Pregnancy WARNING: Cell phone radiation harms unborn fetus and reduces fertility, new study reveals
(NaturalHealth365) There are so many urban legends surrounding the dangers of cell phone radiation that it’s become increasingly difficult to tell fact from fiction. Yes, cell phones get hot, very hot, especially when used heavily; no, despite countless videos on the internet claiming otherwise, a cell phone can’t cook an egg. But can your cell phone negatively impact your reproductive health?
According to NEW research from Environmental Health Trust, cell phone radiation negatively impacts fertility, fetal health, pregnancy, and sperm. Moreover, cell phones, laptops, and other wireless radiation-emitting products, when carried or held against the body for long periods of time, might cause users to expose themselves to radiation levels that exceed federal RF safety limits.
Wake-up call for men: Cell phone radiation linked to male infertility
The numbers are alarming, just like a chilling revelation in dystopian science fiction. One in seven couples in the U.S. is infertile. In addition, according to a 2017 study of male infertility at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, sperm counts among men in the west have more than halved in the past 40 years and are currently falling by an average of 1.4% a year.
So how real is the danger of cell phone radiation to fertility? Opinions differ.
In 2015, 190 independent scientists representing 39 countries – including the United States – appealed to the World Health Organization to strengthen cell phone guidelines and ensure the public be “fully informed about the potential health risks from electromagnetic energy.”
Meanwhile, a 2018 study conducted by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation of Ohio concluded that the use of cell phones decreases semen quality by reducing sperm count, motility, viability, and normal morphology. Still, many scientists and researchers believe that cell phone radiation studies are too preliminary to prove an unequivocal link between mobile phones and falling sperm counts.
The threat is real: Cell phones are linked to DNA damage and cause tremendous harm to the brain
Cell phones are entrenched in our lives. And the amount of time we spend on our phones increases every year. The measurement company Zenith projects we will spend over four hours a day on our phones in 2021.
If several new, independent studies confirm previous findings that pulsed digital signals from cell phones disrupt DNA, impair brain function, and damage sperm – with fetuses, children, and teens particularly vulnerable to cell phone radiation – why won’t the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) review the exposure limits?
Well, it’s probably fair to say that “it’s all about the money” and the FCC is simply controlled by a powerful telecommunications lobby. Simply put, if the FCC were to issue any “bad news” about wireless technology … that wouldn’t be good for business.
Having said all that … it’s clear that too much cell phone radiation has a negative impact on your reproductive health. And, it’s up to us to take action now to protect our health.
Take these steps to reduce your exposure to cell phone radiation
In order to protect yourself, your family, and your fertility from the dangers of absorbed cell phone radiation, consider taking the following measures:
- Distance is key (telecommunications companies advise consumers to maintain a minimum distance of 5 mm between their cell phones and body)
- Don’t carry a cell phone in the front pockets of your pants
- Cut the duration of cell phone usage
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