The Negative Effects Of Cell Phones

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Technology is amazing for connecting us to the people who are not there at the moment, but it seems to be taking over the world today. People now rely on their phones and they can 't live without their phone with them. It hard to believe that only 45 years ago there was no such thing as a cell phone and now 6.8 billion out of the 7 billion people own a cell phone of some type. Three major negative effects of having the technology today, they affect your health, young people having hard times communicating with other people, and the last effect is that they are addicting. The health problems that often occur during cell phone use. The constant ringing, vibrating alerts, and reminders can put the cell phone user on edge. Increases stress levels. Also, long periods of cell phone use can cause you to arch your neck and hold your body in a strange posture. Which may cause back pain and back problems. Adults and especially children can also suffer from the long-term effects of radiation waves on the brain. Distracted Driving has been proven that traffic crashes are the leading cause of death in teens. Sleep deprivation is also a common effect of cell phone use. Most teens and young adults use their phone before they go to sleep. The blue light on the screen reduces the production of melatonin (what makes you tired), it tricks the brain into thinking that your body is not tired. When a phone is used before you go to sleep it takes hours for your brain to slow down and recover
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