By B.N. Frank
Last fall, New England Patriots Quarterback, Tom Brady, released a new book, The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance.
It included advice such as “turn off all your electronic devices a half hour before you go to sleep. If there’s a TV in your bedroom, consider putting it somewhere else. It’s a bedroom, not a tech cave. My wife doesn’t even allow cellphones near the bed….”
Although this may seem extreme to those of us who aren’t professional athletes, supermodels, or strict adherents of a holistic lifestyle, the same advice has been given by many health experts over the years.
A recent article by Natural News covered this topic in more detail: “No electronics in the bedroom: Any device closer than arm’s length can cause cancer, infertility, and other health concerns, health officials warn.”
The article includes several links to studies as well as an interview with Dr. Devra Davis, an award-winning, internationally renowned scientist who also was the founding director of the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology of the U.S. National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences.
Everybody’s healthy in your home? How about your pets? This can affect the typically smaller members of our family as well: https://www.activistpost.com/2017/12/pets-may-affected-wi-fi-electronic-devices-even-arent.html
“Dirty Electricity” isn’t sexy.
Although there has been much recent media attention given in regard to cell phones and wireless radiation, it’s also good to be aware of potential harm due to “Dirty Electricity” and other sources of Electrical Pollution (also referred to as “Electrosmog”).
DE is referred to by experts as “ElectroMagnetic Interference (EMI), “Harmonics,” and “Harmonic Distortions”.
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The October/November issue of Paleo Magazine featured an in-depth article about “Dirty Electricity” and other sources of Electrical Pollution: “Electrical Pollution In Your Home: Why You Can’t Be Healthy In A Sick House.”
Unfortunately nowadays many common household products are sources of Electrical Pollution. This includes all CFL lightbulbs, some LED lightbulbs, dimmer switches, modems, routers, solar panels, anything with a switch mode power supply (inside some computers and device chargers), some appliances, and utility “smart” meters.
Many health experts advise electronics-free bedrooms because it provides long uninterrupted breaks for the body to recuperate from Electrical pollution. Like other sources of pollution, some are more affected by this than others.
If you or any of your loved ones are regularly experiencing one or more various health issues, this may be due to “ElectroSensitivity” which was once referred to as “Microwave Sickness.” According to health experts, up to 1/3 of the population is “ElectroSensitive” to some degree.
ElectroSensitivity or Microwave Sickness is not a new condition. In fact, Microwave Frequencies have been used as weapons by various military regimes over the last several decades. Source 1, Source 2.
Because everyone is affected differently and there are a variety of symptoms, ElectroSensitivity is often misdiagnosed.
Some may get cancer from sources of Electrical Pollution and some may not:
Although not every single expert on the planet agrees about exactly how harmful sources of Electrical Pollution may be, the same was once true about tobacco products. There was even a time when doctors endorsed cigarettes and claimed they provided health benefits.
One thing we can all agree about is that most would prefer not to needlessly suffer. So if you are suffering and can’t find lasting relief, there is an ElectroSensitivity diagnostic testing procedure that has been recommended by some health experts including Dr. Magda Havas: http://www.magdahavas.com/austrian-medical-association-guidelines-to-diagnosing-and-treating-patients-with-electrohypersensitivity/
It doesn’t seem necessary to eliminate all technology and live like The Amish to enjoy better health. Tom Brady and wife, Gisele Bündchen, are examples of that. They look pretty happy too.