notification to check while you're still under the covers, you can enjoy a more natural and leisurely start to the morning. The advantages of the solution would be you can finally rest, less of addiction , to the phone , no more huge amounts of phones calls and messages too. No social media so that means no more posting on facebook or on Instagram , no emails and less notifications. Less charging your phone now because you won't be on it a lot, many more. Airplane mode does a lot of good stuff to reduce the addiction. The disadvantages of this solution would be no mail also no phone calls even if it really important from family, no Wifi so that means no Youtube, no google and many more. I pick this as a solution; in the article by Dr. Josh Axe, Alex states how you should turn off your cell phone

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