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Are Bluetooth Headphones Safe? What The Experts Think

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Written by Michael

As soon as we see an individual wearing Bluetooth headphone and enjoying audio, we think if it is safe for ears and health in general or not. According to many experts, researchers, and scientists answer to this question is a big fat NO! obviously, we need reasoning as well as analysis too.

This article comes as a rescue to those who are looking for a simple yet not so simple question:

Are Bluetooth headphones safe?

In this regard, we are going to discuss the following aspects. Denoting reasons and explanations to the notion of obvious statement mentioned above.

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What are Bluetooth headphones and how do they function?

Mechanism and functionality of Bluetooth headphones are slightly different from any other headphones. These headphones basically work with the help of radio waves. Cables, wires, or any other medium is not used in order to connect it with any device (let it be computers, smartphones, or tablets).

Furthermore, Bluetooth headphones are always wireless and used extensively in daily life routine. Basically, every Bluetooth headphone has a processor chip. That tiny chip includes radio ran under Bluetooth waves. Also, these waves are the real reason of connectivity between software and devices promising.

Therefore, once products with Bluetooth waves are near each other, they connect easily. These waves can synchronize with several Bluetooth headphones or other devices simultaneously.

In short, Bluetooth headphones authorizes and permits individuals to listen to music or audio without a gadget with cords, cables, or wires.

Is Bluetooth itself hazardous in any way?

Honestly, if you go to someone random who doesn’t know a thing about headphones, then obviously he or she might not be able to guide you in this regard. However, when you Google the same concern, here is what you will find out:

  • Cancer is triggered by Bluetooth waves. Hence, Bluetooth headphones have a risk to probe cancer.
  • Buying trinkets while opting for Bluetooth headphones is a must. Reason being, cellphones have radiation that can actually be eliminated by these baubles.
  • A percentage of infertility is observed in men who use devices that are run by Bluetooth.
  • Depression and anxiety are also brought into light after using Bluetooth headphones for a longer period of time.
  • Surprisingly, the brain is microwaved like actual heat of the microwave only when Bluetooth headphones are used aggressively and for too long.
  • Bluetooth headphones are a source of cells’ death.
  • Chances of the tumor, called schwannoma is also increased.
  • Other than that, behavioral disorders like ADHD, OCD, and autism are increased with excessive use of Bluetooth headphones.

After reading list of all that could go wrong in your system after using Bluetooth headphones will make you worried. And why shouldn’t you be! Everything is under pressure. As in your habits of listening to music and all that are actually wasted with such pressure. But, have you ever thought about reality? Maybe the untold one! Well, you must know the fundamental grounds.

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Frequently asked questions – in association to Bluetooth headphones and health

Are Bluetooth headphones safe for driving?

Texting while driving is never a good idea. It is condemned in most of the countries and cities of the world. It is because of distraction in three ways.

Firstly, you can’t keep a balance on road. It clearly means it is hard to tackle unseen situations.

Secondly, your eyes go off the road and stick to the gadget in which music is heard.

Lastly, the mind doesn’t work the way it should.

Thus, it becomes easy to use Bluetooth headphones in such cases and scenarios. Never the less, calls must be minimized during driving. As far as music is concerned, it is better to keep it low so that concentration is maintained and balanced too.

So, the answer to the question; if Bluetooth headphones are safe for driving, is YES! They are a lot better and less risky than cell phones. Radiations are also reduced while driving, some fascinating fact about Bluetooth headphones. In short, you have to keep the mind on the road and not lyrics of the song while driving.

Can Bluetooth headphones give you cancer?

Interestingly, there are two different sources of finding an answer to this question. The first one is based on evidence. However, the second is totally dependent on science.

In evidence-based research, we give headphones to two groups of people for use. They don’t know if Bluetooth is connected or not. And after a certain period, we find results.

This way we can draw a conclusion and answer: are Bluetooth headphones safe or not? Well, seeing report after twenty years of use of headphones with Bluetooth determined that headphones with Bluetooth are not the cause of cancer.

The second method of looking for an answer is through science. In this, we simply do analysis and go into deep reasoning. For example, there will and must be some kind of relation between causes and chemical manner of functioning things in Bluetooth headphones.

Scientifically, there is nothing that will or could ionize electrons in cell and destroy DNA. Thus, there is not a single percent that could say that Bluetooth headphones are bad and are the root cause of cancer.

Note: you may come across people or individual who use Bluetooth headphones and have cancer too. Here, you need to digest the reality that cancer has many reasonings and causes. So, it could be anything, except the use of Bluetooth headphones.

Are Bluetooth Headphones Safe for Your Heath?

If you want a one-word answer to the question stated above, then it is a YES. Obviously, you would like to know, why. Well, it is because of the fact that signals transmitted through Bluetooth are transferred in very limited and shorter space, precisely ten meters.

Radiations are indeed emitted but to the point that you can easily say it is lesser than radiation released from cell phones.

Is Bluetooth Radiation Harmful to You?

Radiations are harmful. That is given. However, the amount of radiation or signals excreted and released from devices determine whether it is safe or not. In this regard, you will be amazed to know that cell phones and other devices have a higher level of radiations. Bluetooth is safer because of the less and low level of radiations.

Conclusion – Last Verdict

All in all, what is the answer to the question: are Bluetooth headphones safe? YES, they are safe by all means. You don’t seem to get cancer to develop because of radiations. Neither it does serious damage to health. Nevertheless, it is better to use Bluetooth headphones appropriately.

About the author

Michael

Michael is the USA Today Bestselling author of books, including "The Tech Trend", and "Michael, The Digital Nomad" (Personal Story). He lives in Northern California with “the wife,” “the kids,” “the dogs,” and a beautiful cat.
Michael was born in Australia and raised in California, except for the time when he moved back to Australia and attended high school there. He studied IT and CS at the University of California. When not writing, Michael enjoys exploring the outdoors with their dog, Ronan.