Stop! Keeping Your Phone In These Five Places Is Dangerous
Firstly, Avoid keeping in pocket
Keeping it in your pocket seems like the smart and logical thing to do but you may actually be doing more harm than good to yourself.
There are a number of places that are dangerous for you to store your phone.
When it’s on, connected to a wireless network, and placed in a pocket, the radiation is two to seven times higher than if it were placed in a purse or holster.
Connection between it and Tumour
There is a link between radiation from a cell phone and tumour growth.
Radiation can change the structure of DNA and affect male fertility too.
The (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer also found that it’s radiation is additionally carcinogenic to humans.
Avoid sitting on it
Merely sitting on your it could cause health issues such as sciatica or other back problems as well.
Close to Your Face
Keeping it close to your face may transfer bacteria to and from your phone, creating an environment for bacteria to thrive on your skin and phone dirtier.
Sitting leads to…..
This combination leads to more acne, skin irritation, and even wrinkles.
Try using ear pods instead to keep the surface of your phone at a distance from your face.
Moreover, Glove compartment
Keeping your it in your glove compartment during the extremely hot or cold months of the year could lead to problems.
Excess heat can cause everything from data corruption to loss or battery leakage. The cold weather presents just as many issues for your device.
Avoid too much cold
In cold temperatures, many smartphones shut off, have display problems, shortened battery life, and in rare cases screen shattering.
In Your Bra
Some research and case studies show that keeping phone in your bra could actually cause breast cancer due to the radiations and vibrations from the phone.
That said, there is not enough evidence to establish a definite relationship between the two.
Especially spots bra
Still, keeping your it in your bra, especially a sports bra, is a bad idea due to the skin-irritating bacteria it could harbour.
In Your Bed
Sleeping in bed with your cell phone is a bad idea for a few reasons.
First, keeping your phone under your pillow could build up heat and present a potential fire hazard.
especially if your phone is charging or has a defect.
Additionally, NSF said
According to the National Sleep Foundation, the LED light from it’s screens can…..
disrupt melatonin production. circadian rhythms. hurting your sleep quality.
Consideration of radiation
And, of course, there’s also radiation to consider as well.
The amounts of radiofrequency radiation cell phones give off are the same ones that comes from microwaves.
ACS lamented that….
The American Cancer Society has mentioned that there is a growing concern about the safety of cell phone use with respect to cancer and brain tumours.
Keeping your phone plugged in when the battery is charged full can cause damage to the battery itself.
It’s not that your phone “overloads” with power, but heat buildup, from stacking things on top of your phone or keeping it under your pillow.
Finally, Heats destroy battery
makes your phone hotter and may even damage the phone.