Slow Internet Connection Increases Stress Levels

by Savitha C Muppala on  June 13, 2013 at 4:35 PM General Health News
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Have you ever felt your temper rising when the internet connection is too slow especially when you are engaged in an important activity or are about to make an online payment?
 Slow Internet Connection Increases Stress Levels
Slow Internet Connection Increases Stress Levels

When this happens, statistics show that five million angry Britons fly into a rage and can actually fling something at their computer. One out of 10 adults feel absolutely stressed when their internet slows down or simply blinks out.

With internet becoming easily accessible on many more gadgets and the likelihood of us hooked on to it, slow internet speeds or complete shut down of the internet can send us into a rage. How long do we wait for websites to load -statistics has shown that we spend up to 13 minutes a day - 11 days a year just waiting for it.

One out of 10 adults feel stressed out when the internet crashes. 14% feel so strongly about it, much more than missing a loved one's birthday. Slow speed on the internet is causing problems within a family. People feel absolutely stressed if they are in the midst of shopping online and the connection goes off.



Source: Medindia

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