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If you’re unlucky enough to be sitting next to certain computer printers in your office, you may as well be sitting next to a cigarette smoker, according to new research…..
toxic particulate matter levels were five times higher inside a non-smoking office building on a workday than they were outside near a freeway. … what was causing this toxic indoor air. ……laser printers. The researchers studied more than 50 such printers and found that half of them emitted tiny particles of toner-like material into the air, in concentrations ranging from low to high….Breathing in these tiny particles has been linked to respiratory illness, heart disease, lung disease and cancer……all used toner instead of ink….”Even very small concentrations can be related to health hazards,” Your risk of exposure, … depends largely on the office building’s ventilation system.
Are You Surrounded by Electronic Smog?
Laser printers are not the only potential risk in your work environment. The electrical fields given off by electronic equipment, including computers, lamps, wiring and more, may also impact your health, according to research ….dubbed “electro-pollution,” charge tiny particles in the air including viruses, bacteria, allergens and more.
When you breathe in these particles, the electrical charge makes them adhere to the tissue in your lungs and respiratory tract, which can cause infection. Asthma, the flu and other respiratory illnesses can then result.
You can reduce your risk, the researcher said, by making sure laptop computers are “earthed” and unplugging electrical equipment when it’s not being used.
The air isn’t the only thing to worry about in your office. Your computer keyboard is also potentially hazardous…. you may be transferring two or more types of bacteria onto your fingertips while you type. …researchers found that every computer keyboard was contaminated with two or more microorganisms…the bacteria that was found was the type that could be detrimental to hospital patients:
· All keyboards tested positive for a staph bacterium called coagulase-negative staphylococci. This is one of the most common causes of bloodstream infections among those hospitalized.
· 80 percent of keyboards contained diphtheroids. This bacteria represents a significant infection risk for those whose immune systems are weak, such as cancer and AIDS patients.
Phones, desks and your computer’s mouse may also be potential sources of bacteria.
Grave cell phone danger—pay attention to this! December 2, 2006Posted by healthyself in 217 Hz, ADD, Addiction, ADHD, Adolescents, Aging, Allergies, ALS, Alzheimer's, angst, Antennas, Anxiety, arteriosclerosis, Attention, Attention Deficit, Autism / Asperger's, Bioeffects, Biological Activity, Biological Effects, Bioscalar Energy, Birth Defects, Blogroll, Blood Brain Barrier, Blood Pressure, Brain, Brain Cancer, Brainwave Interference, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cardiac Problems, Cell changes, Cell death, cell membrane, Cell phone safety, Cell phone towers, Cell Phones, Cells, Cellular Morphology, Central Nervous System, Childhood Leukemia, Children, Children's health, Chromosomal damage, Chronic Exhaustion, Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Illness, Circadian rhythms, Circulation, Coherence, Communication, Community, Concentration, Connective Tissue Pains, Conversations, Cordless Phones, Cytotoxic Effects, Death, Dementia, Depression, Diagnostic marker, Digital, Dizziness, DNA, Dopamine, Ear, ear ache, earphones, EEG, Elderly, Electrical Components, Electrical Pulses, Electrical Surges, Electrical Wiring, Electrochemical, electromagnetic, Electromagnetic Communications, Electromagnetic Field, Electromagnetic Interference, Electromagnetic pollution, Electromagnetic Radiation, Electromagnetic waves, Electrosensitivity, Electrosmog, ELF, Emergency Medicine, EMF Research, EMF's, Employees, EMR, Endogenous Fields, Energy, Environment, Epidemiologists, Epidemiology, Epilepsy, Exposure, Eye Cancer, Eyes, Family, Fatigue, Fiber Optic, Flickering, Free Radicals, Frequencies, Games and Gaming, genes, genetic damage, grams of tissue, Hand Portables, Handheld Units, Harmonics, headaches, Healing, Health, Health related, Hearing, Heart, Heart Disease, heat, Heavy Metals, HF, High Frequencies, high voltage transmission lines, Hormones, HOuseholds, HRD, Human Resources, Humor, Imbalances, Immune system, Inflammation, Infrared, Inner Agitation, Insomnia, Integrative Medicine, Interdisciplinary, Internet, Intuition, Kids, Lack of Concentration, Learning, Legal Issues, LF, Lifestyle, Long Term Health Risks, Lymphoma, MCS, Medical Research, Medicine, Memory, Memory Loss, Men', Men's Health, Metabolic Changes, Metal Roofs, Microwave exposure, Migraines, Military, miscarriages, Mitigation, mobile telephones, Monitoring, Movement, nausea, nerves, Neural Electrophysiology, Neurasthenia, neurological, neuroma, neurons, neurosurgeons, Neurotransmitters, Noise, Non Profit Organizations, Non-Thermal Levels, Nutrition, oncogenes, Optical, Overtones, Pain, Pain Perception, Panic Attacks, Paralysis, Parenting, Penetration, People in Laboratories, Pets, Pineal Gland, Pregnant Women, pressure, Proteins, Public Policy, Pulsed Radiation, Pulses, radiation, Radio Frequency Radiation, Reaction Time, Research, Research Needed, ringing, ringtones, Risk Factor, Risk of Disease, Safe Levels, Safety, SAR, School administrators, School Boards, Schools, Seizure, sensations, Sick People, signaling enzymes, Sleep, Sleep disturbances, Stress, Symptoms, Teenagers, Telecommunications, Telephony, Tinnitus, Toxic Interactions, Traffic Pollution, Tumors, Tweenies, Unified Field, VDT, Vibrational Medicine, Who is Affected?, WiFi, Wireless Phones, Withdrawal, Women, Women's Health, Workplace, X-Rays, zinging/crackling.
By: Will Thomas
Though intended for renovations, Chris Anderson would like all visitors to deposit their cellular phones in the cement mixer by his front door. This sounds excessive – until you step into Anderson’s orchard, where the pegged needle of a shrieking electromagnetic radiation (EMR) meter placed beside a connected cellphone still shows significant exposure 100 feet away.
Much to the chagrin of this certified EMR-mitigation specialist, every day some 300 million cell phone users are “reaching out and touching someone you love. Yourself, and anyone else within range of the microwaves emitted by your cell phone.”……Silicon sensors are already calling to each other. Soon, countless communicating microchips embedded in everything from bumpers to brooms will be sending streams of encoded electrical energy through glass, steel, concrete, bone and flesh. Exquisitely sensitive to subtle electromagnetic harmonies, human brains and bodies as intricate as galaxies depend on tiny electrical impulses to conduct complex life-processes – including the ability to read, recall and respond to these words. Acting as antennas, our anatomies just as easily tune into spurious signals from radio and microwave transmissions. .
….”a worse frequency could not have been chosen for the human anatomy.”
As cell phones conquer consumer minds and markets, researcher Carolanne Patton notes that “the brain reaches peak absorption in the UHF bands, right where cellular telecommunications operate.” British military scientists have discovered that cellphone transmissions disrupt the brain sites for memory and learning, causing forgetfulness and sudden confusion.
Other studies show that electromagnetic signals from cellular phones reduce the ability to concentrate, calculate and coordinate complicated activities such as driving a car. Startled by $4 billion a year in extra claims among cellphone-wielding drivers, North American insurers did a double-take that found simply juggling `cell phones is not causing a 600% increase in accidents over other drivers busy shaving, applying makeup, tuning radios, taming pets, making out, pouring coffee, retrieving dropped cigarettes, talking and gesturing to passengers, or actually steering the vehicle….Instead of just another dangerous distraction, tests conducted by the U.S.Department of Energy found that using a cell phone severely impairs memory and reaction times. “Hands-free” mobile speaker-phones cause even more crashes because they typically emit 10-times more brainwave interference than handheld units.
For all drivers dialing out on their cell phones, University of Toronto investigators report that the heightened probability of cracking up your car persists for up to 15-minutes after completing a call. That’s comparable to the risk of crashing while driving dead drunk exclaims Dr. Chris Runball, chairman of the B.C. Medical Association’s emergency medical services committee. Reeling from “dial-a-collision” costs, the government of British Columbia may join England, Spain, Israel, Switzerland and Brazil in restricting or banning the use of cell phones by drivers.
In New Zealand, cellphone towers are prohibited on school property because of possible health effects. But Health Canada regulations ignore the hidden hazards of cell-wrenching cellphones, which send pulsed signals through the skull in a process one expert likens to “jackhammers on the brain.” …
…. cellphone addiction mirrors the prestigious early allure of smoking - as well as an immensely profitable industry’s steadfast denial of risk and responsibility. …Sir William Stewart told London’s Financial Times that “children may be more vulnerable because of their developing nervous system, the greater absorption of energy in the tissues of the head and a longer lifetime of exposure.”
…a Ph.D. biophysicist warns that headaches, fatigue, lethargy, nausea, dizziness, depression, arteriosclerosis and even Alzheimer’s can result from frequent or prolonged calls on cell phones.
“There is also a higher incidence of cardiac problems,” Cherry comments, “in terms of the timing function in hearts. You get more heart attacks and more heart disease – it has now been shown in many studies.”
…..cell phones can murderously modify moods. In brains and bodies seriously derailed by tiny imbalances in trace minerals and hormones, depression, suicide, anger, rage and violence can result when calcium and serotonin levels are disrupted by cellphone transmissions….
….DNA damage is passed on to succeeding generations.
….we forget how inconvenient it is to contract cancer. …B-cell lymphomas doubled in mice within 18 months of one-hour daily exposure to power densities experienced by a cellphone user. B-cell lymphomas are implicated in 85% of all cancers.
…Sleep disorders, she learned, are common among people exposed to high levels of electromagnetic pollution.
…there is nothing “safe” about the new 1.9 gigahertz broadcasting frequency. Much like a boxer taking repeated blows to the head, rapidly pulsing cellphones signal permanent brain damage. A study by Dr. Peter Franch found unequivocally that “cells are permanently damaged by cellular phone frequencies.” This cellular damage, Franch noted, is maximized at low dosage – and “inherited unchanged, from generation to generation.”
….the production of histamine, which triggers bronchial spasms, is nearly doubled after exposure to mobile phone transmissions. Cellphones also reduce the effectiveness of anti-asthmatic drugs, and retard recovery from illness.
…. 217 Hz spikes are very close to the frequencies of human cell membranes.
…..because cancer takes decades to develop, it will be another 10 or 20 years before “mobiles” manifest a big bonanza in brain tumors. But he adds, we’re already seeing “acute effects that are noticed within minutes of using a cell phone.”
After two minutes’ conversation, a cell phone’s digitized impulses disable the safety barrier that isolates the brain from destructive proteins and poisons in the blood. …
…If you must pack a cell phone, treat it like a loaded pistol. Keep it turned off. Don’t carry it near ovaries, testicles, or the heart. For partial protection, buy an antenna shield. Limit calls to one-minute, six to 10 minutes a month. Never fire off a cellphone with children anywhere in sight.
A better bet is to facilitate the growth of organic telephone networks with lots of fibre. Instead of more microwave towers, “We should be wiring up our cities with fibre-optic cables to provide Internet, fax, telephone, radio and television at very high quality,” Cherry urges, “rather than saturating our cities with the microwave, radiowave and low frequency signals all the time.”
When it comes to cells, consciousness and cell phones, every call is collect. How can convenience count more than cancer? What is gained by being in constant contact with disembodied voices, while being “out of touch” with the friends and neighbours around us? Are we comfortable having our location traced by monitoring authorities?
Unless we start voting with our wallets, consumer complacency could prove as species-limiting as corporate cynicism.
“Microwave frequencies are the same as those used in radar and your microwave oven,” … “You wouldn’t think of sticking your head in the oven, but there is no hesitation to putting the cell phone to your ear.”
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International Experts Show Digital Antennas and Cellular Phones are Cause Serious Health Effects September 23, 2006Posted by healthyself in Animal Research, Antennas, Attention, Attention Deficit, Bioeffects, Biological Effects, Blogroll, Blood Brain Barrier, Blood Pressure, Brain, Brain Cancer, Cancer, Cell changes, Cell Cultures, Cell death, Cell phone safety, Cell Phones, Cellular Morphology, Childhood Leukemia, Children, Children's health, Chromosomal damage, Chronic Illness, Circulation, Community, Concentration, Cordless Phones, Cytotoxic Effects, DNA, Electromagetic pollution, Electromagnetic Field, Electromagnetic pollution, Electrosensitivity, Electrosmog, ELF, EMF Research, EMF's, EMR, Environment, Epidemiologists, Epidemiology, Exposure, Eyes, genes, headaches, Health related, Lack of Concentration, Learning, Leukemia, Lifestyle, Long Term Health Risks, Low Frequencies, Lymphoma, Memory Loss, Men's Health, Metabolic Changes, MHz, Microwave exposure, mobile telephones, Motivation, Neural Electrophysiology, neurological, Neurotransmitters, Non-Thermal Levels, Pain, Pain Perception, People in Laboratories, Pulsed Radiation, Reaction Time, Research, School administrators, Sleep, Sleep disturbances, Tumors, Who is Affected?, Women's Health.
“Internationally acknowledged experts in the field of RF research have shown that RF of the type used in digital cellular antennas and phones can have critical effects on cell cultures, animals, and people in laboratories and have also found epidemiological evidence (studies of communities, not in the laboratory) of serious health effects at “non-thermal levels,” where the intensity of the radiation was too low to cause heating. They have found:
- Increased cell growth of brain cancer cells(4)
- A doubling of the rate of lymphoma in mice(5)
- Changes in tumor growth in rats(6)
- An increased number of tumors in rats(7)
- Increased breaks in double and single stranded DNA, our genetic material(8)
- 2 to 4 times as many cancers in Polish soldiers exposed to RF(9)
- More childhood leukemia in children exposed to RF(10)
- Changes in sleep patterns and REM type sleep(11)
- Headaches caused by RF exposure(12)
- Neurologic changes(13) including
- Changes in the blood-brain-barrier(14)
- Changes in cellular morphology (including cell death)(15)
- Changes in neural electrophysiology (EEG)(16)
- Changes in neurotransmitters (which affect motivation and pain perception)(17)
- Metabolic changes (of calcium ions, for instance)(18)
- Cytogenetic effects (which can affect cancer, Alzheimer’s, neurodegenerative diseases)(19)
- Decreased memory, attention, and slower reaction time in school children(20)
- Retarded learning in rats indicating a deficit in spatial “working memory”(21)
- Increased blood pressure in healthy men(22)
- Damage to eye cells when combined with commonly used glaucoma medications(23)”
What are the Frequencies of Human Brain Waves? September 12, 2006Posted by healthyself in 0-4Hz, 13 - 40 Hz, 4-7 Hz, 40 Hz, 7-12 Hz, Beneficial frequencies, Blogroll, Cell phone safety, Coherence, Concentration, Consciousness, Creativity, Dream, Earth, Electromagnetic Field, Electrosensitivity, EMF Research, Environment, Extra-Sensory Perception, Frequencies, Healing, Health, Health related, Intuition, Learning, Meditation, Resonant Frequency, Schuman Resonance, Sleep, Stress, Waves.
“Beta waves range between 13-40 HZ. The beta state is associated with peak-concentration, heightened alertness and visual acuity….. 40HZ beta frequency may be key to the act of cognition.”
Alpha waves range between 7-12 HZ. This is a place of deep relaxation, but-not quite meditation. In Alpha, we begin to access the wealth of creativity-that lies just below our conscious awareness – it is the gateway, the entry-point that leads into deeper states of consciousness. Alpha is also the home-of the window frequency known as the Schuman Resonance, which is the-resonant frequency of the earth’s electromagnetic field.
Theta waves range between 4-7 HZ. Theta is one of the more elusive and-extraordinary realms we can explore. It is also known as the twilight state-which we normally only experience fleetingly as we rise up out of the depths-of delta upon waking, or drifting off to sleep. In theta we are in a waking-dream, vivid imagery flashes before the mind’s eye and we are receptive to-information beyond our normal conscious awareness. Theta has also been-identified as the gateway to learning and memory. Theta meditation increases-creativity, enhances learning, reduces stress and awakens intuition and-other extrasensory perception skills.
Delta waves range between 0-4 HZ. Delta is associated with deep sleep. In-addition, certain frequencies in the delta range trigger the release of-Growth Hormone beneficial for healing and regeneration. This is why sleep,-deep restorative sleep is so essential to the healing process.
A Call for Grant Money for Interdisciplinary Research to Study the Biological Effects of EMF’s! August 26, 2006Posted by healthyself in 1.6 W/kg, 12000 volts, 16 Hz, 17.6 Hz, 2 W/kg, 2.4 GHz, 2.4 mW/Kg, 2.5 GHz, 200 gauss, 5 GHz, 50 Hz, 500 Volts, 5000 volts, 60 Hz Magnetic Fields, 8W/kg, 900 mHz, ADD, Addiction, ADHD, Aesthetics, Aging, Allergies, ALS, Alzheimer's, Amalgam filings, angst, Animal Research, Antennas, Antioxidants, arteriole, Atmospheric Pressure, Attention, Attention Deficit, Auric Field, Autism, Autism / Asperger's, Beneficial frequencies, Beta Rhythm, Bioeffects, Biofield, Biological Activity, Biological Dentistry, Biological Effects, Biomimetic, BioPhotons, Bioscalar Energy, Birth Defects, Blogroll, Blood, Blood Brain Barrier, Blood Pressure, Brain, Brain Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cancer Protection, Cataracts, Cell changes, Cell Cultures, Cell death, cell membrane, Cell phone industry, Cell phone safety, Cell Phones, Cells, Cellular Morphology, Central Nervous System, CFIDS, Childhood Leukemia, Children, Children's health, Chromosomal damage, Chronic Exhaustion, Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Illness, Churches, Circadian rhythms, Circulation, Cloning, Coherence, Communication, Community, Concentration, Connective Tissue Pains, Consciousness, Cordless Phones, Cytotoxic Effects, Death, Decision Making, Definitions, Dementia, Depression, Detoxification, Diabetes, Diagnostic marker, Dizziness, DNA, Dopamine, Ear, ear ache, earphones, EEG, EHF, Elderly, Electrical Surges, Electrical Wiring, Electrochemical, Electromagetic pollution, electromagnetic, Electromagnetic Field, Electromagnetic pollution, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Electromagnetic waves, Electrosensitivity, Electrosmog, ELF, Emergency Medicine, EMF Research, EMF's, Employees, EMR, Endocrine, Endogenous Fields, Energy, Entropy, Environment, Epidemiology, Epilepsy, Exposure, Extra-Sensory Perception, Eye Cancer, Eyes, Family, Fatigue, Financial Considerations, Free Radicals, Frequencies, Funding, Games and Gaming, genes, GHz, Government's role, grams of tissue, Grants, Hand Portables, Harmonics, headaches, Healing, Health, Health related, Hearing, Heart, heat, Heavy Metals, HF, High Frequencies, high voltage transmission lines, Hormones, HOuseholds, HRD, Hz, Immune system, Impotence, Infant Death Syndrome, Inflammation, Inner Agitation, Integrative Medicine, Interdisciplinary, Intuition, Kids, Lack of Concentration, Learning, Legal Issues, Lethargy, Leukemia, LF, Lifestyle, Light, Long Term Health Risks, Low Frequencies, Lymphocytes, Lymphoma, Magnetic, MCS, Medical Research, Medicine, Memory Loss, Men', Men's Health, Mercury, MF, MHz, Microwave exposure, miscarriages, Mitigation, mobile telephones, Monitoring, Motivation, MS, nerves, Neural Electrophysiology, Neurasthenia, neurological, neuroma, neurons, neurosurgeons, Neurotransmitters, Noise, Non Profit Organizations, Non-Thermal Levels, Nose, Nutrition, Ocular, oncogenes, Optical, Overtones, Pacemakers, Pain, Pain Perception, Parenting, Penetration, People in Laboratories, Pets, Pineal Gland, Politics, Pregnant Women, pressure, Proteins, Public Policy, Pulsed Radiation, Quantum Physics, Quantum Vacuum, QV, Radar, radiation, Radio Waves, Radios, Reaction Time, Research, Research Needed, Resonance, Risk Factor, Risk of Disease, Safe Levels, Safety, SAR, School administrators, School Boards, Schools, sensations, Serotonin, SHF, Sick People, signaling enzymes, Sleep, Sleep disturbances, Solutions, Sound, Spine, Stress, Stroke, Subtle Energies, Suicide, Susceptibility to Infection, Symptoms, Teenagers, Throat, Tinnitus, Toxic Interactions, Toxin, Traffic Pollution, trains, Transfer, Transformation, transmission, Tumors, Tweenies, Unified Field, University, vacuum, VDT, Vibration, Vibrational Medicine, Vision, W/Kg, watts, Waves, Who is Affected?, WiFi, Women, Women's Health, Workplace.