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Originally published as LIVE THERMOGRAPHY SHOWS CELL PHONE INFLAMMATION in 2013. Revised 2014. Updated as CELL PHONE RADIATION, INFLAMMATION, THERMOGRAPHY, AIR TUBE HEADSETS 5/11/2019.
RADIATION HEAT MAPS BEFORE & AFTER CELL PHONE USE
The National Cancer Institute explains the main reasons scientists are concerned about cell phones’ potential to cause certain types of cancer and other health problems:
- Cell phones emit radiofrequency radiation (radio waves), a form of non-ionizing radiation, from their antennas. Parts of the body nearest to the antenna can absorb this energy.
- The number of cell phone users has increased rapidly. There were over 400 million cell phone subscribers in the United States in 2017, according to the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association Exit Disclaimer. Globally, there are more than 5 billion cell phone usersExit Disclaimer.
- Over time, the number of cell phone calls per day, the length of each call, and the amount of time people use cell phones have increased. Because of changes in cell phone technology and increases in the number of base stations for transmitting wireless signals, the exposure from cell phone use—power output—has changed, mostly lowered, in many regions of the United States .
– (National Cancer Institute, 2019)
The video below is from a live thermography session done at Northern Arizona Thermal Imaging while a man is talking on his cell phone. You can see the inflammatory effects of cell phone radiation spreading and intensifying inside his head in real time during his 10 minute call. (Northern Arizona Thermal Imaging, 2011)
This second live thermography video shows the same man receiving Quantum Biofeedback to neutralize the inflammation and other stress caused by the cell phone call.
DO EARBUDS PROTECT YOU FROM THE RADIO-FREQUENCY RADIATION GIVEN OFF BY CELL PHONES?
The answer is no – unless you use a type with anti-radiation airtube technology. With regular earbuds, radiation is able to travel up the headset wiring into the earpieces and into your ear canals and brain.
Also avoid using Blue Tooth technology since the devices themselves emit radiation right into your head. (RFSafe, 2017)
WHAT IS AN ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD (EMF)?
Electromagnetic fields (EMF) are generated in varying amounts by power lines, mobile phones, mobile phone towers, broadcast towers, microwave ovens, computer and TV screens, security devices, radars and other transmitting devices.
“Exposure to electromagnetic fields is not a new phenomenon. However, during the 20th century, environmental exposure to man-made electromagnetic fields has been steadily increasing as growing electricity demand, ever-advancing technologies and changes in social behaviour have created more and more artificial sources. Everyone is exposed to a complex mix of weak electric and magnetic fields, both at home and at work, from the generation and transmission of electricity, domestic appliances and industrial equipment, to telecommunications and broadcasting.
“Tiny electrical currents exist in the human body due to the chemical reactions that occur as part of the normal bodily functions, even in the absence of external electric fields. For example, nerves relay signals by transmitting electric impulses. Most biochemical reactions from digestion to brain activities go along with the rearrangement of charged particles. Even the heart is electrically active – an activity that your doctor can trace with the help of an electrocardiogram.” (World Health Organization, 2019)
TYPES OF EMFs
Electromagnetic fields are made up of an electric and a magnetic field connected perpendicularly to each other, traveling together as an invisible wave form.
Low frequency EMF radiation has a lower frequency than visible light and is a non-ionizing radiation. Examples include EMFs from microwave ovens, computers, visible light, smart meters, WiFi, cell phones, Bluetooth, power lines, and MRIs.
High frequency EMF radiation has a higher frequency than visible light, and is an ionizing radiation. Examples include ultraviolet (UV) light, X-Rays, and Gamma rays. (Wells, 2019)
WHY IS EMF EXPOSURE A PROBLEM?
Human and other animal bodies are highly sophisticated electromagnetic systems. Our human nervous systems and hearts operate on electricity and electromagnetic fields originating from the human heart and brain can be measured.
The mitochondria in our cells and the enzymes in our livers also function based on electrical conductivity and light energy.
The natural EMFs of the earth and sun sync with our healthy biological rhythms and sustain us. Problems occur when we’re also bombarded by EMFs from a multitude of man made sources.
“Our own electromagnetic signals are very weak compared to the man-made EMFs. Exposure to man-made EMFs can interfere with the electromagnetic systems inside of our bodies. Particularly, the brain, the heart, and mitochondria can be particularly susceptible to EMF interference. In addition, because our own biology can get disrupted, EMF exposure can worsen inflammatory problems.” (Wells, 2019)
AIRTUBE HEADSETS LIMIT EXPOSURE TO RADIATION FROM CELL PHONE USE
The primary difference between the regular earbuds/headsets that come with your cell phone and airtube headsets is the way the sound is transmitted to your ears. Regular headsets expose your head to a significant amount of EMF radiation.
“An air tube headset has a hollow flexible air tube that replaces the wire from your phone to the small earpiece. The sound travels through this tube of air to your ear, giving you quality sound without exposing you to radiation.
“The main point of using headphones, in general, is to get the phone away from your head while you’re using it, dramatically reducing the radiation you expose yourself to. An air tube headset takes this to the next level, further protecting your brain.
“These air tube headphones work just as well as conventional headsets, plugging into the same port, and providing the same functionality. Many even have microphones so you can talk while driving, or if you’d just like to keep the phone away from your head.
“An air tube headset is a pair of earphones coupled to a microphone with an ‘air tube’ component. Regular headsets consist of a 100% wired connection.” (EMF Academy, 2018)
TWO EXAMPLES OF HIGH QUALITY AIRTUBE TECHNOLOGY HEADSETS
Tauki Air Tube Technology: EMF FREE Phone Protection
There are other good brands too. See EMF Academy’s 5 Best Air Tube Headsets of 2018 – With Buyer’s Guide for recommendations.
DefenderShield EMF Radiation-Free Air Tube Stereo Headphones – Earbuds. (2018). See: https://www.defendershield.com/headphones?sscid=51k3_8t0ls
EMF Academy. (2018). 5 Best Air Tube Headsets of 2018 – With Buyer’s Guide. See: https://emfacademy.com/best-air-tube-headset/
National Cancer Institute. (1/9/2019). Cell Phones and Cancer Risk. See: https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/radiation/cell-phones-fact-sheet
Tauki Air Tube Technology. See: https://techwellness.com/products/anti-radiation-emf-protection-headphone-headset
ThermalVideocom Blog. (28 Apr. 2013). Heat maps before and after cell phone use. See: http://cwjmhenv210.blogspot.com/2013/04/blog-post.html
Wells, K. (2019). Is EMF Exposure Really a Big Deal? Wellness Mama. See: https://wellnessmama.com/129645/emf-exposure/
World Health Organization. (2019). Electromagnetic fields (EMF). See: https://www.who.int/peh-emf/about/WhatisEMF/en/
YouTube. (8/8/2011). Thermography – Inflammation from Cell Phone Radiation. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLzJDcaJVwg
YouTube. (8/8/2011). The Effects of Quantum Biofeedback on Cell Phone Radiation. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FxhebxhQcs
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