USEFUL HINTS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EMF HEALTH HAZARDS

GENERAL ADVICE: Any device producing electromagnetic field is potentially harmful. Avoid close contact with vital parts of your body and especially if you are pregnant or a child

MOBILE PHONES

  • Never use the phone close to your head, use hands free or blue tooth (wired preferably) but having the clip away from the body

  • Do not keep the phone in your pocket without a shielded case since it emits radiation occasionally even if not in use.

  • Do not keep the phone (unless in flight mode) next to your bed during sleeping

  • Use the phone very shortly when in low signal regions, i.e. in closed environments or far away from mast antennas of the same provider (check the bar signal indicator to find out)

  •  Pregnant women and children of any age should not use the phone unless for emergency purposes.

  •  Sending sms is safer than talking with the phone next to the head provided that the phone is away from the body during emission of the message(s)

WIRELESS D.E.C.T.  DEVICES

    General information: The DECT devices (digital enhanced-European-digital telephones) consist of two parts: A base and the handset. The base upon plugging into the mains emits continuously radiation scanning through the allocated 10 channels in the frequency band of 1890-1900 MHz. The handset emits radiation only during a call. Both kinds of emissions are harmful as have been shown by published and unpublished research. Last years models (some of them, very expensive) have the feature to turn off the radiation of the base when the handset in put on it. The same models claim that lower radiation is emitted (ECO=economy models). Research has shown that this radiation is equally harmful with the mobile phones' and is responsible for brain tumors, fatigue, sleep disorders, e.t.c.

  • Have the base unit as fat away as possible from places that people use to sit or sleep. If possible replace the DECT with a land line.

  • Do not allow children of any age and pregnant women to use the DECT.

  •  If  necessary to use the DECT, either use a hands free earphone during a call (available in some models) or use open conversation mode and in any case make the call short switching to the land line.

  • Unplug the DECT base during the night because even the slightest radiation may disturb your sleep. You do not enter the "deep sleep" phase and the next day you are nervous.

WIRELESS NETWORK (WI-FI ROUTERS)

General information: These devices normally emit continuously radiation scanning through hundreds of channels in frequency band of 2440 MHz. Unpublished work of our research group has shown in flies that this radiation is equally harmful to a mobile phone kept on contact with the body.

  • Keep the device as far away from children and pregnant women (at least 5 meters)

  • Turn off the device at night

  •   If WI-FI is not absolutely necessary replace the wireless connection with wired UTP cable

  •   Never keep a laptop operating in wireless mode on your knees, or turn off the mode

  •  Do not allow children to play games through the internet with wireless connection.

FINAL HINT: ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS ARE INVISIBLE AND CANNOT BE DETECTED BY ANY ORGANISM BUT THEY ARE POTENTIALLY HARMFUL AT ANY POWER LEVEL. THERE IS STILL NO VALID SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF A SAFE LIMIT

 

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Last modified: September 1st, 2016