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These keyboards look weird and the first time you use one, you’re probably not going to like it. There will be a learning period to get back up to your normal typing speed. However, it can greatly reduce the potential for certain wrist problems. Their odd design positions your hands in a more natural straight line, instead of being bent as when you’re using a traditional keyboard.

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If you’re expecting to work from home for a while, an adjustable desk is worth considering. Note, not specifically a standing desk, but a motorized desk that gives you the option to stand for part of the day, sit for part of the day, and adjust its height to make sure you’re comfortable to reduce strain on your back, shoulders and so on. Standing desks were all the rage a few years ago, though in some cases you’re just trading one problem for another. Standing — as anyone who does it for their job all day can tell you — isn’t great either. There are several things to consider before you make the switch.

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What it could mean: Dehydration, eye strain or bad posture.

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