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Can Wi-Fi connections cause migraines?
« on: 29/10/2014 01:30:01 »
Pam Rita Zukor asked the Naked Scientists:
   
My niece is suffering so badly from Wi-Fi connections cell phone towers, it is dreadful to see , she sweats her body feel like it is on fire her head thumps it is very sad to see. What can one do besides trying to stay away from something that surrounds us.
What do you think?
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Re: Can Wi-Fi connections cause migraines?
« Reply #1 on: 29/10/2014 02:07:30 »
My niece is suffering so badly from Wi-Fi connections cell phone towers, it is dreadful to see , she sweats her body feel like it is on fire her head thumps it is very sad to see. What can one do besides trying to stay away from something that surrounds us.
What do you think?

When tested, persons self-diagnosed with so-called electromagnetic hypersensitivity cannot actually tell when a nearby radio transmitter is on or off , i.e. in reality they are not sensitive to radio-waves.

The phenomenon is either organic-disease wrongly attributed to radio-waves,
or psychosomatic : the person sincerely believes electrical devices are harmful and seeing them causes anxiety/stress/tension , and that emotional state causes their symptoms ...

Quote from: nhs.uk/Conditions/Migraine/.../Causes
Emotional triggers:
    stress
    anxiety
    tension
http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Migraine/Pages/Causes.aspx

Quote from: nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety...
A panic attack is an experience of sudden and intense anxiety. Panic attacks can have physical symptoms, including shaking, feeling confused or disorientated, rapid heartbeats, dry mouth, sweating, dizziness and chest pain.
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/pages/coping-with-panic-attacks.aspx

[ NB: life on Earth has always been exposed to radio-waves from the sun and other stars ].
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Re: Can Wi-Fi connections cause migraines?
« Reply #2 on: 15/02/2016 11:33:41 »
The phenomenon described is also called "electropollution". Research found that some neurological disorders including headaches may be associated to electromagnetic radiation.

http://www.smj.org.sa/index.php/smj/article/view/4818
 

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Re: Can Wi-Fi connections cause migraines?
« Reply #3 on: 10/03/2016 08:57:57 »
The phenomenon described is also called "electropollution". Research found ...
The research website "smj.org.sa" you're directing people to, is reported as having hosted malware, see ... https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/www.smj.org.sa

[ Next you'll be telling me that malware-warning is part of the conspiracy to conceal the truth ].

Here's a compelling-argument against the existence of "electromagnetic sensitivity" ... http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Electromagnetic_hypersensitivity#They_should_all_be_dead
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Re: Can Wi-Fi connections cause migraines?
« Reply #4 on: 10/03/2016 11:15:26 »
The research website "smj.org.sa" you're directing people to, is reported as having hosted malware, see ... https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/www.smj.org.sa

[ Next you'll be telling me that malware-warning is part of the conspiracy to conceal the truth ].

Hi RD,

Thanks for the malware warning. A search for "electropollution" and "electromagnetic hypersensitivity" on google scholar yields 533 and 9,140 results respectively. So, I admire your futility to refute the scientific evidences of electropollution on human health. Perhaps you should do further research, besides rationalwiki.org, as to inform you of the risks and effects of electromagnetic radiation on human physiology.

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One of these interests is the military, which by invoking national security, has actively suppressed this kind of information, and funded studies that were rigged to “prove” that EMF is harmless.

http://www.eiwellspring.org/books/bookreviewofcrosscurrents.pdf
 

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Re: Can Wi-Fi connections cause migraines?
« Reply #5 on: 10/03/2016 12:27:11 »
Hi RD,
... A search for "electropollution" and "electromagnetic hypersensitivity" on google scholar yields 533 and 9,140 results respectively.

Google-scholar returns 100,000+ results for the search-term "astrology" : that large number of results does not mean astrology is real.

... the military ... has actively suppressed this kind of information, and funded studies that were rigged to “prove” that EMF is harmless ... http://www.eiwellspring.org...

The predictable tkadm30 government-conspiracy paranoia, followed by a link to a division of the "tin foil hat brigade" [eiwellspring]. 

As the RationalWiki article rightly pointed out, if real, sufferers of electromagnetic-sensitivity would be perpetually symptomatic. That they are not continuously afflicted is very strong evidence that ubiquitous radio-waves are not the source of their problem.
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Re: Can Wi-Fi connections cause migraines?
« Reply #6 on: 10/03/2016 12:50:58 »

The predictable tkadm30 government-conspiracy paranoia, followed to a link to a division of the "tin foil hat brigade" [eiwellspring].  [V]

If the mission of a "tin foil hat brigade" is to inquire on the obvious, I would gladly join up to avoid generalizing disinformation from a source. For this matter, rationalwiki.org is not a scientific journal but a wiki...

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- George Orwell
   

(One more thing, why do you keep using rationalwiki.org to justify your arguments ? It seems you have accepted the ease of this website to promote your agenda...)  ;)


 

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Re: Can Wi-Fi connections cause migraines?
« Reply #7 on: 10/03/2016 14:13:53 »
If the mission of a "tin foil hat brigade" ...
Not just a figure-of-speech : they [eiwellspring] suggest that redecorating ones home using metal foil instead of wall-paper is beneficial for health.

... rationalwiki.org is not a scientific journal but a wiki...
The eiwellspring link you posted is not to scientific journal either. The RationalWiki link I gave includes links to the promoters of the concept of electromagnetic sensitivity, ( why would disinfo agents provide links to Pro sites ?). 

[ tkadm30 your paranoid posts have just polluted this forum with pseudo-science : your posts are either about cannabis, or paranoid theories consistent with cannabis-induced paranoia ].
« Last Edit: 10/03/2016 14:21:51 by RD »
 

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Re: Can Wi-Fi connections cause migraines?
« Reply #8 on: 10/03/2016 16:10:57 »
[ tkadm30 your paranoid posts have just polluted this forum with pseudo-science : your posts are either about cannabis, or paranoid theories consistent with cannabis-induced paranoia ].

Why you must divert all my posts on cannabis unless to cognitively infiltrate readers? Cannabis science is not a pseudo-science... However claiming that electromagnetic sensitivity doesn't exist is pure ignorance. So either you're uneducated and misinformed or you lack the judgment to appreciate a proper scientific discussion.
 

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