WiFi may interact with signaling pathways in the brain, causing irreversible damage
Can WiFi have a detrimental effect on human health? A recent study seeks to find out the truth once and for all, gathering 23 controlled experiments, including WiFi exposure on cell lines, animals and humans to see if it’s bad for us.
WiFi, or wireless networks, consists of an antennaed device that connects other devices to the internet, e.g., a laptop, mobile phone, smart watch, etc. Its electromagnetic frequency runs in a pulse instead of being continuous. It’s worthy to note that pulsed EMFs have a potentially greater biological impact than continuous ones.
In 2015, a study stated that pulsed EMFs may pose greater harm for biological specimens, including humans. In the report, researchers have tried to determine the biological effects of WiFi exposure – a particular range in the pulse produces maximum results, which taper off at high and low intensities.
Scientists tried exposing mice with pulsed EMFs to try and see its health impact. After 1 to 2 months, the effects were modest and were easily reversed once the trigger was shut off. But for those that were exposed for months, the brain and neuron damage proved to be irreversible. Later on, the scientists agreed that EMF effects accumulate as time passes and can have negative long-term effects.
WiFi Exposure on Pregnant Women and Children
Children are deemed more susceptible to the detrimental effects of WiFi as they have smaller skulls and reduced thickness.
On embryonic stem cells, pulsed electromagnetic frequencies are very potent, which puts at risk children and fetuses’ brain development. It’s a serious concern, especially when we see WiFi hotspots in schools and hospitals.
Could WiFi Interfere With Our Brain’s Signaling Channels?
The earliest experiments regarding WiFi and human health involved using low-intensity EMFs and drugs that could block calcium channels gated with voltage. It was shown that calcium channels were activated in human cells, plants and animals whenever it’s exposed to pulsed electromagnetic frequencies.
Chloride, potassium and sodium channels were also gated with voltage when near pulsed EMFs. Humans alone had seven different ion channel activations when they were exposed to the frequency.
The subsequent change happened within 5 seconds, which suggests that pulsed EMFs had a direct effect on the plasma membrane. Moreover, different biological manifestations occurred within the exposure time frame, including calcium overload, raised steroid hormone levels, lower male and female fertility, cell damage and death, oxidative stress, and neurological impairment.
In previous experiments, researchers used computers outfitted with WiFi cards, which can communicate with WiFi routers and antennae. The only constant was that the researchers were unaware how pulsed EMFs could compare to traditional WiFi radiation.
Other similar studies concluded that the effects of pulsed electromagnetic frequencies had little scientific significance, but the lack of effect from a statistical point of view isn’t an end-all solution – there could be a small effect that builds up over time.
For now, humans must be cautious on how they place their WiFi signals and avoid setting them up in schools and places where there are children until we find conclusive evidence on the effect of pulsed EMFs on our health.
To your health,
The Healing Miracle Team
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