Mobile phone usage may cause impotence!!!

CAP claims mobile phones usage may cause impotence
By: MyMetro


GEORGETOWN: Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) advise men to be careful when using mobile phones which can potentially reduce the male sperm count leading to impotence. Its President SM Mohamed Idris said studies found that male users who make calls from mobile phones more CAP claims mobile phones usage may cause impotence, CAP president SM Mohamed Idris,mobile phone electromagnetic radiation,Costumer Association President (CAP),Professor Lennart Hardell University Hospital in Orebro, Swedenthan four hours a day has lowest amount of sperm count and lowest quality.

"Another study showed that men who keep mobile phones in trouser pockets are also at risk of damaged sperm," he said yesterday.

According to him, the method of storage in a pocket that will face exposure to radio frequency (RF) is higher because the antenna is usually located behind and close to the body.

"Doctors believe the damage could be attributed to mobile phone electromagnetic radiation or heat generated," he said.

He said the excessive use of mobile phones to be another contributing factor to the decline in sperm count other than obesity, smoking and stress.

Meanwhile, he said, mobile phone manufacturers have issued warnings about the risks of cell phone use on health.

"For example, companies like Apple, in its manual warns iPhone users to keep the phone a distance of at least 15 millimeters from the body," he said.

Accordingly, CAP advises people to use 'speakerphone' so that the phone is in a distance of 20 centimeters from the head.

Previously, CAP urges the government to launch a campaign to educate and warn people about the dangers of radiation exposure due to the use of mobile phones.

"The latest research of the University Hospital in Orebro, Sweden shows the use of mobile phones for 10 years or more may increase the risk of brain tumors," he said.
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