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Energy Saving Bulb
Yes you are!: Bulbs are pretty safe. So you should not worry about something like this. There are lot more serious problems in our environment and diet that can be more harmful to your health. So focus on healthy eating, healthy weight and do exercise daily. This will likely keep you more healthy than anything else that you can do. ...Read more
How to reduce energy saving bulbs that I don't get cancer my energy saving bulbs are in my fan that has energy saving bulbs in the top of the wall?
Not very high risk: Yes they emit ultraviolet rays, but not same intensity as from sun, . You need to sit under the bulb several hrs and for many many days or years to have some potential effect to get skin cancers (not other serious cancers) which are curable. Worry about tons other ionizing radiation we are constantly bombarded by cell towers, high power lines satellites & so many remote control devices. ...Read more
I have lights energy saving bulb in the top of my wall in the middle is it safe if I sit away 3 feet so that I don't get cancer?
Have ceiling fans with lights energy saving bulb is it safe if I sit away 3 feet so that I don't get cancer?
I have energy saving bulbs in the top of the wall and iam siting on the bed and my legs are under the energy saving bulbs I will get cancer?
Electricity & Cancer: Not likely. There is nothing that would warn humans from exposure to these common new light bulbs. ...Read more
How much feet I must be far from compact fluorescent lights (cfls)—the energy-saving bulbs so that I don't get skin cancer?
My compact fluorescent lights (cfls)—the energy-saving bulbs in the roof of my bedroom are they far enough so that I don't get skin cancer?
Yes, but emit UVrays: Cfls will emit more uv radiation than normal bulbs, like sun not as much as sun, lesser you get exposed, farther away you keep it is better, but still safe and energy efficient not serious enough to get panic. ...Read more
Its true energy saving light bulb have mercury when we turn them on the mercury escape and mercury cause cancer is this true its offiicial?
Yes, No, unknown but:
Compact fluorescent bulb do contain mercury but mercury does not escape unless they are broken. It is not known if mercury causes cancer but it causes other serious problems. But mercury in the bulbs cause cancer-causing uv rays to be emitted from them. They're energy efficient but many react to the type of light emitted. Led's are a better choice. See http://bit. Ly/19kece3 ;
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Doctors say energy saving light bulb have mercury when we turn them on the mercury escape and mercury cause cancer is this true its offiicial?
I don't believe it: Fear of these new bulbs is being promoted by a right-wing news outlet. I've looked at this and decided that both the concerns about the tiny amounts of ultraviolet radiation and the possibility of contacting some mercury from a broken bulb are far less dangerous than exposures that we accept routinely. Eager to hear what others have to say. ...Read more
I broke a energy efficnt light bulb the swirly ones it busted I cleaned it up and stayed in the room am I going to have mercury posiong?
Unlikely: The amount of mercury in a compact fluorescent light (cfl) bulb is about 3-5 mg in vapor form. It is highly unlikely that you will get mercury poisoning from handling the remains of a broken bulb. ...Read more
Jet lag: Your brain is used to certain light cues to tell your body it's time for bed. When that gets altered, your brain gets confused, and the correct hormones that signal sleep are deranged. It can take a few days to get things "realigned". Jet lag does a similar thing, and takes about an hour per time zone to correct. ...Read more
They work as well...: They work as well as wearing a rubber band, a friendship bracelet, a lucky charm, or any other bracelet or item that makes the person feel better, stronger, more confident, more lucky, more prepared to meet the challenges of the day, etc... So, in that manner, they do work. Or, looking at it another way, they don't work at all. It all depends on the wearer's perception. ...Read more
Fix the cause: Lack of energy can come from a variety of situations. Dehydration (not drinking at least 5 cups of water a day), lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, chronic sinus problems, caffeine withdrawal, chronic illness (such as anemia) or allergies can cause low energy. See your doctor. ...Read more
More energy: (1) Make sure you're getting 6-9 hours of sleep on a regular schedule. (2) Eat small frequent meals (every 3 hours or so) containing lean proteins and complex carbohydrates. (3) Supplement multi-vitamin and B complex. (4) Maintain a positive outlook towards life. (5) Get baseline blood testing done, if you have not to this point. ...Read more
Many reasons: Low energy can be due to diets high in sugar, too much caffeine, dehydration, not enough exercise, stress, poor sleep, and low hormones/vitamins. See your doctor for testing to make sure you are not low in vitamin b, d, ferritin, thyroid. If all that is normal you may need to speak with someone about your hormone levels which can be fluctuating at your age. ...Read more