What happens to your body when you are always on the phone?

What happens to your body when you are always on the phone?  As a society, we love our phones even more than we love each other. They hold our schedules, our contacts, our music, and our lives.

But what is all that phone time doing to your body?

It turns out, more damage than you think…

Weakening your immune system | 0:13

Messing with your head | 0:54

A pain in the neck | 1:40

Brain tumors | 2:10

What did you say? | 2:43

Bad for your vision | 3:08

Metal poisoning | 3:41

On average, people pick up their smartphone 221 times a day to do things with it. It’s no secret that we are getting more and more addicted to these handsets, but have you wondered what effect that is having on your mind and your body?

What happens to your body when you are always on the phone?

Scientists are definitely curious and have a few ideas about the ramifications of smartphone usage. You can measure your own smartphone usage to gather data about how often you check it, and then compare it with the smartphone addiction checklist to know if you have a problem.

An incredible 81% of us have our smartphones within arm’s reach nearly all the time, and one in five young people admit to checking their screens every five minutes.

Are our devices completely safe? We haven’t been using cell phones long enough to fully study long-term impacts and say using them definitively causes specific diseases. But then again, it took decades to prove a  surefire link between smoking cigarettes and lung cancer, too.

Now, I’m not suggesting we all ditch our phones … I rely on mine for so many things.

But the following findings may give you reason to take some commonsense cell phone safety precautions to minimize your risk.

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