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How dangerous the electric blankets are to our lives.

Electric blankets are electric appliance which are just like any other can be the leading cause of sparking a fire At home.


The first side effects of electric blanket appeared during the mid-’90s and extended towards the late years of the same decade.

Can cause a serious burn

Electric blanket if not put well it can overheat and thus can lead to damage of some property or cause serious burn yo the body. When failed to put at normal degrees.

Even other publications urged people to reduce the use of electric blankets as they can cause overheating and burns can be especially fatal towards people who suffer from diabetes.

Some people may not even notice how hot the blanket is because they suffer from certain nerve damage, and thus may have lost the perception to recognize the blanket got hot before it’s too late.

Can cause miscarriage

The use of an electric blanket could have a fatal consequence for the pregnancy, by increasing the risk of miscarriage.

Several studies found that using electric blankets in early pregnancy increased the risk of miscarriage. If you’re pregnant and you feel cold, you’re better off using warm water bottles or just turning the blanket on to warm up your bed. If you use it to sleep with it, use it at your own risk.

Can cause Cancer disease

An electric blanket is an electrical device which means it will also emit the electromagnetic field (EMF) once you turn it on.

A lot of studies hypothesized that EMF exposure leads to damage in our bodies and can eventually cause cancer, especially breast cancer and brain tumor if you’re exposed to it for too long.

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