Monday, October 31, 2011

Health Risks of Cell Phone Radiation

Many cell phone users spend 30 minutes a day on their mobile. That's 11000 minutes a year of cell phone radiation applied to the side of their head. Year after year after year.
Forgive me for saying this: You'd have to be soft in the head to believe that all this high-frequency microwave energy has no effect on our brains! Common sense alone would tell you that this amount of radiation, applied at point-blank range, has got to have some effect on those brain cells.

 You may be searching the Net for answers to this question: "Is mobile phone radiation damaging my health?" 
Well, the answer depends on how you use your mobile, and how much you use it. But if you are one of those people who clock up 11000 hours of mobile phone radiation every year, straight to the side of your head, brace yourself for bad news.

Cell phone brain cancer, leukemia, other cancers...

You don't have to rely on common sense alone. Scientific evidence is also mounting. Frequent cell phone users are more likely to get sick than other people, and doctors, scientists and health researchers are trying to tell us about it.
Almost every month, new research studies are published on cell phone radiation dangers. Recently published reports indicate that cell phone radiation is responsible in some degree for health challenges such as
    • leukemia
    • brain cancer
    • skin damage
    • brain damage
    • increased blood pressure
    • DNA damage
    • sperm abnormalities
    • reduced fertility
    • salivary gland cancer
    • psychological problems
    • sleep interference
and many other health effects. Have a good look at this list. These are not minor health problems. Most of them are health-destroying or life-ending disasters. Could they take 10 years off your life? Even more.
Knowledgeable researchers, scientists and doctors who see these patients frequently, are becoming convinced that cell phone radiation is heavily implicated in these health challenges.
See our page ElectroMagnetic Radiation Health Effects for evidence and sources.

Who is affected by mobile phone radiation?

Mobile phone radiation has the greatest effect on people who make frequent or extended use of cell phones. Less frequent use may also be dangerous to susceptible persons, especially children and people suffering from degenerative disease. See Who is at Risk?
No-one knows how many of us are going to get sick, or how many will die because of cell phone radiation. Conservative researchers have estimated that hundreds of thousands may die. (Less restrained estimates suggest millions.)

Cell phone radiation - let's take precautions

Responsible scientists, academics, doctors and researchers everywhere are urging us to act on the precautionary principle.
This means that we should reduce unnecessary cell phone radiation exposure right now, without waiting for absolute proof of cell phone radiation health dangers.
For various reasons, including heavyweight commercial interests, this proof may be very slow to arrive.

What we have to do is not too difficult or burdensome. It's really just a matter of acquiring new habits and keeping our exposure to cell phone radiation down to levels which don't affect our health.

Reducing mobile phone radiation health risks

There is already strong evidence about the health dangers of frequent or prolonged exposure to mobile phone radiation during conversations.

Less certain at present is the health danger of carrying a mobile phone on your person, or leaving it close to your body at night.

Although the radiation strength is much higher while talking on a mobile phone, the duration of exposure is much greater when carrying the phone.

Some of the health risks relating to mobile phone radiation, such as sperm damage and infertility, suggest that just carrying a cell phone may have consequences for your health.

We recommend that you reduce both types of exposure. There's no rocket science needed.

Basic habits to avoid cell phone radiation

  • Keep cell phone conversations short.
  • When you have a choice, use a regular corded phone (landline).
  •  When phoning others from a landline to their cell phone,  keep your conversation short
  • Send a text message in preference to making a cell phone call.
  • If you can contact someone on a landline, avoid calling them on their cell phone.

Protection from cell phone radiation

  • For the best cell phone radiation protection, get yourself an air tube headset. (An air tube headset has only acoustic connections to the earpiece, not electronic ones). The mobile phone still emits radiation but you can hold it quite far away from your body while you use it.
  • Earbuds, bluetooth headsets and other electronic headsets are not ideal, but are better than placing the phone directly next to your head.
  • If no headset is available, use the speaker-phone facility, if you have one. Then you can hold the phone several inches away from your ear. This can reduce the cell phone radiation strength at your ear by 20 to 60 times!
  • If you can't avoid having a long conversation with a mobile phone next to your ear, switch ears every two or three minutes.

Cell phone radiation and children's health

  • Children under 10 should never use a cell phone except in an emergency, when there is no alternative. Their smaller heads, thinner skulls and undeveloped brains make children much more vulnerable than adults.
  • For the same reason, discourage small children from placing their ear next to your cell phone while you are using it.
  • Older children or teenagers should avoid chatting on cell phones. Teach them about cell phone radiation. Suggest they use cell phones for urgent communication only. Messaging, in reasonable amounts (minutes, not hours), is preferable to conversing.
  • If children cannot restrict their use of cell phones, buy them an air tube headset and insist that they use it. (Or get them to read this page. Yeah right!) 

Carrying your cell phone

  • When you are carrying a cell phone, keep it as far away from you as possible. Handbags and briefcases are better than pockets, but don't rest them on your lap.
  • When you arrive at your desk or any place where you will spend a lot of time, take your phone out of your pocket (or off your belt) and place it on the desk (not too close).
  • It is not yet known whether the abnormal sperm and lower sperm counts observed in cell phone users relate to carrying the phone in a trouser pocket. This practice is not recommended for either sex.
  • Don't sleep with your mobile phone! Keep it away from the bed, or switched off.

Minimise cell phone radiation while driving

  • When you drive a car, remove your cell phone from your pocket or belt. Keep it in a secure place, out of sight.
  • Don't use your mobile while driving. The risks are a lot more immediate than from cell phone radiation!
  • Using a cell phone in an enclosed space such as a car (or deep within a building) causes the phone to beef up its signal strength to maintain contact with the tower. That extra EMF strength goes into you too.
  • Cell phone radiation bounces around inside a vehicle, increasing your exposure and that of any other passengers.  The same applies to busses and trains.
  • If your circumstances permit,  switch off your cell phone whenever you enter a vehicle..

Cell phone radiation depends on signal strength

  • When you are a long way from a cell phone mast (your signal strength is low) your cell phone has to work harder. Cell phone radiation levels will be high.
  • If possible, avoid making calls when the signal strength (as shown on your phone) is low.

The easiest way to reduce cell phone radiation?

  • When buying a cell phone, consider the amount of radiation it will emit. Find out the SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) of your intended phone. They vary widely. There is a legal limit (1.6 watts per kg in the USA and 2.0 watts per kg in Europe).
  • This is the maximum radiation level you can be subjected to when using your phone. Many cell phones are rated quite close to this limit, but some are rated below 1.0 W/kg.
  • Beware of vendors who offer weird discs, jewellery or gadgets to reduce your absorption of cell phone radiation. If they can't demonstrate an effect - it's probably because there isn't one!
If you are determined to reduce your exposure to cell phone radiation, now is a good time to read about the health risks from cell phone towers.
Remember that mobile phone radiation is just part of our total (and growing) exposure to electromagnetic radiation from many different sources. See our home page Electromagnetic Radiation and Health.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Unspoken Words

[~ One can never truly help the oppressed unless you make the time & take the effort to empathise what they are going through physically & emotionally. You have to really feel hurt as they do, hungry as they do, sad as they are, cry as they do, dream as they dream without sleep, wish & pray with their hearts & only then will one truly wish to help & succeed to make a difference. Failure will no longer be an option.~]

~ Unspoken words from the Poor :

I want what you want
I want to eat what you eat
I want to wear what you wear
I want to like what you like
I want to see what you see
I want to have what you have
I want to sleep where you sleep
I want a dad like your dad
I want a mom like your mom
I want friends like your friends
I want to be loved how your loved
I want to love how you love
I want to dream like you dream
I want a future like your future
I want you to want for me what you want for you.

Author :- Jalal Ibn Sa'eed

[~ One can never truly help the oppressed unless you make the time & take the effort to empathise what they are going through physically & emotionally. You have to really feel hurt as they do, hungry as they do, sad as they are, cry as they do, dream as they dream without sleep, wish & pray with their hearts & only then will one truly wish to help & succeed to make a difference. Failure will no longer be an option.~]

What does your friendship mean to you?

I think lately a lot of friendships are build on lies and social gains. You know, I wonder if you know who you can trust of those you call your friends. Which one of your friends will be there for your? Will mourn your loss? Will wonder where you are if you don't come to school one day? Which one of them will tell you the truth even if you don't want to hear it, won't sugar coat everything for you. If you think about who of your friends can you actually trust without second doubting your decision to tell them a certain thing? Not many of them huh? If not all of them. Of all your Facebook friends, you might even have like 900 friends there but which one of them do you know. Do you even talk to them a lot? Have you ever seen them or had a decent conversation with them? WHO OF YOUR FRIENDS ARE YOUR FRIENDS OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL? There comes the real problem, your friends or i mean those you consider your friends might all be your classmates. BIG DIFFERENCE. When i thought about i don't actually have a lot of friends or at least not a lot of them I'm close to. Friendship to me is telling somebody what you mean and think without fearing their response without having to worry about them telling it to somebody else. LOL it's funny that some people actually boast about how many friends they have on facebook (WTF=welcome to Facebook! LOOL) when in reality, those people won't give a damn about her. LOOL they won't fucking know if you've vanished from the face of the earth unless someone announces it on Facebook. Then it's the OMG WHERE ARE YOU? I admit that I don't have a lot of friends because they don't fit the category of "Will they be there for you when you need them?" BECAUSE THEY WON'T. I'm content with the fact you know i don't need to have many friends to feel good i don't need to have those people comment on how much they fucking love me but won't hesitate to stab the fuck out of me when they need to. If you need friends to feel good then I FEEL FUCKING SORRY FOR YOU because you have some pretty shitty self-worth. If you actually think about it those you consider your friends aren't your friends and those who will actually be there for you, you neglect them because you're too busy tending to your other more important "friends". LOL this is a topic that actually interests me because i noticed that a lot of the things people think is important and value in friends are nowhere near what I think is valuable and important. Wallahi I'd rather be dead and spit on then think the same way some people I know think (about friendship) because I find it rather ridicules and fucked up. I'm sorry but that's what I think. No i take that back I'm not sorry because my opinion is my opinion and I won't ever apologize for thinking in another way. LOOL if you can't handle the heat get out of the kitchen, right?( I always wanted to use that)I also feel sorry for the ones that also become friends with people to gain something socially, like popularity. You're fucked up and I hope somebody finds a cure to your stupidity. And LOOL i have to say those who get pissed because they're "friends" buy the same shit as them LOOOL you need help too or those who get jealous if their friends gain something goood YOU STUPID. But then again, if you feel sorry for me because you think i'm a nolifer then I feel sorry for you because I'd rather be a nolifer than have YOUR life any day.