A microwave is an electric machine that uses electromagnetic radiations to warm and cook foods. Microwaves are regarded by many people all over the world because it's faster and convenient than a stove or jiko. 

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As much as we embrace its benefits, we should bear in mind that it uses electromagnetic radiations which are risky to the body.

Here are diseases and effects caused by microwaving food as highlighted on  loveinspireamaze.com


The electromagnetic radiations are carcinogenic in nature. All carcinogenic substances cause cancer. It's reported that people who frequently microwave their foodstuffs are probable to fall victim to cancer. The cancer is attributed to the accumulation of radiations in the body. 

2. Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleeping disorder. The brain is an organ that controls the whole body. It's reported that radiations interfere with the production of melatonin hormone in the brain. This later causes insomnia. Scientifically, insomnia is a disease that affects the well-being of the body.

3. Fatigue

Fatigue is simply exhaustion. It occurs when the body fails to get rid of lactic acid that has accumulated in the body as result of anaerobic transpiration. In this case, electromagnetic radiations curtail efficient supply of oxygen to get rid of lactic acid hence leading to fatigue.

Other diseases caused by microwaving food include heart attack , vitamin deficiency and many others.