30 Sep '12, 3am

Is Mercury from a Broken CFL Dangerous? | Healthy Child Healthy World vía @sharethis

Is Mercury from a Broken CFL Dangerous? | Healthy Child Healthy World vía @sharethis

I had accidentally dropped and broke a CFL bulb in my bedroom just about a few months ago now. The bulb had fallen behind the headboard to my bed and since the bed is rather heavy and the headboard is falling apart I left the glass there for a few days before deciding to try to clean it up. I also hadn’t opened the windows during that time thinking the accident wasn’t that big a deal. OMG was I wrong!!! First I noticed I had an occasional sharp shooting pain in my head when I’d lay down and tried to sleep. This lasted a short time and seemed to go away though I didn’t sleep well in the bed at all. I didn’t think much of it at the time, thought it was not related to the CFL. I just thought the occasional shooting pain was simply part of getting older. Then I began having sharp pain headaches with much drowsiness when I tried sleeping in the bed. The headaches would last for...

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