Headaches when watching movie is something very common and normal but it seems to interrupt the excitement and enjoyment in watching movies because whenever you feel headache when watching movie, the only solution is to leave the movie and rest for a while, now lets look at how to watch movies without having headache.
Some movies might be very interesting in such a way that you find it difficult to abandon or leave it for a while just to take some rest and make the headache go. Interesting series can be so addictive and with that, you find it very difficult to leave it for a while but instead, you have a plan to finish the whole season at a go without worrying how your bod will be after watching it.
What causes headache when you watch movies
Staring at a bright device or light for a very long time is somehow full of side effects, but you know when watching movies, spending hours will be like spending minutes on the movie especially if the movie is very interesting.
What really cause headaches when watching movies
1. Too much device brightness
In some cases, headaches while watching movies are caused when the device you use to watch the movie is very bright and eye catchy though when it is bright, you enjoy it more and you get some detailed view in the movie when there is a night scene in it.
2. When the sound is too high (When using earpiece)
Good volume is part of the characteristics that makes one enjoy movies but too much sound can lead to;
- Disturbed hearing
- Being deaf in the real world (when using earpiece)
- Unpleasant sound of the movie which won’t be clear enough
- Sudden shock when there is a sudden incident in the movie
- High fearing level in a suspenseful scene
Just ensure you use a normal sound level, or the sound level recommended by your device or video player (some devices recommend sound levels and warn on high usage)
3. Too much time spent on the movie
Don’t forget that when you spend too much time watching movies most especially interesting series, you get very addicted in such a way that you can’t afford to postpone the next episode for another time, your body will tell to it if you don’t have any preventive measures you add to it while watching the movie.
How To Watch Movies Without Having Headache
To avoid having headache when watching movies, you need to follow some simple rules that can make you last long hours watching your favorite movies without your body telling to it or disturbing you.
1. Make sure the device brightness is moderated
It is very important you take note of your device’s brightness when watching movie so that you will be able to watch and enjoy the movie for a very ling time without any disturbances from your body system.
When your device brightness is high, it disturbs your eye and in such case, lead to headaches or migraines.
2. Moderate the sound (Or as recommended by your device)
Some cool devices recommend a particular level of sound just for better and healthy sound hearing to avoid in most cases headache and making sure you moderate your sound level while watching movies makes you enjoy the movie for a very long hours.
3. Change sides while watching the movie
When you change sides, you gives your body a sign that you are still active which means, relaxing on one side for a very long time and at the same time also staring at a device can definitely cause headache according to some people especially me. So to avoid having headache while watching movies, make sure you switch sides frequently.
4. Don’t watch movies when you are tired
Watching movies when you are tired can cause headaches or migraine in some aspect, watching movie is not a rest whenever you are tired. If you know you are tired and you need some rest, rest a little bit before watching movie instead of watching movie in the aim of relaxing with the movie.
Interesting movies can be very addictive and very hard to leave while watching but make sure you follow some important measures before or while watching it according to your body type, you understand what your body needs and require.