Camila Villafañe

By Camila Villafañe

LifeBuzz Staff

If You Ever Feel Phantom Cell Phone Vibrations, You May Have A Serious Problem.

You may have heard of a condition known as phantom limb, which is the sensation that an amputated limb is still attached. This often happens to soldiers who have suffered a devastating loss of a limb during a war or a patient who needed to get their leg or arm amputated because of an illness. But have you ever heard of phantom vibration syndrome? It's a condition in which one's convinced that our phones have vibrated from a text or a call, when no actual text or call has come in. Still, you swear on your Mother's pearls that you felt your phone. Well, there's a reason for that, and this is what it means.

#1. The more we use our phone, the more addicted we get to it.

But who could blame you? With thousands of new apps and unlimited access to the internet, the world is your virtual oyster. So it's tough not to feel connected to this immense power.

The more we use our phone, the more addicted we get to it.

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#2. We also rely on phones to remind us that there are people who want to stay in touch.

We are human after all, so we want to be missed and wanted. So that's one of the main reasons why our brain tricks us into thinking someone missed us and called or texted us.

We also rely on phones to remind us that there are people who want to stay in touch.

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#3. Unfortunately, in most cases, it's just an illusion created by your inner desire.

But the more time that you spend using your phone, the higher the chances that you'll wind up experiencing this phenomenon of a phantom call or a phantom text.

Unfortunately, in most cases, it's just an illusion created by your inner desire.

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#4. People even feel phantom calls when the phone is on the desk.

If this happens once or twice you're okay. But if you feel that your phone is vibrating even when it's not on you and it happens for times or more per day, then you have a serious problem.

People even feel phantom calls when the phone is on the desk.

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#5. Anyone can experience a phantom call or text at any age.

But as you might have guessed, It's far more common among teens since they seem to rely on their phones to do just about everything.

Anyone can experience a phantom call or text at any age.

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