Being reachable at all times is important to you. Yet keeping your mobile phone turned on all night, underneath your pillow or on your bedside table, is not necessarily the best of ideas. What do you really risk keeping your mobile active next to you? Here's a tragic story that should deter you from falling asleep while playing Candy Crush or leaving the phone to the charge.
The harmfulness of the telephone, myth or reality?
You are also one of the millions of people who have trouble separating from their connected objects from morning to night, and if you were told that sleeping with your cell phone was a health hazard. Indeed, experts agree on the long-term adverse effects of this mania, including insomnia, nightmares, headaches, nausea or even dizziness. The blue light emitted by the screen has a stimulating effect on the brain by repressing the sleep hormone: melatonin.
Even worse, the risk of glioma, a particularly formidable type of brain cancer, is increased among large mobile phone users. This is demonstrated by researchers from the University of Bordeaux. This is an argument in favor of a more moderate use, which is likely to revive the long-standing debate about the impact of mobile phones on health.
The different studies agree that the phone would make people on the alert. Even during the night, their subconscious remains alert, which does not allow the user to relax and interferes with his sleep, because by having it at hand, he says unconsciously that he expects something, A call or an unexpected message. Hello cell stress! The self-regulating system of the heartbeat or the biological clock is completely upset.
There are great risks of becoming depressed or nomophobic. If unfortunately you do not have your phone on you, you are panic-stricken, confused and persuaded not to be safe without your gadget in hand. Not to mention the syndrome of the imaginary ring, and yet we survived well before the era of the mobile phone.
The ionizing radiation emitted by smartphones could be harmful, although their toxicity has not been clearly demonstrated. The International Agency for Research on Cancer of the WHO has classified these electromagnetic frequencies as "potentially" carcinogenic to humans. Other effects are not ruled out, indeed, putting his laptop in his pocket affects the sperm and their viability.
Moreover, the electromagnetic waves of telephones are not the only ones to be pointed at. The composition of the phones switches on the grill, some phones would contain metals like chromium, cobalt or nickel. Scientists have found 37 cases of coronary allergies to the frequent or prolonged use of the mobile phone, including contact dermatitis and skin allergies that occur after exposure to a chemical.
Children are not immune to the effects of the telephone on neurodevelopment. One study showed that those who used a laptop before the age of 7 were more likely to suffer from hyperactivity, emotional disturbances or driving.
The phone increases the risk of fatal accidents
As early as the year 2000, a number of miscellaneous explosions and burns caused by mobile phone batteries have raised questions of safety but also of use. The consequences can be disastrous for the user.
This is the case of a girl who has paid a heavy price. The police had discovered his inert body, headphones in his ears and the Smartphone in his hand. It is the overload of his phone that would be at the origin of this fatal incident. When his body was discovered, his blistered face showed traces of burning to the ears. It would seem that the girl had fallen asleep while listening to music.
This case would not be isolated, hundreds of burns related to the explosion of a phone are recorded throughout the world. The cause of these incidents is due to the fact that some lithium-ion batteries are excessively hot. If this manufacturing defect is rare, precautionary measures are required. Do not leave your phone near your body at night or put it in "airplane" mode to cut off electromagnetic emissions.