Quick Answer: Are Wireless Earphones Harmful?

While Bluetooth and wireless headphones do emit lower levels of radiation compared to a cell phone, their placement is a big concern to some health experts.

Some experts predict that even at lower SAR levels, prolonged, chronic use of our wireless devices could very well add up over time and hurt our health.

Are wireless earphones safe?

Categorically, they believe wireless headphones ARE safe to wear. They explain the science, too, and make it sound a lot less terrifying. You can read what they have to say here but ultimately, it’s that Bluetooth radiation is non-ionizing which means it isn’t powerful enough to mess up your DNA or cause tumours.

Do wireless earphones cause cancer?

However, most other scientists still hesitate to say there is conclusive evidence that the small doses of radiation from cellphones and Bluetooth headsets are dangerous. “They don’t have enough energy to cause cancer by directly damaging the DNA inside cells,” according to the American Cancer Society.

Are wireless earbuds bad for your brain?

Wireless headphones can mainline radiation directly into your brain and could cause cancer, it’s been claimed. A top biochemist has suggested that earbuds pose a major risk because ‘their placement in the ear canal exposes tissues in the head to relatively high levels of radio-frequency radiation’.

Is Bluetooth headset harmful for health?

Yes, and they’re certainly safer than cell phones alone. Whether you’re worried about health risks from radiation or distracted driving, Bluetooth headsets serve to reduce those risks. Although that should not prevent you from exercising common sense when on the road.