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Being a music lover which earphones are best to use for my ear health? Over the head phones or earphones.

Being a music lover which earphones are best to use for my ear health? Over the head phones or earphones.

Earphones: Headphones that cover the entire ear are safer than ear buds that only cover the ear canal. Volume is also important. It is important to keep the volume low when wearing headphones. Playing music loud when wearing any kind of earphones can result in permanent hearing loss. ...Read more

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Is listening to music on the ear phone bad for the ear?

Is listening to music on the ear phone bad for the ear?

Depends: If you keep the volume reasonably low, there should be little to no long term risk of hearing damage. Most people however listen to music with the volume up to high. Ear phone/ ear buds will concentrate all of the sound into your ear and can cause damage after prolonged use. ...Read more

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Is a mobile phone radiation harmfull for kids?

Is a mobile phone radiation harmfull for kids?

No: I disagree that "more research is needed." The case is closed -- cell phone radiation isn't the kind that damages genes or tissues. You might as well be afraid of music on the radio. These fears have been kept alive by fearmongers for their own purposes and the venality of politicians. I know no physician or scientist who I work with who is afraid of health effects from cell phones. ...Read more

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Do sleep apps that use a cell phone's accelerometer work? If so, what is the best iphone app for monitoring sleep?

Do sleep apps that use a cell phone's accelerometer work?  If so, what is the best iphone app for monitoring sleep?

Yes, they do: Renew sleepclock, sleep cycle, sleep tracker, sleep viewer, sleep analyzer. These are reviewed at www.Myarticle.Com/computers/software/sleep-monitor-a... Sleep monitor – top 5 iphone sleeping apps. ... Using the accelerometer in your iphone sleep cycle is able to monitor your movements during sleep. ...Read more

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Can holding your cell phone over your crotch while waiting for texts or calls give you problems?

Can holding your cell phone over your crotch while waiting for texts or calls give you problems?

It is possible: The cellphone manufactures say no. Some animal studies say yes. We may never know. It is hard to do a study on human gonads (any volunteers?). To be safe, carry it in a holster on your hip. ...Read more

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Is caring a portable wifi router in my pocket harmful?

Prob not?: Uses same frequencies as cordless phones. The strength of signal drops off rapidly the further away you get from the source. No conclusive evidence that it is harmful. But wifi router not usually carried on your person. ...Read more

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Does watch ipad iphone or another smartphone in very dark place bad for your eyes?

Does watch ipad iphone or another smartphone in very dark place bad for your eyes?

Not a problem: The intensity of light is not harmful from these devices and the focusing is easy with normal eyeglass correction if needed. Doing this in dark places may actually make it easier to view. ...Read more

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How are our eyes affected by staring at computer screens, ipad screens, phone screens and televisions?

How are our eyes affected by staring at computer screens, ipad screens, phone screens and televisions?

Eye strain: Our eyes are designed to see things in 3d. When you look at a computer/book etc for a long time (a 2d surface) you can strain your eyes or get dry eyes. Every 20 minutes rest your eyes for 20 seconds by looking at something at least 20 feet away. ...Read more

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What are the health guidelines for listening to music using earphones?

What are the health guidelines for listening to music using earphones?

No guidelines: No specific guidelines regarding time with phones on or volume. A rule of thumb is that if your ears ring after a jam sesseion, its too loud. ...Read more

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I talk on the cell phone around 4 hours a day. if i use skype on my cell phone, am i exposed to radiation? and do earphones help to reduce radiation?

Cell phone radiation: Effect of cell phone radiation on our brains is very controversial. Currently, naysayers are louder than those who worry. Many attempts to address your concerns have not turned up any link to increase risk of disease. Some also worry about excess radiation from Bluetooth earphones vs wired ones, although their use potentially decreases radiation from cell phone use. Others recommend keeping away ...Read more

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Does carrying a cell phone and/or wearing earbuds attract lightning when I'm outside?

More info needed: I'm not aware of any studies on the risk of lightning strike as related to either earbuds or cellphone use. Perhaps if you are a researcher, you could help the world by pioneering this information; OR if you are in line for a Darwin Award, you could help the world by collecting data in this area; preferably not the latter. ...Read more

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I have windows 7 operating system. Internet explorer browser. I can not access any physicians about, network, or accolade tabs. What's wrong?

I have windows 7 operating system. Internet explorer browser. I can not access any physicians about, network, or accolade tabs. What's wrong?

IE: Make sure you inactivate the pop-up blocker function and make sure that you have downloaded all the necessary updates reommended by the microsoft. If still does not work - download mozilla (www.Mozilla.Com)- which is another browser then jyou can access the healthtap through mozilla instead of the internet explorer. ...Read more

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Does cell phone privacy screen protectors damage the eyes and mess up vision?

Does cell phone privacy screen protectors damage the eyes and mess up vision?

No effect: They are useful for the cell phone user but in no way affect the health or vision of the eyes. ...Read more

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Should people worry about the dangers of cell phone radiation while texting?

Should people worry about the dangers of cell phone radiation while texting?

No: With millions of cell phones used all over the world for so many years if this type of radiation was significantly harmful we would know by now. ...Read more

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If cell phones are "safe, " then why are headsets recommended?

If cell phones are "safe, " then why are headsets recommended?

Driving: Cell phones and the new culture of texting and getting distract in the road, are potencial risk for dying or get severlly injured. As a consequense, the current recommendation is the use of the headset to avoid getting distracted and have a car accident beside they may prevent injuries not only accident but neck strain and headaches for bad neck positioning while talking by phone. ...Read more

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Phone number for dr. Joel l. Adams?

Search internet: Physicians really can't hide from the public. Most state boards of medicine make our information available (online) to the general public. Many online sites collect information on us & republish for you to compare & access. This site (as do most) also gives you access to our practice information including both address & phone. ...Read more

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Feel like phone is ringing in my pocket but their isn't a phone on me. What is that ?

You are not alone: The phenomenon , called Phantom phone ringing, is a sensation felt by many of phone ringing in their pocket without a phone or when it is not ringing. It requires no special treatment as you get used to this innocuous sensation once in a while. ...Read more

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Do mobile phones cause phrenitis?

No: Exhaustive studies have failed to find any ill effects from the use of cellphones. While it is impossible to prove a negative, so many millions are in use that any disease or condition would be apparent by now. ...Read more

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Do cell phones cause a health issue?

Do cell phones cause a health issue?

Radiofrequency: Cell phones are a source of radio frequency radiation, however at this time, there is lack of significant evidence to show that cell phones can lead to an increased risk to formation of brain tumors or any other health conditions. Many of the studies already done have biases or data that is not conclusive. ...Read more

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What are benefits of phone psychotherapy?

What are benefits of phone psychotherapy?

Several..for many...: Though controversial, i find phone/skype sessions (as main service or complementary to face-to-face) very helpful in many instances: 1)if high anxiety is a central issue that could get in the way of a patient making it to the office 2)if transportation is an issue 3)if patient is out of town and needing to keep up with therapy process 4)for 2nd opinion, treatment planning or general consultation. ...Read more

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Is a phone available for family members in icu?

It is uncommon: For hospitals to restrict cell phone use anymore. There used to be concerns about emi ( electrical interference) but this proved not to be true. We actually give(loan) our patients families cell phones to carry so we can contact them if we need to. ...Read more

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I am addicted to phone sex help me get out of it.

I am addicted to phone sex help me get out of it.

Sexual addictions: Can really damage your quality of life. I would encourage you to find a behavioral health provider in your area who specializes in the treatment of sexual addictions. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do I stammer in person, but not on the phone?

Why do I stammer in person, but not on the phone?

Complex reaction: Stammering is complex and dependent on queus. Speech therapists can help you with your stammer. ...Read more

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What sort of issues surround cell phones and kids?

What sort of issues surround cell phones and kids?

Driving: There is no proven harm from cell phone use. The major health risk is probably teenagers who use cell phones while driving. Foolish for the obvious reason of increased risk of mva. ...Read more

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Should I take away my child's cell phone at night?

Should I take away my child's cell phone at night?

Cell phone ???: I may be a bit old fashion, but I do believe restrictions on a kids phone to daytime use ~7am-7pm is not only necessary but helpful in letting them achieve some balance in their life.Kids need proper rest to grow & the crushing gossip of the day takes second place to getting adequate sleep.Preoccupation with computer networks, games, phones are associated with declining school performance. ...Read more

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What are the health hazards of using cell phones ?

What are the health hazards of using cell phones ?

Cancer clusters: And 'overhead' high tension wires are urban/suburban legend. No fact. The cell phone issue, linked to brain tumors, is equally ill-founded, but a national scientific body has breathed life by saying it is possible. Since "invisible waves" and x-rays are mysterious, despit very understandable scientific facts, some worry about theories. Fact: the waves coming ini are not ionizing or penetrating. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if cell phones affect your health?

Can you tell me if cell phones affect your health?

Radiofrequency: Cell phones are a source of radio frequency radiation, however at this time, there is lack of significant evidence to show that cell phones can lead to an increased risk to formation of brain tumors or any other health conditions. Many of the studies already done have biases or data that is not conclusive. ...Read more

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I am addicted to mobile phones. Can any one help..?

I am addicted to mobile phones. Can any one help..?

Sure there's help: Just like with any addiction, there is help. If a person injecting heroin into their veins can be helped, so can you. But it is going ot involve admittance of a problem, and then hard work with a qualified behavior therapist to put your addiction in remittance. Just because it's only a cell phone doesn't mean you should try doing this on your own. If you have a serious problem, seek help! ...Read more

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See afterimages when watching tv or using phone why?

See afterimages when watching tv or using phone why?

Visual after image: Visual after image is a common normal visual phenomena. It is seen in higher frequency in patients with migraines. Palinopsia, an exagerated prolonged visual after image may be seen in neurological disorders including seizures or epilepsy or disorders involving the occipital lobe or visual pathways. ...Read more

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What are the ways that cell phones affect your health?

What are the ways that cell phones affect your health?

It may be: Related to the energy waves that impact the ear and brain. One surgeon reported an increase in acoustic neuroma (a rare tumor) but it did not prove it. ...Read more