Millions of people are in love with their smartphones. It is their favorite gadget, and they cannot imagine their life without it. But, smartphones can have a devastating effects to our overall health. Cell radiation comes from the blue light that is coming out from the screen of the smartphones. The blue light is a part of the full light spectrum, and that means that we are exposed to it every day by the sun.
Nighttime exposure to this light can damage your vision and it can also suppress the production of melatonin.
According to the scientists the smartphone radiation can lead to the following diseases and health conditions:
- Risk of cancer
The blue light can increase the risk of cancer, especially prostate and breast cancer.
Melatonin is the natural weapon of our bodies to fight off cancer, and because the blue light suppresses it, it will leave your body exposed to the development of serious health conditions.
Melatonin is also a hormone that provides a normal sleeping cycle. When the body lacks this hormone, you will experience irregular sleeping patterns, and problems like:
- Memory problems
- Cardiovascular problems
- Slow responding
- Premature aging
- Vision problems
The blue light can cause macular degeneration, cataracts and it can also damage your retina.
According to the scientists, there are more and more patients that are having the same eye sight problems like elderly people. That comes as a result of smartphones and their excessive use.