November 19, 2010
from PreventDisease Website
The negative health effects of electromagnetic fields on biological tissue are very real although it remains highly controversial mostly due to the influence of the technology sector.
However, virtually all scientists agree that more research is necessary to determine safe or dangerous levels. It's like one big human experiment which we won't know the results of for several decades.
Now, with the increasing proliferation of wireless handheld and portable devices, it is literally impossible to escape EMFs in any major city.
Olle Johansson, a world-renown
expert on the subject, coined the term 'VDT sickness' to categorize
the specific sensitivity some people have to computer monitors.
Swedish journalist Gunni Nordstrom cites chemicals emitted
from monitors and the electricity coming from them working
synergistically as a possible cause.
The UK based Breakspear Hospital reports
that when one removes the chemical sensitivities from the body, the
electrical sensitivities disappear also. The Environmental Health
Centre Dallas, reports that of 500 patients treated for MCS
(Multiple Chemical Sensitivity), 80% of them also have electrical
The names are applied to claims that symptoms including,
...which are believed to be caused by spending time in places where cordless phones, cell phones, or wi-fi are present.
Such common symptoms can be due to any number of diseases
Among those affected - 40 percent of the 25 study participants - heart rate returned to normal after the cordless phone was unplugged. This was a blinded study, meaning that the participants didnít know if the cordless phone was plugged in or not.
It was published in the October 23, 2010, issue of the European Journal of Oncology.