Non essential x-rays and CT scans can be way more dangerous than you may have thought. Even if you don’t get them often they expose you to small amounts of radiation and this radiation can can long term effects to your cells. It can cause them to not talk to each other as well, causing decreased rDNA and protein production. These excess scans can also lead to the development of heart or cardiovascular conditions in the future. Another side effect is that it may cause your cells to produce less nitric oxide. In all excess exposure to radiation through scans is not good for your body.
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