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COGNITIVE AND PHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGES

Research is establishing that the technology we use everyday, and its low energy electromagnetic frequency, or EMF radiation emissions, can actually affect our cell health, cell communication, body performance, and the levels of hormones and neurotransmitters in our brains.

Exposure to EMF creates excessive free radicals in our bodies, responsible for oxidative damage and DNA fragmentation. EMFs also over-activate the sensitive VGCCs (Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels) in cells that help the release of neurotransmitters and hormones. This vast increase of Calcium ions in the cell also induces an oxidative stress response. Since the brain has such a high metabolic rate, ROS and Oxidative damage can happen more easily than in other organs. Oxidative damage in the brain causes nervous system impairment, meaning a disruption in brain hormones and neurotransmitters.

Hormones and neurotransmitters are responsible for a ton of body functions, and EMF radiation as a disruptor has been linked to headaches, depression, anxiety, stress and mood, mental activity and memory issues, and many long term mental and neurodegenerative illnesses due to chronic oxidative stress and hormonal shifts. These include ADHD, mood disorders, autoimmune diseases like Lyme disease, neurodegenerative diseases and neuropsychiatric diseases such as Schizophrenia and major depressive disorder, as well as Anxiety and anxiety-related behaviors. These effects can be impacting kids and young adults more, as they have spent a bigger proportion of their lives connected to technology, and their bodies are still developing, making them vulnerable to environmental toxins like EMF.

Studies

NCBI: Sex Hormones Determine Immune Response

NCBI: Effect of electromagnetic field exposure on the reproductive system

NCBI: Exposure to cell phone radiofrequency changes corticotrophin hormone levels and histology of the brain and adrenal glands in male Wistar rat

CJMB: A Study of the Effects of Electromagnetic Field on Islets of Langerhans and Insulin Release in Rats

NCBI: Effect of electromagnetic field exposure on the reproductive system

NCBI: A review on Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and the reproductive system

Pub Med: Effects of low-dose radiation on the immune system of mice after total-body irradiation

Online Library: Anti‐inflammatory effects of low‐intensity extremely high‐frequency electromagnetic radiation: Frequency and power dependence

Pub Med: Decreases in psychological well-being among American adolescents after 2012 and links to screen time during the rise of smartphone technology

NCBI: Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels

Research Gate: Effect of Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (Emfs) on Monoamine Neurotransmitters of Newborn Rats

Pub Med: Rhythm and bugs: circadian clocks, gut microbiota, and enteric infections

NCBI: The Effects of Exposure to Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields in the Treatment of Migraine Headache: A Cohort Study

Science Direct: Microwave frequency electromagnetic fields (EMFs) produce widespread neuropsychiatric effects including depression

NCBI: Mobile Phone Use and The Risk of Headache: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Cross-sectional Studies

Pub Med: Acute mobile phone operation affects neural function in humans

Journals: Psychological Effects of Occupational Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields

Pub Med: Effects of exposure to a 60-kV/m, 60-Hz electric field on the social behavior of baboons

Environmental Heath Perspectives: : A Prospective Cohort Study of Adolescents’ Memory Performance and Individual Brain Dose of Microwave Radiation from Wireless Communication

Journals: Cognitive Impairment and Neurogenotoxic Effects in Rats Exposed to Low-Intensity Microwave Radiation

Pub Med: The effects of 884 MHz GSM wireless communication signals on headache and other symptoms: an experimental provocation study

NCBI: Effect of extremely low frequency electromagnetic field exposure on sleep quality in high voltage substations

New England Journal of Medicine: Time for a Different Approach to Lyme Disease and Long-Term Symptoms

Green Med Info: Groundbreaking Study Shows Shielding EMF Improves Autoimmune Disease

T and F Online: Good or bad: gut bacteria in human health and diseases

Pub Med: The Integrative Human Microbiome Project: dynamic analysis of microbiome-host omics profiles during periods of human health and disease

Pub Med: Enteric dopaminergic neurons: definition, developmental lineage, and effects of extrinsic denervation

Springer Link: Gut microbiota in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease

NCBI: Diet-Induced Dysbiosis of the Intestinal Microbiota and the Effects on Immunity and Disease

Pub Med: An obesity-associated gut microbiome with increased capacity for energy harvest

Nature: A Prospective Study of In-utero Exposure to Magnetic Fields and the Risk of Childhood Obesity

Online Library: Antigenic mimicry of ubiquitin by the gut bacterium Bacteroides fragilis: a potential link with autoimmune disease