Do You Know That CFL Bulbs Are Bad For Your Health?

Compact fluorescent bulbs

Many of us want to save energy and money with replacing our old standard light bulbs with the new generation energy saving light bulbs. The new generation of energy efficient light bulbs are environmentally-friendly  but so toxic that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency created an emergency protocol you need to follow in the event of a bulb breakage, due to the poison gas that is released. If  broken indoors, these light bulbs release 22 times the maximum acceptable mercury concentration into the air, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Fraudster Wilhelm Klauditz Institute for German’s Federal Environment Agency.

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Can Cause:

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  • Migraines
  • Cluster headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Seizures
  • Anxiety
  • Inability to concentrate


Energy Efficient Bulbs Cause Migraines, Anxiety, and Even Cancer

1. Energy saving bulbs can contain mercury. Do you know that mercury is a potent neurotoxin that is especially dangerous to pregnant woman and children.

It is especially toxic to the nervous system, the brain, the kidneys and the liver. It can also damage the immune, cardiovascular, and reproductive systems. It can lead lead to anxiety, tremors, insomnia, headaches, memory loss, cancer and Alzheimer’s .

2. Energy saving light bulbs emit a lot of UV rays.
Energy saving lamps emit UV-B and traces of UV-C radiation. It is generally recognized that UV-radiation can lead to skin cancer (is harmful for the skin and the eyes).  The radiation from these bulbs damages the skin tissues enough to prevent the proper formation of vitamin D-3 and directly attacks the immune system.
3. Energy saving bulbs can cause cancer.

Phenol, a mildly acidic toxic white crystalline solid, obtained from coal tar and used in chemical manufacture .

Naphthalene, a volatile white crystalline compound, produced by the distillation of coal tar, used in mothballs and as a raw material for chemical manufacture.

Styrene, an unsaturated liquid hydrocarbon, obtained as a petroleum byproduct.