Like cell towers, Wi-Fi systems at home and work expose whole bodies and environments to continuous radiofrequency radiation as they are typically in the on mode day and night. Safety guidelines are based on short term exposure of 30 minutes. There is increasing concern among scientists about the effects of long term exposure as they are finding broad effects on living organisms from human organs, to plants to bacteria and in a non-linear pattern (not a typical dose-response).  Effects are seen in the immune system, the nervous system and the reproductive system.

Wi-Fi radio frequencies used are typically in the range of 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz. These frequencies penetrate living organisms and target cell structures causing alterations in calcium movement across membranes. These seemingly small calcium shifts result in changes in electrochemical gradients and cell function. These can cause dysregulation of the cells which can ultimately affect the whole organism.

Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Radiation (RF EMR) does not break chemical bonds. Some biological effects of RF EMR appear to be mediated by an increase in free radicals, although the precise mechanism involved isn’t yet known.  RF EMR in wireless devices has been shown to increase reactive oxygen species (ROS) in cells.  Excess ROS generates oxidative stress, a damaging process that can, in excess, alter cell structures such as  proteins, lipids, lipoproteins, and DNA.  Oxidative stress is associated with development of chronic diseases such as cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, autoimmune diseases and aging.  Reactive oxygen species are also produced by exposure to pollutants, tobacco smoke, pesticides, industrial chemicals, heavy metals and some drugs. Many studies show that antioxidants inhibit damage from wireless radiation as well as chemicals.

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