electromagnetic hypersensitivity syndrome
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electromagnetic hypersensitivity syndromeA negative reaction to wireless signals. Also called "gadget allergies," symptoms can be headaches, nausea, fainting and pain throughout the body. In order to feel improvement, people have moved into remote areas; however, it is increasingly difficult to avoid wireless signals in any developed country.
A Lot of Controversy
This is a very controversial subject, and studies, mostly relating to cellphones pressed against the head, have been inconclusive. However, it is not unreasonable to think that the molecules of the human brain may be disturbed in some manner by the thousands of signals passing through it every second from AM, FM, TV, HD radio, satellite data, satellite radio, satellite video, 2G, 3G and 4G cellular voice and data, Wi-Fi, WiMAX, Bluetooth and other wireless networks.
When people around the world swear they can sense radiation and then feel better in a different location, it is reasonable to think that electromagnetic hypersensitivity syndrome (EHS) is not entirely bunk. Humans are genetically different from each other. Some may be very sensitive, while the majority may not be, and this is the first generation raised from infancy that is bombarded with wireless in such profusion. Time will tell. In the meantime, citing health reasons, a lot of people use earphones with wires to their cellphones.
|The Pong iPhone Case|
|This iPhone case directs most of the radiation from the phone away from the brain. Inside the case, a ladder configuration causes the signal to move up and out. (Image courtesy of Pong Research LLC, www.pongresearch.com)|