Warning: Gadgets Like the iPad Can RUIN Your Sleep

Consumer electronics such as laptops, smartphones and iPads are shining bright light into people’s eyes until just moments before they try to go to sleep. There is concern that these devices may actually fool your brain into believing it's still daytime.

Exposure to bright gadgets can disturb sleep patterns and exacerbate insomnia.

What’s more, CNN reports:

“Unlike paper books or e-book readers like the Amazon Kindle, which does not emit its own light, the iPad's screen shines light directly into the reader's eyes from a relatively close distance. That makes the iPad and laptops more likely to disrupt sleep patterns ...”

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