We are all familiar with the usage of the Wi-Fi (a wireless networking technology) throughout the world and its importance to us. It has become very popular within the people due to effectiveness to provide them with Internet connections on a very high speed. Beside its popularity you should know that Wi-Fi uses radio waves to give you the intended internet connection. To link with the wireless routers, many wireless devices including lap tops, cell phones, and tablets utilize electromagnetic waves. Their construction couples with serious safety standards. This article explains their safety and advices you on your protection. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the radio-frequency energy of the Wi-Fi is considered to be “possibly carcinogenic to humans”. In the study of the UK Health Protection Agency is stated that Wi-Fi routers are putting at risk the health and development of the people and the plants. Children happen to have faster cellular replication and issues with the growth rate, making them weak in fighting DNA damages. Moreover, this generation suffers the biggest exposure to this extensive radiation, more than any other generation from the past.
Common Health Risks Caused by Wi-Fi Radiation
- Inability to concentrate
- Constant headaches
- Sleeping difficulties
- Constant extreme tiredness
Ways to Protect Yourself by Wi-Fi Radiation
- Avoid placing your Wi-Fi router in your kitchen or bedroom.
- Try to keep your cell phone away from your belt, and don’t put it in your pocket.
- Be careful when you use your cell phone while driving. Due to the constant bouncing of the signals inside your car, your head becomes the antenna.
- Prefer the phones that have wires when at home. That way you will reduce the electromagnetic radiation.
- Pregnant women should keep their cell phones from their bellies as far as they can. Rather keep it in some other room. Texts are safer than calls.
- The baby monitors without wires are more dangerous than the old, wired ones. The wireless monitors work by using microwave frequen.
- You should go to sleep with all your Wi-Fi devices being disconnected.