The controversy surrounding EMFs never seems to end, and with good reason. The technology is changing quickly with the rise of 5G and wireless technology being in everything from your car to your fridge. The truth is, we don’t know the health effects of this technology and won’t fully know for years.
We’ve tackled this topic a few times on the podcast and the blog, but today we’ll get an update from EMF expert Daniel DeBaun of DefenderShield on new developments.
Episode Highlights: The Advent of 5G
- what non-ionizing radiation is and why we need to be cautious of it
- what’s coming with 5G and why it is a big deal
- the surprising difference between 3G, 4G, and 5G
- why 5 G represents a much bigger jump than previous generations
- how the EMF controversy can be related to trans fats
- how our current safety standards for cell phones was set 35 years ago (and needs an update)
- why kids are more vulnerable to the effects of EMFs than adults
- why women are more electrosensitive than men
- the effect of blue light from screens on circadian rhythm and sleep
- what studies show about EMFs, laptops, and sperm
- practical modifications you can make to your home and devices to make them safer
- and more!
Resources We Mention
- For the research and studies Daniel mentions see https://www.defendershield.com/learn/studies
- Radiation Nation: The Fallout of Modern Technology by Daniel DeBaun
- The Non-Tinfoil Guide to EMFs by Nicolas Pineault
- The Body Electric: Electromagnetism and the Body of Life by Robert Becker and Gary Selden
- DefenderShield for laptops
- Shields for tablets
- EMF shielding phone cases
- Programmable outlet timer
- Blue light blocking glasses
More From Wellness Mama
- 73: The Truth About EMFs, WiFi, and Radiation (+ How to Avoid Them!)
- 120: A Real-Life Approach to Reducing EMFs with Dr. Libby Darnell
- 154: Understanding and Mitigating EMFs in the Home With Peter Sierck From EMFRF
- 178: A Pediatrician Explains How EMFs Are Dramatically Affecting Our Children With EMF Kill Switch
- Is EMF Exposure Really a Big Deal?
- Why I Wear Blue Light Blocking Glasses (at Night)
- Why You Should Never Eat Vegetable Oil or Margarine
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