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10 Things You Should Never Keep in Your Bedroom

The Family Handyman Logo By Bridget McCusker of The Family Handyman | Slide 1 of 10: Your CellphoneIf you’re really trying to make your bedroom as comfortable as it can be, the constant ringing and buzzing of a cell phone should have no place in it. Aside from the seemingly ever-present stressors of social media, cell phones can actually be harmful to your health. Though research is not yet conclusive, the RF frequency emitted by cell phones has been listed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer as a 'possible human carcinogen,' according to the CDC. It hasn’t been proven to cause cancer so far, but it can’t hurt to take a break from spending time around your phone each night. Additionally, HuffPost reported that blue light emitted from cell phones can engage our brains during the time we’re supposed to be winding down to sleep and can disrupt melatonin production, contributing to poor sleep patterns. Find out more about why you should never use your smartphone in bed.

Your Cellphone

If you’re really trying to make your bedroom as comfortable as it can be, the constant ringing and buzzing of a cell phone should have no place in it. Aside from the seemingly ever-present stressors of social media, cell phones can actually be harmful to your health. Though research is not yet conclusive, the RF frequency emitted by cell phones has been listed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer as a 'possible human carcinogen,' according to the CDC. It hasn’t been proven to cause cancer so far, but it can’t hurt to take a break from spending time around your phone each night. Additionally, HuffPost reported that blue light emitted from cell phones can engage our brains during the time we’re supposed to be winding down to sleep and can disrupt melatonin production, contributing to poor sleep patterns. Find out more about why you should never use your smartphone in bed.
© Bridget McCusker

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