Author and health pioneer Ann Louise Gittleman discussed the latest scientific data & case studies that show how EMF pollution has reached the point of toxicity, causing fatigue, irritability, weakness, and even illness, and how we can protect ourselves from the danger. With our various electronic devices and appliances, “we’re immersed in a sea” of man-made electromagnetic fields or waves, that are about “100 million times more than what are own grandparents were exposed to,” she said. Gittleman became cognizant of the issue after she developed a tumor on the side of her head that she held her cell phone up to.
Surprisingly, cordless phones can be 100 times riskier than cell phones– they’re like having a mini cell phone tower in your home, she reported, adding that people should try and replace these models with corded phones. It’s also not a good idea for people to carry cell phones close to their body such as in a pants pocket, or use them in a tightly enclosed space like a car, she noted.
Try to keep electronic devices away from your head, especially in your bedroom, Gittleman advised. She suggested that people could use an AM transistor radio, tuned between stations, as a testing device to see which areas in your home are emitting strong signals. Static will emanate from the radio when there is an electronic field, and ideally, you should place your furniture at a safe distance from these fields, she continued. To combat exposure, she said there are a number of things people can do nutrition-wise, including taking Vitamin D, magnesium, EFA’s, and melatonin (for sleep), as well as eating asparagus and artichokes. A free sample excerpt from Chapter 1 of her book Zapped is available online.