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    One of my passions is to educate people about factors that impact our health and wellbeing.  EMF exposure from cell phones & other sources have a huge & negative  impact on our energy fields.  They are particularly damaging to children's brains, many of whom are given cell phones to play with at a very young age .  Many people are not aware of this yet, so I am passing along this information which I hope you will take the time to read and consider. 

    Pamela McBride, BCPP, RPE, CMT
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    EMF’s
    Scientists exposed 10 female volunteers to radiation at 900 mgahertz from GSM phones to simulate an hour-long phone call. They screened 580 different proteins in their skin cells and found 2 proteins were significantly altered. This study shows that even without heating, molecular level changes take place in response to cell phone frequency electromagnetic radiation. (New Scientist February 23rd, 2008; BMC Genomics 2008, 9:77)
    A study done and published in June 2003 issue of Environmental Health Perspectives showed that mobile phones damaged neurons in the brains of rats.
    There has been a thought process that headsets will reduce this radiation exposure. More recent research is showing that headsets are acting like an antenna and intensifying the radiation and may raise the radiation exposure by as much as 300%.
    In London, a cell phone company was forced to move its tower off of the top of an apartment building after 7 residents developed cancer. Three of the residents died. Other issues on those residents included headaches during the time the tower was in place.
    There have been numerous studies that claim there is no biological impact of RF radiation within the cell phone range (mostly done by the cell phone industry), but this study puts holes in that thought process. Researchers from around the world are finding disturbing results to indicate major health implications.
    One of the world’s undisputed experts on cell phone safety is Dr George Carlo. In the 1990’s, Dr Carlo was given a $28 million dollar grant from the phone industry to put an end to the talk that cell phones were hazardous to your health. However, what Dr Carlo found was what he had been paid to find. Instead he discovered that they DO in fact cause damage. The cell phone industry offered him a $1 million dollar per year position to silence him. He refused and started the non-profit institute “Safe Wireless Initiative” to educate the world of this danger. Dr Carlo is a MD who is a professor that has taught at George Washington Medical School and has a degree in public health.
    Risks that are being linked to unremediated cell phone exposure are:
    Cancer Alzheimer’s Senility Dementia Parkinson’s Fatigue Headaches Sleep Disorders Altered memory function Poor concentration Spatial awareness Autism
    Damage your cell membranes Decreases intracellular communication Increases deposits of heavy metals into your cells Increases free radicals Cell phone users are 240% more likely to develop brain tumors 4 times greater the tumor will form on the side that the phone is most frequently held. Even when the phone is not in use, it can radiate the harm up to several feet.
    Dr. Mercola has stated that he did a 20 minute interview for the Today show with supporting evidence on the damage that cell phones can cause and the way they censored his information was by only airing 4 seconds of the 20 minute interview. Dr. Mercola also believes as do others that the harm from cell phones is far greater than that of cigarettes.
    Award-winning cancer expert Dr. Vini Khurana has concluded that mobile phones may kill far more people than smoking or asbestos. The latest study, which is being called the “ most devastating indictment yet” for the safety of mobile phones, draws on growing evidence that using handsets for 10 years or more can double your risk of brain cancer. Professor Khurana reviewed more than 100 studies on the effects of mobile phones, and concluded that "there is a significant and increasing body of evidence for a link between mobile phone usage and certain brain tumors."If nothing is done, Khurana believes the rate of malignant brain tumors and the associated death rate will rise around the world within a decade, and by then it may be too late to intervene medically.
    Here is a sample of what Professor Khurana found after reviewing over 100 studies: Exposure is long term and its effects on your body, particularly its electrical organ, your brain, are compounded by numerous other simultaneous long-term exposures, including continuous waves from towers, cordless phone base stations, power lines and wireless/WiFi computing devices.
    If you have any land-based (non-cellular) portable phones, do NOT use anything other than the 900 MHz phones, as the gigahertz phones stay on continuously, blasting you with information carrying radio waves 24/7, and then each land phone should be remediated, also.
    Use your cell phone only where the reception is good. When the reception is poor, your phone works harder and therefore emits a much stronger radiation signal. The human body is an amazing, self-rejuvenating entity that has the ability to repair itself while it sleeps. This is accomplished with its own internal electrical system that functions with very weak electrical impulses. Electrical impulses are generated by your brain and are used for intercellular communication.
    In the typical sleeping area, electrical exposure from external sources (live electrical wire in ceilings and floors) is thousands of times stronger than your body’s own electrical system. Long-term exposure to these high level electric fields can impair your body’s ability to communicate within itself, and impact health. The average person sleeps about 8 hours per night and thus spends approximately one-third of their life sleeping. We now have technology to remediate these fields to correct their energy from harmful energy to helpful energy that enhances your wellbeing.
    Doesn’t it make sense to reduce exposure to electric fields in our sleeping areas? Some people develop symptom when they experience long-term exposure, especially at night, to elevated levels of electricity. These include: Headaches Hyperactivity Nightmares Depression and fatigue Eyestrain Muscle cramps Biological problems associated with electromagnetic stressors fall into two major categories: 1. Brain (behavioral abnormalities, learning disabilities, altered bio-cycles and stress responses) 2. Growing tissue (embryos, genetics and cancer)
    Research has shown that for a body to properly detoxify during sleep, it must be alkaline, and high electromagnetic fields lead to acidity. This is especially true for heavy metal detoxification.
    1. Get rid of battery devices by the bed: Research has shown that exposure to high magnetic fields while sleeping can cause severe long-term illness. Many electric clocks produce high magnetic fields. 2. Remediate all the electrical fields in the bedroom A restful sleep is necessary for health and a strong immune system. Electric fields affect the bio-communication system, keeping you from sleeping soundly. 3. Remediate radio frequency - Radio frequency signals from portable phones, cell phones, and wireless devices have been shown to interfere with your body’s immune system.
    4. Either use beds without metal or use metal remediation RT’s Metal frames and metal box springs can amplify and distort the earth’s natural magnetic field, which can lead to a non-restful sleep. Use natural materials.
    The U.S. National Research Council has advised that researchers should study children and pregnant women in order to determine if cell phones or other wireless devices could be causing health damage. The U.S. FDA had asked the National Research Council, which advises the federal government on scientific matters, to recommend some future lines of study. Most studies of cell phones to date have looked only at short-term effects on healthy adults. The Council noted that, "Although it is unknown whether children are more susceptible to RF exposure, they may be at increased risk because of their developing organ and tissue systems." The Council also identified a number of other overarching issues that merit further study, such as differences between long- and short-term exposure, and possible biological mechanisms, other than simple heating, by which wireless radiation could affect cells. Sources: ABC News 01/18/2008; ARS Technical 01/21/2008; Children today will experience previously unimaginable exposure to information-carrying radio waves from mobile phones, because they start out using them at a very early age. The information-carrying radio waves from cell phone base stations and cell phones make heavy metals much more dangerous than they typically are. Electromagnetic radiation can actually trap heavy metals inside your cells, causing cellular damage and hindering your body from detoxifying. Realistically, people are not going to get rid of their cell phones, but armed with this knowledge, it is more critical to be sure we are remediating them to minimize their extraordinary impact.
    Many scientists and government agencies in Europe have already accepted that EMF’s from cell phones do pose health risks. “Scientists do not argue any more whether mobile phones are harmful, but how harmful they are.”
    Although the National Research Council’s report states that Specific Absorption Rates (SAR) for children are likely to be higher than for adults, let’s not get confused. The danger from most land-based portable phones, cell phones and WiFi routers is NOT from the magnetic radiation or the microwave carrier wave for which typical SAR rating are given on phones. These thermal effects are insignificant. Simply lowering the allowable SAR will NOT make call phones safer. These modulated information-carrying radio waves resonate in biological frequencies of a few to a few hundred cycles per second and can stimulate your cellular receptors, causing a whole cascade of pathological consequences that can end in severe fatigue, anxiety, neurological challenges, and often end up in cancer.
    The studies showing the long-term risks of cell phone use are just beginning to come in,because cell phone use didn’t become widespread until the late 1990’s. It typically takes at least 10 to 20 years for cancers to show up, so now is the time when these risks will become apparent.
    Unfortunately, most people fail to correlate common symptoms and health problems to their exposure to cell phones and other radio frequencies, perhaps because these conditions can so easily be attributed to other causes (including so-called “unknown” causes) as well.