Our cells phones have become an inevitable part of our everyday life.
Let’s admit it, we check them for a new message on every few minutes, we install applications on them, keep a few photo albums inside, constantly use them for selfies, play games, use the calendar and calculator.. and this list seems endless.
However, the problem concerning these devices is that they expose us to a cancer-inducing radiation.
The electromagnetic radiation can be of two types:
- Ionizing – high frequency and high energy (cosmic rays, x-rays, etc.)
- Non-ionizing – low frequency and low energy (power frequency, radio frequency, etc.)
The radiation cell phones emit through their antennas is of non-ionizing form, which enables the wireless calls and wi-fi connections. However, bodies which are near this radiation absorb this energy.
This radiation is intensified during active phone calls, and it continues long afterward.
A woman who had absolutely no genetic predisposition to develop cancer afflicted with multi-focal breast cancer. When her cancer specialists examined her condition, the scheme and distribution of the cancerous cells made up the shape of her cell phone.
Yet, this was quite strange, until she explained that she was continuously tucking her phone into the bra.
According to a study published in 2009 which measured the pelvic bone density in 150 men who wore their mobile phones attached to the belt for 15 hours on a daily basis for around 6 years, the mineral density of the bone was reduced on the side of the pelvis where the cell was carried.
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The FCC issued the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) in order to provide guidelines to estimate the radiation in tissue, and it uses the thermal effects of phone radiations.
According to it, the maximum value for legal cell phone radiation allowed is at 1.6 watts of energy absorbed per kilogram of body mass.
Yet, the following phones are really close to this limit:
- Huawei Vitria – SAR 1.49
- (ZTE Source – SAR 1.41)
- (ZTE Warp 4G – SAR 1.41)
- BlackBerry Z10 – SAR 1.42
- BlackBerry Z30 – SAR 1.41
- Alcatel One Touch Evolve – SAR 1.49
- Kyocera Hydro Edge – SAR 1.48
- Kyocera Kona – SAR 1.45
- Kyocera Hydro XTRM – SAR 1.44
- Motorola Droid Maxx – SAR 1.54
- Motorola Droid Ultra – SAR 1.54
- Motorola Moto E – SAR 1.5
Additionally, we give you some valuable advice on how to protect yourself from this dangerous influence:
Initially, you should stop using your cell phone, if it belongs to the group above. It exposes you to increased radiation every time you use it.
Also, make sure you make calls with good reception only, as the phone emits harmful waves which enter the body deeper if you use it when on a weak connection. You should also turn it off when you do not use it.
Furthermore, you should avoid carrying it on the body, like in the pocket, in the belt clip, or bra, as its radiation may cause extremely severe side-effects, including cancer. The phone should be at least inches from the body when it is turned on, as that perimeter is the most harmful zone from radiation.
Remember that the fewer layers there are between your body and the phone, the more exposed you are to the radiation.
Additionally, use speakers or a shielded headset. When it comes to your children, you should be aware of the fact that they are more prone to radiation, and it may cause social issues, hyperactivity, behavior difficulties, and emotional issues.
To sum it up, if you cannot give up your cell phone completely, you should at least use it wisely. Make sure you protect yourself from harmful influences, follow a healthy lifestyle, and eat a healthy diet. This also includes putting boundaries on the usage of these devices.