Are mobile phones safe for children?
26th October 2015
The safety of mobile phones is increasingly becoming a concern in the scientific community. The question among the people in the know no longer seems to be Are mobile phones safe? but ‘How unsafe are they?’
The increase of recent studies, however, is nothing compared to the rate of growth in mobile phone use, which as of late 2011 topped 5.981 billion subscriptions. In a world where the estimated population is roughly 7 billion this figure really is astounding.
Such prevalence of mobile phones means being exposed to them on a daily basis is practically unavoidable. Personal mobile phone safety is something everyone should seriously consider.
Be mobile phone safe with these great safety tips
- Dont let children use mobile phones: The question nearly all parents ask when hearing about the dangers of mobiles is: are mobile phones safe for children? The answer is no. The effects that radiation is shown to have on a developing brain in and out of the womb is staggering and the effects range from higher instance of brain cancer in adult life to behavioural and emotional problems.
- Carry your phone away from your body: Your phone only has to be 1.5 cm away from your body to ensure radiation levels are below maximum levels. This isn’t achieved if your phone is in your pocket or against your ear. Carry your phone in your bag and use headphones when talking on the phone for optimum mobile phone safety.
- Install a landline in your home: Home phones are starting to become obsolete but think about how often you use your mobile in your house. Most internet packages still come with home phone bundling and making calls off a landline is a great way to cut down on your mobile usage.
- Always use a protective case for optimum mobile phone safety: Mobile phones are a part of our lives whether we like it or not, but mobile phone radiation protection covers are a great way to reduce the harmful effects that come with them. Buy an anti-radiation iPhone case from Cell Safe today.