Smartphones and Sleep

If you have a smartphone it’s probably disrupting your sleep .  The strength of the bright  light emitting from the smartphone or other device could be interfering with melatonin – a hormone that helps control the natural sleep-wake cycle .   A Mayo Clinic study suggests dimming the brightness of the light  and holding the device at least 14″ from one;s face.

For more details go to http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/melatonin-side-effects/AN01717

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