Technology Allergy

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A pseudocondition with a wide range of self-reported complaints—e.g., oedema, rashes and other adverse medical symptoms—purportedly caused by exposure to electromagnetic fields in the forms of computers, telephone base stations, overhead power lines, etc.
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Heuser have observed that people with electrohypersensitivity and those with chemical sensitivity experience similar symptoms, including headaches, cognitive and memory problems, intermittent problems with balance, weakness, and intermittent tremor.
The authors suggest that fMRIs could be used as a diagnostic aid for evaluating patients who report electrohypersensitivity. They realize that their observations here need to be duplicated by other researchers who can conduct larger studies--which requires funding.
Given our ever-expanding exposure to EMFs, the problem of electrohypersensitivity is likely to increase.
Electrosmog is responsible for a condition known as electrosensitivity (ES) or electrohypersensitivity (EHS), and the symptoms include headaches, disruptive sleep patterns, chronic fatigue, depression, hypersensitivity and erratic blood pressure, skin complaints and even behavioral patterns in children.
Electrohypersensitivity (EHS) and Electromagnetic Field Intolerance (EFI) Syndrome
Aspects of studies on the functional impairment electrohypersensitivity. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 10: 012005.
In Sweden, electrohypersensitivity is a government-recognized disability and is estimated to affect 2 to 3 percent of the population.
The illness is sometimes called electrohypersensitivity or EHS.
Reliable disease biomarkers characterizing and identifying electrohypersensitivity and multiple chemical sensitivity as two etiopathogenic aspects of a unique pathological disorder.
Reliable disease blomarkers characterizing and identifying electrohypersensitivity and multiple chemical sensitivity as two etiopathogenic aspects of a unique pathological disorder.
The volunteers completed a wellness and electrohypersensitivity (EHS) questionnaire before undergoing orthostatic testing.
Symptoms include headaches, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, fainting, chest pain, and tachycardia--all of which are similar to symptoms reported by people with electrohypersensitivity. Three students were eventually diagnosed with vasovagal syndrome, supraventicular tachycardia, or Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (a form of atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia).