Hugh Grant agrees: your smartphone could be the death of you

What happens to your body when you overuse your phone

Stars Insider

21/10/20 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Technology

Hugh Grant has recently stated that "phones are terrible things. They are toxic. I think they’re killing us." The actor thinks we spend too much time on our phones rather than enjoying our lives. Do you agree? 

Grant actually has a point: paying bills, arranging dinner with friends, or finding love—all things that are just one click away. 

Technological advancements have made our lives much easier, and smartphones are a perfect example of this. Nowadays, we can perform numerous tasks virtually and, as a result, we've grown ever more dependent on our phones. Not only do we rely on them to keep on top of what's going on around the world and communicate with people, but many of us have also developed a human-like bond with our phones. 

With such a positive impact in our lives, it's easy to overlook the harmful effects of overusing smartphones. From being exposed to radiation and bacteria, to the effects on our mental health, overuse of cell phones and smartphones can indeed lead to serious health problems. 

Click through the following gallery and see if you've experienced any of the symptoms. 


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