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Wi-fi: A Silent Killer That Slowly Kills Us

Wi-fi: A Silent Killer That Slowly Kills Us

Nowadays, Wi-Fi is everywhere: in our homes, in public gardens, in train stations, in cafes, and even in hospitals. Its importance continues to grow, and more and more people around the world use it daily. However, when one discovers all the panoply of side effects it can cause, one begins to wonder if it is not a bad idea to keep Wi-Fi in our homes.

In the age of digital and new technologies, children and adults alike are all connected to Wi-Fi. The Internet has managed to transform the world we live in into a small village where everyone knows everyone.

No need to flick through your dictionary to understand the word you read in a book, no need to move to the cinema to watch the latest movie of your favorite actor. Everything is in your hands. On the Internet, you can read, watch movies, play, talk to your loved ones, and even meet your soul mate.

Unfortunately each flower has its own spine, and despite all the incredible things you can do, and discover while browsing the web. The Internet has several disadvantages on our physical, mental and even our relationships with others.

In this article, discover the 6 most dangerous side effects of Wi-Fi:

1 - Negative impact on children's development:
According to the National Food Safety, Environment and Labor Agency, children absorb more radio frequency electromagnetic fields. These can impact the central nervous system as well as the muscles.

2- Contribution to worsening of insomnia:
The electromagnetic waves emitted by your Wi-Fi router can cause you sleep problems, palpitations, fatigue and even headaches.

3- Alteration of brain concentration and activity:
Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields that have a very low frequency have a very negative impact on the nervous system. Exposure to these can cause loss of concentration, memory leaks, or a feeling of dizziness.

4- Neutralization of sperm:
A study conducted by the Department of Anatomical Sciences at the University of Zanjan in Iran shows that the electromagnetic waves generated by Wi-Fi, pose a risk to fertility, and impact the quality of sperm in humans.

5- Cardiac stress:
Some people who are hypersensitive to electromagnetic waves may suffer from tachycardia. Wi-Fi increases the risk of cardiovascular disease.

6- Increased cancer risk:
Exposure to radiofrequency causes several changes in the cells, which increases the risk of multiple types of cancer. In 2011, WHO ranked Wi-Fi waves as potentially carcinogenic.

How to protect yourself from the harmful effects of Wi-Fi?

Now that you know all the side effects that Wi-Fi exposure can cause you, here are some guidelines to follow to protect yourself:

- Do not place the Wi-Fi router in your kitchen or bedroom.

- Avoid keeping your phone in your pockets.

- When you are at home, try to use landline phones.

- If you are pregnant, move the phone away from your stomach.

- Use SMS instead of calling.

- Avoid using baby phones.

- Disconnect all your devices before going to bed.

The tips mentioned above help to improve your well-being, and to limit the harmful effects of radiofrequencies on your health, do not hesitate to share them with your loved ones.

How has the evolution of Wi-Fi, and new technologies changed the world?

Indeed, new technologies have totally changed our lives, making it simpler, and facilitating communication and access to information. How many lives have been saved thanks to a phone call? How many successful presentations thanks to the Internet? How many criminals denounced through the Internet? However, this double-edged sword can totally destroy you if you do not use it properly.

In addition to its adverse effects on human health, Wi-Fi, and many other new technologies can negatively impact our psychology, and our relationships with others.

Do you see children today? All the time glued to their tablets and more and more sedentary?

Are your family dinners and outings with friends always what they were before? The answer is unfortunately no.

Should we throw our cell phones and routers out the window, would you say to me? Not at all ! Always keep in mind that moderation is the key word.

There is no harm in asking the news of this former friend from time to time on Facebook, there is no harm either to please you by watching your favorite series on your computer. But do not forget that life has so many beautiful things to offer you! Get out, get moving, breathe fresh air, and meet people! Do not let technology destroy you, and change your relationships with others. On the contrary, learn how to profit from it, and use it to improve your life and make it more beautiful.
Wi-fi: A Silent Killer That Slowly Kills Us