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    physical or mental tiredness caused by spending too much time on the internet

    'Doctor I'm feeling very tired lately, I can't sleep at night but fall asleep at my desk at work. I have a headache and sore shoulders, I'm grumpy and have no interest in sex.''Simple, you're suffering from net lag.'

    Submitted by Hollywood from Australia on 01/11/2009
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