The downside of cellphone addiction

Most people can't leave home without their cellphone. We're addicted to them and we know it. So, what's the downside?

I'm as guilty as the next person, I can't be without my cell phone for more than a few minutes. In fact, I have two cell phones. It doesn't bother me, but research is now showing too much phone use can lead to potentially serious psychological disorders such as extreme stress, anxiety, depression and more.

We observed an interesting experiment in our story on cell phone addiction that demonstrates the potential for problem.

We'll also have some tips to find out if you are really addicted to your phone, and then what you can do about it to try to break the habit.

Copyright 2017 FOX 11 Los Angeles : Download our mobile app for breaking news alerts or to watch FOX 11 News | Follow us on Facebook, Twitter , Instagram and YouTube.