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Why Mobile Phone Radiation Is Harmful For Us

How To Avoid Mobile Phone Radiation

By JUHITA MAJIPublished 6 months ago 4 min read
Mobile Phone Radiation/Light Can Be Harm Your Health (Photo Source - JUHITA MAJI)

Nowadays smartphones are used by everyone, which has become an important part of life. With the help of these small devices we connect and update with each other, even this has become a great source of entertainment. It is also being used to track everything like shopping, movie tickets, flight tickets, reading, etc. Due to handling so many tasks in minutes, the Smartphone has replaced books, alarm clocks, cameras and notepads. Even we can see that in a family instead of people there are more number of smart phones. Now a days, life is incomplete without Smartphone, it has also become a habit with a necessity. The Smartphone has many benefits, but it can’t be ignored that the light coming out of the phone can cause significant damage to the health. Specifically, if you use your Smartphone for a long time, you need to know that the light coming from them can harm your health and invite many diseases too.

Our body naturally follows a cycle which allows us to stay awake and be alert during the day and helps us to get the necessary rest in the night. But when we go to sleep and then look at these screens our brain gets confused. The brain produces melatonin hormone at night, which indicates our body to sleep, but due to the use of the Smartphone at that time, the light coming from it confuses the brain and it cannot work properly. Due to which many types of health problems arise, like – Headaches, sleep disturbances, memory disturbances, memory disturbances, foggy mind, irritability, impulsiveness, hand pain, neck pain, vision decrease and loss etc as a result of excessive mobile use.

Let’s see how this light of the Smartphone is harmful for health –

1. If for a long period of time, you are not able to sleep, then it may be neurotoxin build up, which makes it difficult to take good sleep. Insomnia can also be caused which is also a type of sleeping related disease.

2. Because of the Smartphone, sleep gets spoiled at night, so it can be difficult to learn any new thing next day or the brain does not work properly, feels tired.

3. When the melatonin hormone does not work properly, due to the light coming from the Smartphone, then it also affects other hormones, which cannot control appetite properly, potentially increasing the risk of obesity.

4. Due to the light of the Smartphone, the melatonin hormone does not work properly in people, which further leads to the problem of depression.

5. There is some relation between the light coming from Smartphone and the sleep, due to which the possibility of prostate and breast cancer increases in women.

6. The blue light coming from the Smartphone can also lead to cataract-diseases in the eyes. Even when directly blue light enters our eyes, it can damage the retina as well. Apart from this, many people are used to, of using the Smartphone at night or in the dark, but they are unaware that how much it can affect the eyes and cause serious problems.

A piece of mobile phone is now more expensive than a diamond. From waking up to sleeping at night, the mobile phone has become a constant companion. The consequences of this excessive use of mobile can be very bad. As it affects the eyes, it also affects the mental health.

Let’s know the effective ways to protect the eyes from the harmful rays of mobile phones –

Use dark mode: Experts recommend using dark mode while using mobile. Currently all mobiles have dark mode option. It greatly reduces the effects of blue rays. As a result, the pressure on the eyes is reduced. Experts recommend using the dark mode of the mobile to keep the eyes healthy.

Use the Digital Wellbeing feature: Nowadays almost all mobiles have digital well-being feature. Screen time can be reduced a lot by using this feature. This feature will work to pause between looking at the screen.

The text will be bigger: Mobile screen is relatively small. As a result, if the writing on that screen is small, then it creates a lot of pressure on the eyes. So keep the text size large. You can set the text size as per your convenience from the mobile settings option. It will be useful for reading mobile messages and other tasks.

There are many other reasons to avoid harmful phone rays are –

1) If you have a habit of looking at mobile while lying in bed, change it immediately. Because, the distance between the eyes is not the same when looking at the mobile while lying down. Eye muscles are also stressed. If this habit is maintained for a long time, it affects the eyes. Eyesight may be blurred. There may be a headache. So sit and watch the mobile. Not lying down at all.

2) Keep your eyes away from mobile as much as possible while traveling by bus or train. Because at this time, looking at the mobile during the shaking of the bus can affect the eyes. Try not to look at the mobile during this time unless absolutely necessary. It will reduce eye damage a lot.

If these rules are followed properly, the effect of harmful rays on the eyes will be reduced a lot. In addition, experts believe that it will play an effective role in maintaining good mental health.

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