The smartphones and tablets that you probably have in your hand or house right now, as 90% of Americans do, can result in some pretty bad things to your health and biology, ruining your mitochondria is one of the worst things they do.
Blue light is one of the rarest wavelengths of light in nature. So over time your body has evolved to use this light as an operating signal.
What kind of operating signals?
For one, the blue light emanating from these devices signal your body to suppress melatonin secretion. Melatonin is a crucial hormone for a good nights sleep and mitochondrial health. So if you’re using your phone or any type of LED screen a few hours before bedtime, you’re trashing the quality of your sleep and slowly killing your mitochondria. When your sleep isn’t good, a process your body uses to repair itself during sleep called autophagy isn’t good either. All of this leads to bad health news for you.
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