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Your Cell Phones are The Reasons Why You Can't Sleep At Night

Update Date: Nov 17, 2015 12:59 PM EST
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Your phones and other electronic devices accompanying you while you are dozing is probably one of the most agreed reasons for sleep impediment. Hampering your body clock, your smart phones are not that smart anymore as they have proven to be one of the disastrous aspects for creating obstacles during an individual slumber time.

Ever wondered why you are unable to sleep in peace anymore? While insomnia as become a recent trend, recent researchers have unraveled further negative aspects of dwelling in the age of technology. Professor Paul Gringas, taking the lead in the research process at the Department of Children's Sleep Medicine, Evelina London analyzed the lights emitted by certain electronic devices along with their consequences. According to him, phones, e-readers and other such gadgets should take on the bedtime mode in order to aid people to sleep.

According to the lead investigator, manufacturers should pursue a more responsible role as various current models have started making their screens brighter in the shade of blue which has seriously deteriorated the sleep cycle of the consumers.

Also highlighted as the 'unwanted byproduct' according to Telegraph UK, the new development has caused serious rifts between human mind and physical activity disallowing them to shut their eyes in tranquility.

Claimed by the BBC, this light makes an individual more prone to alertness and reduces the level of melatonin, which makes a person super active and energetic for the night, thus, altering the entire cycle. That is why it is often advised to switch off cell phones as such lights can also impact the day performance as it tends to modify the natural rhythmic system of the body.

The research reveals that an uncontrollable use of these gadgets suppresses melatonin, which acts as a sleeping agent and permits us to sleep every night.

Efficacious in terms of conclusion, researchers suggest minimal consumption of devices and apps and that too outside the premises of the bedroom. Various softwares have tried to render benefit for the consumers including F. Lux, which automatically adjusts its time as well as location assisting the users on a daily basis.

Telegraph suggests "All hardware devices [should have] an automatic "bedtime mode" that shifts blue and green light emissions to yellow and red as well as reduces backlight/light intensity," Gringras and the team write.

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