Doctor says you should never use your laptop while it’s charging
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If you normally use your laptop while it's charging, you may want to reconsider as it seems it's not the healthiest option.
We are all guilty of it, though it appears that scaling down the time you're actively on your laptop while it's plugged to a power source will benefit your overall health.
At least according to Dr Janine Bowring, - @j9naturally on TikTok - who has issued a warning in the form of a video posted to her TikTok page to advise against using your portable computer when its battery is charging.
"Never use your laptop while it's charging," Dr Bowring says in the clip, explaining that 'research' has proved that a changing laptop will significantly increase its electromagnetic field (EMF) emissions, thus exposing the user to a greater EMF exposure.
"[It's] not great for your cellular health," Dr Bowring warns in the video.
"It can also decrease your energy levels and there have been links made to cancer," she adds.
"Make sure that you're putting devices on airplane mode whenever you can," she says.
The doctor also advises to add a specific type of magnesium pill called 'magnesium bisglycinate' to your supplement routine.
"[It] has been shown to actually help to decrease too much calcium from flooding into our cells through VGCC's [Voltage-gated calcium channels] which are opened up when we're exposed to those EMFs," she explains.
She also recommends getting some sunlight as often as possible by going outside and taking frequent breaks from devices.
"Go outside. Do your best to be out in nature, get grounded, take your shoes off and be in that natural sunlight," she advises, explaining that following these tips 'really will help to mitigate those effects of those EMFs.'
And as if all of that wasn't enough to convince you taking a break from your desk while your laptop is charging, it seems that sitting down for six hour or more also isn't great for your health.
It's no surprise that being hunched over your computer for hours on end isn't good for you, but fitness expert Dan Go, CEO of High Performance Founder, just confirmed sitting in unnatural positions while you work could bring you more than just some backache.