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How electrosmog affects our lives
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The proliferation of cell phone towers in our communities is considered a boon for those who want to ‘stay in touch’. But for some of us the reality is not so pleasant.
Increasing numbers of the world’s population are becoming sensitive to radiation emitted not only from the towers but also cordless telephones and wi-fi.
These people, my husband and I included, are known as ‘electrosensitives’.
Individual effects vary, common symptoms being joint pain, weakness, exhaustion, headaches, depression, insomnia, nausea and giddiness.
Electrosensitivity is a real condition and not a joke. For those unfortunate enough to react to microwave radiation life becomes a daily challenge.
Electrosensitives are frequently forced to leave their jobs owing to technology at work like computers and low energy lights. Having left work they have no income and savings quickly disappear.
Once sensitised, sufferers often find themselves unable to tolerate electrical appliances in the home, sometimes even including the circuit itself.
Many electrosensitives have to move house when a neighbor acquires a cordless phone or router, or a cell phone tower is erected outside their property.
The search is then on to find somewhere ‘safe’ to live.
The best place is a wood or other wild location where no technology exists.
Unfortunately planning laws make such a venture well nigh impossible.
Some electrosensitives struggle to survive without electricity in their homes, though usually only when their health has deteriorated to such an extent they cannot tolerate it at all.
Trips out to shop or see a movie are off the agenda, as is seeing friends and family in their homes.
Visiting the doctor or dentist is problematic. Fancy a vacation? Forget it!
Our lives are severely limited and we cannot live like other people.
The World Health Organisation acknowledges electrosensitivity exists. In fact microwave radiation is now classified as a class 2b possible carcinogen.
Why then is it so difficult to have the condition recognized by the medical profession in order to receive financial help simply to put food on the table?
Up to 50% of the population are estimated to develop electrosensitivity by 2020, a time-bomb in this technological age!
Today’s electrosensitives are like canaries down the coal mines, warning of impending disaster.
20th July 2012 A British national paper has today published this article on another electrosensitive struggling to live in this toxic age -
Do you think modern technology is injurious to health?
Do you class yourself as electrosensitive?
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What to do if you have a cell phone tower outside your property
When a tower is erected outside your house or apartment, or you become aware of one for the first time, it can be very shocking and upsetting. It may be especially alarming if you have children or an elderly relative living with you as these age groups are more vulnerable than the rest of the population.
It is also worrying if you suspect or know yourself to be electrosensitive, as it just adds to the concern you are already feeling.
The first thing to do is to hire out a microwave testing meter which will show you exactly what is going on inside your property.
Contrary to popular opinion microwaves emitted by the tower can and do penetrate right through glass and brick, even through the roof of your house. They often bounce around the room especially if they come into contact with objects such as mirrors or other reflective surfaces (they behave like light).
Having tested your property and ascertained exactly what is going on and where the hotspots are, you can move furniture around such as a bed, to a safer place in the room or make sure you sit in a chair that is not affected.
Protective netting is also available which can be put up at the windows. Special bed nets, similar to mosquite nets are also now being sold as extra protection.
Don't forget, also, that the microwaves are going to be coming in through the wall facing the tower. To overcome this you can either acquire carbon black paint from a supplier of microwave protection products (as also the netting), or line the wall with silver foil, then paper over it. The disadvantage of this option is that it may eventually decay, whereas the paint is longer lasting.
Travelling can be very difficult for someone who reacts badly to microwave radiation emitted by cell phone towers etc.
Luckily, microwave proof garments are available, the most useful being a net, like a kind of veil, which you place over a brimmed hat. It drapes over your face and neck onto your shoulders and protects your head and neck which are very vulnerable to radiation.
These areas are also the parts of your body which are exposed the most when travelling.
Unfortunately, when microwaves get through the windows of the vehicle which you are in, be it car or bus, they bounce around inside the metal body of the vehicle (for this reason, you should not use a phone inside the car). This means that other parts of your body may be affected by the microwaves, too.
This is where the clothing comes in handy. You can buy socks and gloves as well as suits - hands, for example, are exposed when driving. It is also possible to acquire material which you can make up into a suit to your own requirements.
Although the veil can look rather bizarre to other drivers, it is a small price to pay considering the terrible effects radiation can wreak on the human body, particularly if one is electrosensitive!
Unfortunately the protective effects do not last forever, as the material deteriorates after a few years. It is worthwhile testing it with your meter and a cell phone to make sure it is still effective.
Modern cars, unfortunately emit large amounts of EMF, including radio frequencies, and microwaves. These come from the elctronic systems of the car, as well as the steel belts of the radial tyres. Electrosensitives find that older cars are more suitable as they do not have modern electronics fitted.
It is advisable to try to plan a route that minimises the number of cell phone towers you pass on your journey, although this is becoming increasingly difficult as more and more are being erected.
If you are interested in discussing this serious matter or feel you have been affected by technology, please leave a comment.
There is a huge community of electrosensitives worldwide, and we can support one another or give advice.