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post #31 of 171
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Originally Posted by leeperry View Post
how do you know it's the headphones, and not just your house that was built on an ancient indian graveyard? apparently ghost hunters use this device a lot

anyway, microwave ovens are also nasty EMF emitters...I've ditched mine ages ago! I'm always stunned to see all those women warming up their babies food in those death cabinets.

basically they make the water particules vibrate, and they feed this to babies....indeed, headphones are peanuts compared to cellphones/cellphones antennas/microwaves/wifi/etc..
I walk around with the sensor and it will only pick up EMF from devices, so no burial grounds!
I'm thinking if this thing is set off by the headphones and they are right on our heads, this may not be a good thing.
The microwave sets it off even when it's turned off, but if I get about 6 feet away while running it's OK. So, I go into my living room when its on.

(I would multi-quote these messages but it doesn't work for me for some reason)
post #32 of 171
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Originally Posted by haloxt View Post
A way to test if you are sensitive to emf is to use the cell phone while in a car for 10 minutes (or maybe 30 minutes if you feel confident emf won't affect you). The radiation emitted from the cellphone gets radiated back at you by the car. However, the difference in emf of different cellphones can be as big as a factor of ten, so I suggest you find out how much emf your phone emits online before doing the experiment, and if your cellphone happens to have a low radiation, borrow a phone with higher radiation.

Look up your phone here:

Cell phone radiation levels - CNET Reviews

There's a lot of unproven things sold as emf protection, which are often sold at unscrupulous prices and without even an attempt to give scientific evidence or measurements of reduced radiation and instead just play on people's fears to get them to buy. In my mind that is as criminal as cell phone manufacturers selling phones to us without telling us about possible dangers.

If you want to protect yourself from emf, either apply to join an Amish community far from cell towers or get a suitable trifield meter (don't be cheap, get something decent) and shield all your radiation emitting things one by one until satisfactory. Also take it with you outdoors and see what kind of radiation you're getting (but don't drive and measure at the same time -_-).
I had been having migraines and head fog for a long time and I just happened to read an article on EMF so thats why I bought the CellSensor. Turns out I was using a small air cleaner as a noise blocker (it wasn't a very good air cleaner) and I kept it right on my nightstand.
Well, this thing tested worse than the microwave oven so I moved it across the room where it wouldn't make my bed a HotZone (the entire bed set off the meter alarm when the air cleaner was on!) and so far I feel quite a bit better. So, I'm assuming I'm sensitive or else anyone would have an issue with this but just wouldn't know to look.
There's no way to get away completely from EMF but as long as I'm not in a hot zone I feel better about it. My bed, computer area, and where I watch TV are all out of the hot zone now. It's a good thing to know about, I think.
The headphones are the last issue. I don't use my cellphone much.
Another interesting thing-I keep my cellphone in my right pocket. I had been getting these strange pains in my right thigh-only my right and it wasn't tied to exercise or any injury. I read the article where it said not to keep cellphones next to your body. I keep my cellphone turned off if its in my pocket and I haven't had that pain once since then.
It's not a coincidence.
post #33 of 171
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The microwave sets it off even when it's turned off, but if I get about 6 feet away while running it's OK.
even when the microwave oven is turned off *or* unplugged from the wall?

yay, this kind of cheap sensor must make you paranoid...I know I can pick up a lot of wifi networks in my sleeping room, OTOH I sleep 10ft away from my computer
post #34 of 171
Get a cell phone holster and coat the inside with foil until it has enough layers to not read on your meter with the cell phone on. Reynolds isn't a great emf blocker but with enough layers you can get the job done.
post #35 of 171
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even when the microwave oven is turned off *or* unplugged from the wall?

yay, this kind of cheap sensor must make you paranoid...I know I can pick up a lot of wifi networks in my sleeping room, OTOH I sleep 10ft away from my computer
Unplugged it's probably OK, but even when not running but plugged in it gives off a strong reading close to it. Luckily most of us aren't close to a microwave oven for long periods of time.
I'm not getting paranoid about it because I now know what to do to minimize exposure and I'm not getting hot zone readings just being away from electronics. Otherwise, i would definitely be paranoid!
I expected to pick up a reading at work because we have wi-fi in my office for tenants to use but I didn't pick up anything, luckily.
post #36 of 171
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Originally Posted by haloxt View Post
Get a cell phone holster and coat the inside with foil until it has enough layers to not read on your meter with the cell phone on. Reynolds isn't a great emf blocker but with enough layers you can get the job done.
I need to find a case so I can fit it in my pocket and I'll line it. I really hate holsters that go on the belt.
post #37 of 171
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oh ok, yes a microwave in stand-by mode is know to be a major EMF emitter indeed...how can they be allowed to sell these things is beyond me, as the effect it does on water must create havoc in the stomach.

there's a japanese company selling a cellphone holder that suppresses all EMI/EMF, it breaks its network connectivity right away.
post #38 of 171
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Originally Posted by leeperry View Post
anyway, microwave ovens are also nasty EMF emitters...I've ditched mine ages ago! I'm always stunned to see all those women warming up their babies food in those death cabinets.
This is a joke right?
post #39 of 171
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Originally Posted by leeperry View Post
oh ok, yes a microwave in stand-by mode is know to be a major EMF emitter indeed...how can they be allowed to sell these things is beyond me, as the effect it does on water must create havoc in the stomach.

there's a japanese company selling a cellphone holder that suppresses all EMI/EMF, it breaks its network connectivity right away.
Thats a good idea
post #40 of 171
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This is a joke right?
what is a joke? that microwave ovens are death machines? microwave ovens hazardous - Google Search

The Hidden Hazards Of Microwave Cooking

you're supposed to let microwaved food unattended for 15 mins before eating it...who does that?
post #41 of 171
I'm pretty sure the only reason a microwave cooks things is because the width of the microwave is set up to create resonate standing waves. That is why the tray inside has to rotate, or the food would have cold spots at all the nodes of the wave.

Outside of the microwave the waves will have 0 effect on your stomach at least as far as heat goes.

Seriously leeperry, are you trolling or being sarcastic? This thread really gives a funny meaning to "tin foil hat people."
post #42 of 171
I thought this was a sound science forum - why all the ********?
post #43 of 171
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Originally Posted by leeperry View Post
what is a joke? that microwave ovens are death machines? microwave ovens hazardous - Google Search

The Hidden Hazards Of Microwave Cooking

you're supposed to let microwaved food unattended for 15 mins before eating it...who does that?
Did you actually read through that link?

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1. A breakdown of the human "life-energy field" in those who were exposed to microwave ovens while in operation, with side-effects to the human energy field of increasingly longer duration;
Seriously?

And all of this is from old Russian studies that the FDA thinks are a joke? This is high quality stuff.

And from that same link:
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The use of artificial microwave transmissions for subliminal psychological control, a.k.a. "brainwashing", has also been proven. We're attempting to obtain copies of the 1970's Russian research documents and results written by Drs. Luria and Perov specifying their clinical experiments in this area.
Hahahhahahahahahahah.
post #44 of 171
I stopped microwaving almost a decade ago, my big cooking book only has stovetop and conventional oven instructions.
post #45 of 171
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my favorite is this one : Microwave Ovens, Modern Conveniences Can Be Hazardous to Your Health
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When looking at an invention, one must consider the source. The Nazis invented the microwave back in WWII.
I don't recall all the details, but microwave ovens make the water molecules vibrate..and I don't really want this to end up in my stomach.

well, it's like cell phones...everyone's allowed to have his own beliefs.

to get back to the OP, no I'm not trolling....either Ultrasone is talking about a non-issue in the hope of boosting sales, or most other manufacturers simply play dumb thanks for inexistent safety rules.

we'll find out soon enough
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