There’s no doubt manmade EMFs (electromagnetic fields) are on the rise and growing by the minute in our technology-driven world. Cell phone towers, cell phones, laptops, Bluetooth, and WiFi hotspots are increasingly available on airplanes and everywhere else. What’s more, these signals grow in strength as technology “improves.”
So, what to do … panic? Get rid of your devices? Far be it from me to suggest! My laptop is way too important!
Today’s guest Daniel DeBaun, inventor of the popular EMF Defender Shield (I use his shields on my devices every day), offers some much better ideas.
Daniel DeBaun is an internationally recognized expert in EMF protection and author of the new book Radiation Nation. He has 30 years of engineering experience in the telecommunications industry and his concerns over EMF exposure grew from his in-depth knowledge of what it is and how it works. He’s here today to demystify EMFs and explain how to keep your family safe.
All while still enjoying the perks of your favorite devices!
EMFs: Answering the Skeptics
Whether or not these everyday EMF exposures cause harm is a long and hotly debated topic in the health world. Ever heard statements like this in response to your EMF concerns?
“Studies don’t prove that.”
“These are low, safe levels. It’s not the same as radiation.”
“What can you do about it anyway? It’s everywhere.”
But as a cigarette ad from the 1950s proves, real data on the safety of a product often comes only with time (and let’s be honest, litigation!). Companies don’t want to admit their products might have a safety risk … even a low one … until forced.
A lack of scientific data has allowed many to deny the claim that low-frequency (and non-ionizing) EMFs could cause cell mutation, cancer, and other health problems over the long term. But, with the results of a peer-reviewed government study by the National Toxicology Program in 2016, clarity is beginning to replace controversy.
And to many who know the science like Dan DeBaun, the risk made sense all along.
In This Episode, You’ll Learn
- how cell phone, WiFi, and other wireless technology works … in terms we can understand
- the relationship between your microwave, an X-ray, and your cell phone
- the impact of EMF radiation on our bodies’ cells
- recent “improvements” in the telecommunication field … like 5G … and how they might affect us
- whether wired connections (ethernet) are safer than wireless
- smart meters: do they represent a risk?
- why avoiding cell phone and WiFi use in a car or plane is a good idea
- a safe distance to live from a cell tower
- how an EMF shield works
- what a faraday cage is and other far-out EMF solutions for the very sensitive
- practical strategies for protecting our kids from EMFs … (and the most effective doesn’t require buying a thing!)
EMF Hope … Not Hype
I can’t stress enough how much I appreciate Dan’s balanced, informed approach to this hot topic. He even admits we don’t need to buy a product to take huge steps toward protecting ourselves.
Rather than moving to the woods and hiding under an earthing blanket, Dan reminds us of the best advice for managing EMF exposure: “Simple distance is your best friend.”
Educating ourselves and taking a few steps to reduce exposure within our homes make sense until the science rolls in. It’s my hope this podcast helps us all learn the lingo and feel confident the next time this controversial topic comes up. There are simple solutions within our reach.
Where do you fall in the EMF debate? Is it hype or something worth thinking about? I’d love to hear your thoughts!
Resources We Mention:
- Book: Radiation Nation: The Fallout of Modern Technology (2017)
- Defender Shields for computers
- Shields for Tablets
- EMF Shielding Phone cases
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