Friday, August 21, 2015
Allergic to WIFI
For quite a while now — 2-3/4 years, since sustaining a concussion which was one of several over time — I have been a “canary in the coal mine” on the subject of Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity: an “allergy”, for want of a better word, to electromagnetic fields such as those caused by cell phones and wireless internet. This is not a fun cultural role to play: it is extremely isolating, frightening, frustrating, and, at times, dispiriting.
With the explosion in diagnoses of autism, anxiety, depression and other neurological disorders among children, a growing number of scientists and citizens are adding their voices to concerns about the harm this radiation pollution can cause, particularly to children and young adults who are still developing. Here is an article from Boston Parents magazine that is worth considering.