EMF what are the risks?

August 27, 2021
Hosted by Susan Downs, MD

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EMF has adverse health effects including cancer. Hardell's studies show an association (perhaps causal) between cell phone and cordless phones and glioblastomas and acoustic neuromas. The American Toxicology study shows adverse effects after long term exposure to cell phone radiation: • Increased incidences of glioma (a rare, aggressive and highly malignant brain cancer) as well as schwannoma (a rare tumor of the nerve sheath) of the heart were found in both sexes of rats, but reached statistical significance only in males. • Increased incidences of rare, proliferative changes in glial cells of the brain and in Schwann cells (nerve sheath) in the heart of both sexes of rats, while not a single unexposed control animal developed these precancerous changes. • DNA damage was induced with both modulations of radiofrequency radiation (RFR) in both rats and mice (mixed results in tissues and brain regions). • Results from this study clearly show that biological impacts occur at low power, non- thermal exposures like those that take place from cell phones today. Hugh Taylor (Yale) and also Suleyman Kaplan from Turkey performed independent studies showing that fetal rodent exposure to cell phones results in brain changes in the offspring particularly in the hippocampus There are simple answers for people to reduce their EMF exposures and therefore their lifetime cumulative buildup, as EMF radiations are cumulative, the same as x-ray radiation. Since we are surrounded by electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation, and we are electromagnetic beings, it is imperative that we learn the broad scope of how our wireless world is creating havoc in every cell in our body. People are not feeling well, yet their symptoms are not in their doctors’ textbooks as this is a whole new phenomenon, with standard laboratory tests all coming back negative. What are healthy ways to mitigate EMF exposure.

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Susan Downs, MD

Susan Downs, MD

Dr. Susan is boarded in Integrative Medicine and in Psychiatry, is a certified IFM practitioner and certified in the American Academy of Antiaging Medicine. She works at the University of California, San Francisco and is on the Psychiatry Consultant Registry (UK). She has Masters Degrees in engineering from MIT and Stanford and a Masters in Public Health from Loma Linda Medical Center.

Based between San Francisco and Bloomsbury (London), she is the president of the cutting edge, Silicon Valley Health Institute (SVHI), has worked in ten countries and studied many healing modalities. Previously, she worked for the NHS in the UK, was an assistant professor at INSEAD (European School for Business Administration), and was a foreign service officer managing alternative energy projects in Asia. She is also a film-maker with two multi award winning films on health. Her interests include medicine, economics, spirituality and making the world a better place.

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