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More often than not, the holiday season can bring with it a tendency to create even more EMF exposure in our homes than we normally have. And this is something that can produce side effects that spoil all the fun and good times we’re trying to create.
Often exposure to electromagnetic radiation will bring about such symptoms as:
What Kinds of Things Can Cause EMF Side Effects?
Unfortunately for those of us who love life’s conveniences, EMFs are emitted from things like Wi-Fi hubs, cell phones… Continue reading
Suffering from asthma symptoms is challenging enough, without elements in your environment making them worse. Unfortunately, it’s now known that asthma symptoms are exacerbated by electromagnetic radiation—also known as EMFs.
EMFs are generated by your electricity, computer, cell phone, router and all other wireless devices—and from all the cell towers and power lines nearby. EMFs interfere with your body’s own electromagnetic field, interrupting normal functioning in the cells, brain, nervous system, and DNA.
All this causes stress in your body—and as you probably know, stress often brings on asthma symptoms.
The Link between EMFs and Asthma… Continue reading
For over a decade, numerous scientists studying the dangers of electromagnetic radiation have revealed links over and over again to a wide variety of health effects. Yet most public health agencies and a portion of the scientific community—and, of course, industry representatives—have continued to claim that current health standards set by public agencies adequately protect all who use devices emitting radiation.
Despite protests by concerned scientists who have meticulously analyzed the data in independent, peer-reviewed studies and written voluminous reports showing their analyses, the general opinion in scientific circles still seems to reign that the dangers have yet to… Continue reading
We’re all aware that air travel can be hazardous. We know this thanks to well-publicized events such as the planes crashing into the Twin Towers, the plane that dove into the Hudson River, and the plane that bizarrely disappeared.
However, these types of occurrences are very rare. There is another threat that exists on every flight, regardless of the carrier or flight number—and few people are aware of it. It’s actually a threat to our health that exists with every form of travel we take, but is especially powerful when we travel by air.
This danger is the huge amount… Continue reading
By Guest Blogger, Freya Evelyn
Pregnant women should always keep their cell phone away from their body, as continuous exposure to the radiation may have potential safety risks on them and the developing child. Cell phones have device manuals featuring the warning of the radiation, but the advertising companies do not emphasize on potential harm of these risky radiations.
Some of these risks during pregnancy include:
• Brain tumors - Cell phone radiation causes alteration in the sex cells leading to development of germ cells tumors. Germ cell tumors developing in the growing fetus may migrate to the brain… Continue reading
By Liala Epstein
As CEO of Advanced Health Technologies and expert in the field of EMF health effects, Liala Epstein describes very clearly why those studying child development need to be aware of the role that EMFs play in today’s world. Vidya, Editor
Wireless devices are becoming increasingly easy to use. The more of them we have, the faster we can figure out how to use them. And the more they feel like toys we can simply play with, free of any kind of worry.
And yet, if we’re curious about what tech health hazards these toys may be bringing into our lives, we can find that there are a number of them—some of which are rather serious.
Common Tech Health Hazards
1. Germs: Your cell phone may be causing health problems due to collected bacteria, viruses and… Continue reading
According to Dave Mihalovic in this article, 97 percent of the time, chemotherapy does not work. And it continues to be prescribed for only one reason. VF
Dave Mihalovic, Prevent Disease
Doctors and pharmaceutical companies make money from it. That’s the only reason chemotherapy is still used. Not because it’s effective, decreases morbidity, mortality or diminishes any specific cancer rates. In fact, it does the opposite. Chemotherapy boosts cancer growth and long-term mortality rates.
Most chemotherapy patients either die or are plagued with illness within 10-15 years after treatment. It destroys their… Continue reading
There are a lot of tips out there for preventing Alzheimer’s—including those around diet, exercise, reducing stress and keeping mentally active.
But there’s something else you might consider: how to alleviate the stressful effect on your brain and nervous system caused by electromagnetic radiation (also called EMFs) in your environment. EMFs bombard us from our electricity and appliances, our wireless devices, and from cell towers and power lines.
The Effect of EMFs on the Brain
Among other things, EMFs have been shown to break the brain-blood barrier, allowing toxins and chemicals to enter the brain and seriously affect… Continue reading
Researcher Dariusz Leszczynski was in the process of doing research on health effects caused by cell phone radiation, when he was told his funding was being withdrawn. His funding was coming from the Finnish organization Tekes, which obtains about 30 percent of its funding for the cell phone research from the telecom industry.
According to Leszczynski:
“When we found that cell phone [radiation] affects the human body, the funding stopped because cell phone manufacturers Nokia and Teliasonnera said they don’t like it. The scientific advisory board has industry partners as members. If industry partners don’t like a particular… Continue reading
For those who may still be skeptical about whether WiFi dangers exist, this is a great compilation of scientific studies on the subject—many thanks to the stopsmartmeters.org folks in the UK. VF, Editor
Here is a collection of scientific papers finding adverse biological effects or damage to health from Wi-Fi signals, Wi-Fi-enabled devices or Wi-Fi frequencies (2.4 or 5 GHz), complied by campaign group WiFi In Schools. The papers listed are only those where exposures were 16V/m or below. Someone using a Wi-Fi-enabled tablet computer can be exposed to electromagnetic fields up to… Continue reading
A new review of studies on cell phone radiation health risks has been published by L. Lloyd Morgan, senior science fellow at Environmental Health Trust, in the Journal of Microscopy and Ultrastructure. The review highlights findings on radiation effects on children and unborn babies.
In reviewing peer-reviewed cell phone exposure studies from 2009 to 2014, along with cell phone radiation data, government documents, manufacturers’ manuals, and similar publications, the authors found that children face a higher health risk than adults.
Highlights of the Review
- Children absorb more electromagnetic radiation (EMR) than adults.
- EMR is a Class 2B (possible) carcinogen.… Continue reading
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have updated the “Frequently Asked Questions” about cell phone radiation and health on their website. They now assert that “Along with many organizations worldwide, we recommend caution in cell phone use.”
The CDC’s recommendations are rather mild considering the vast amount of independent, peer-reviewed research linking many health risks to cell phone radiation, and also considering steps already taken by a number of other countries in the world to reduce cell phone health risks. However, they do represent a step forward in the US government’s position regarding cell… Continue reading
A new investigative documentary called Mobilize—the first feature-length film to examine the potential long-term harmful effects of cell phone radiation—will be opening soon at selected theaters in California. The film examines the most recent scientific research, outlines national legislative efforts, and reveals the influence technology companies have on public health.
Filmmaker Kevin Kunze started creating the film as a student and has paid the production costs himself, and this is evidently apparent in the quality of the film production. And yet the information given by professors and researchers about the harmful effects of cell phone radiation on… Continue reading
If you’re feeling chronically exhausted and you also spend a lot of time on your cell phone, you may want to consider the possibility that these two things are connected.
It may come as a surprise to hear that radiation from cell phones can cause exhaustion—but it’s one of the many symptoms that increasing numbers of people are feeling these days since cell phones have become an essential part of their lives.
It’s not surprising really, when you think of what researchers have found—that wireless radiation impacts the nervous system, keeping it constantly on the alert. It also affects the… Continue reading
Finding drug-free headache relief without medication isn’t easy. Natural treatments often don’t work. A healthy diet and stress reduction exercises can help, but they often don’t reach the core of the problem. Drugs aren’t the answer—they generally just treat the symptom. And who wants to be dependent on drugs, anyway?
You may not realize it, but it may be your technology that’s causing your headaches.
Your computer, your cell phone, and all your other wireless devices bombard you daily with hazardous electromagnetic radiation, a high frequency type of electromagnetic field (EMF). Your electricity and appliances generate another type of… Continue reading
Want to know how to improve your athletic performance and move to the next level? You’re likely aware of the energy-depleting effects of poor diet, lack of sleep, and stress.
But are you aware that EMFs (also known as electromagnetic radiation) in your environment may also be sapping your energy and stamina?
The Effects of EMF Exposure
We live in a sea of EMFs today, filled with cell phone radiation, WiFi radiation, and smart meter radiation. Cell towers and power lines also add their radiation into the mix, along with the EMFs from our electricity and… Continue reading
Berkeley may be the first city in the US to pass legislation stating that stickers must be attached to cell phone packaging, warning people that the devices may emit cancer-causing radiation. The proposal for this ordinance has been co-sponsored by City Councilman Max Anderson, who states he believes that cell phone radiation poses a risk and that the public has a right to information that is credible and understandable.
Similar efforts to pass such a law occurred in San Francisco in 2010, but they ended two years later through a federal court defeat, in which the court ruled that… Continue reading
It’s very exciting to read in this article below about all these GMO labeling victories happening. It really is about taking the protection of our health into our own hands. VF
The East Coast has been getting most of the attention lately on the state by state effort to label genetically-engineered food.
Vermont recently passed a bill and New York State’s bill is now moving. But let’s not forget about the western states, which are also critical to this fight. Right to know advocates in Oregon and Colorado are currently gathering signatures to place measures on… Continue reading
You may not think of your child as someone who has to deal with stress. But kids are no different from adults. They feel stress too.
The stresses they deal with may not seem like much compared to what you may be dealing with—paying bills, providing food & shelter for your family, and all the rest.
But they have their own anxieties that cause them stress. And they can experience the same kind of responses to the stress as any adult.
What Exactly is Stress?
Stress is a response we have to a situation or event that requires us… Continue reading