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Dr. Martin Pall (who wrote the book "Explaining 'Unexplained Illnesses'") has written a 90-page book on fifth generation telecommunication service, commonly called "5G", which is available online. Unfortunately, the term "5G" has several technical definitions, which is causing a lot of misunderstanding. In one sense, it refers to the overall technology that is using frequencies greater than 10,000 Mhz (or 10 Ghz) for technical support. In another sense, it refers to just the transmitters and receivers that support the technology. The following is a reprint of chapter seven of the book.
"Chapter 7: The Great Risks of 5G: What We Know and What We Don't Know
"We have already discussed two issues that are essential to understanding 5G. One is that pulsed EMFs are, in most cases, much more biologically active than are non-pulsed (often called continuous wave) EMFs. A second is that the EMFs act by putting forces on the voltage sensor of the voltage - gated calcium channels (VGCCs), opening these calcium channels and allowing excessive calcium ions to flow into the cell. The voltage sensor is extraordinarily sensitive to those electrical forces, such that the safety guidelines are allowing us to be exposed to EMFs that are something like 7.2 million times too high.
"The reason that the industry has decided to go to the extremely high frequencies of 5G is that with such extremely high frequencies, it is possible to carry much more information via much more pulsation than it is possible to carry with lower frequencies even in the microwave range. We can be assured, therefore, that 5G will involve vastly more pulsation than do EMFs that we are currently exposed to. It follows from that, that any biological safety test of 5G must use the very rapid pulsations including whatever very short term spikes may be present, that are to be present in genuine 5G. There is an additional process that is planned to be used in 5G: phased arrays. Here multiple antenna elements act together to produce highly pulsed fields which are designed for 5G, to produce increased penetration. 5G will entail particularly powerful pulsations to be used, which may, therefore, be particularly hazardous.
"The only data we have, to my knowledge, on millimeter wave frequencies of 5G used non-pulsed EMFs in the millimeter frequency range of 5G, not genuine 5G. Such millimeter waves have been shown to produce a number of downstream effects of VGCC activation. One millimeter wave study showed that it activated both the VGCCs and also the voltage-gated potassium channels, suggesting that it worked via the voltage sensor, as do other EMFs. Any such data tells us almost nothing about how biologically active genuine very highly pulsed 5G will be.
"I take it that from their statements, that both Mr. Ryan and Dr. Vincinas are ready to put out 10s of millions of 5G antennae to afflict every single person in the EU with 5G radiation without even a single biological test of safety of genuine 5G. In the U.S., the FCC has taken a much worse position. The FCC is not only willing to allow such completely untested exposures but has also been has been aggressively pushing to promote installation of 5G antennae, such that antennae are already being installed in parts of the U.S. In a world where shocking behavior has become less and less shocking, I consider EU and U.S. views and actions to be shocking. The U.S. situation is mass insanity. I would have hoped that the Europeans, who think of themselves as being much more thoughtful than Americans, would have been genuinely more thoughtful.
"Why does 5G need such high numbers of antennae? It is because the 5G radiation is much more absorbed as it enters various materials. The approach is to use many more antennae with one found every few houses, such that 5G can sufficiently penetrate local walls. Such absorption usually involves the interaction with electrically charged groups, such that such high absorption is likely to involve placing forces on electrically charged groups. Because such forces are the way in which EMFs activate the VGCCs, it seems highly likely, therefore, that 5G radiation will be particularly active in VGCC activation.
"In summary, then, 5G is predicted to be particularly dangerous for each of four different reasons:
"Now what the telecommunications industry argues is that 5G radiation will be mostly absorbed in the outer 1 or 2 mm of the body, such that they claim that we don't have to worry about the effects. There is some truth to that, but there are also some caveats that make any conclusions made from that, much more suspect. In any case, these surface effects of 5G will have especially strong impact on organisms with much higher surface to volume ratios. Consequently, I predict that many organisms will be much more impacted than we will. This includes insects and other arthropods, birds and small mammals and amphibia. It includes plants including even large trees, because trees have leaves and reproductive organs that are highly exposed. I predict there will be major ecological disasters as a consequence of 5G.
"This will include vast conflagrations because EMF exposures make plants much more flammable.
"But let's get back to humans. The industry has also made claims that more conventional microwave frequency EMFs are limited in effect to the outer 1 cm of the body. We know that is not true, however because of the effects deep in the human brain, on the heart and on hormone systems. Perhaps the most important two studies demonstrating effects deep within the body are the studies of Professor Hässig and his colleagues in Switzerland on cataract formation in newborn calves. These two studies clearly show that when pregnant cows are grazing near mobile phone base stations (also called cell phone towers), the calves are born with very greatly increased incidences of cataracts. It follows from these findings that even though the developing fetuses are very deep in the body of the mother and should be highly protected from the EMF exposures, they are not so protected. And because the EMF safety guidelines in Switzerland are 100 times more stringent than are the safety guidelines in most of the rest of Europe, in the U.S., Canada and most of the rest of the world, the more general safety guidelines allow greatly excessive exposures and penetration of effects. The claims of industry that microwave frequency EMFs only act in the outer centimeter of the body are clearly false.
"How then can both conventional microwave frequency EMFs and 5G radiation act deeply within the body? You may correctly observe that the electrical effects of the EMFs activate the voltage sensor and that the direct electrical forces are rapidly attenuated in the body. So how can we get deep effects? I think the answer is that the magnetic parts of the EMFs have been known for decades to penetrate much more deeply than do the electrical parts. The magnetic fields put forces on mobile electrically charged groups dissolved in the aqueous phases of the body and small individual movements of the charged groups can regenerate electric fields that are essentially identical to the electric fields of the original EMFs, carrying the same frequency and same pulsation pattern, although with lower intensity. An example of this is given in the Lu and Ueno study.
Because the voltage sensor is so stunningly sensitive to electrical forces and part of the reason for that is the very high level of amplification of the electrical field across the plasma membrane, we have an almost perfect way in which to produce EMF effects deeply within our bodies.
"I am very concerned that 5G may produce effects like those we already see produced from lower frequency EMFs but are much more severe. I am also concerned that we will also see responses that are qualitatively different. Let me give you three possible examples of the latter type and one quantitative example. Each of the four types of blindness, have downstream effects of VGCC activation as causal factors: cataracts, detached retinas, glaucoma and macular degeneration. The aqueous and vitreous humors in the eye may be an ideal environment for the regeneration of the electrical fields within the eye. We may, therefore have a gigantic epidemic of each of the four types of blindness. Another concern focuses on kidney dysfunction, which was shown in Chapter 5 to be impacted by EMFs. The kidneys have much fluid, both blood and also what will become urine, which may allow efficient the regeneration of electrical fields. Such regeneration may be expected to impact both the glomerular filtration and also the reabsorption, both essential to kidney function.
"Does this mean that 5G will produce very large increases in kidney failure? The only way to find out is to do biological safety testing of genuine 5G radiation. Let me give you a third example. Fetuses and very young babies have much more water in their bodies than do adults. Therefore, they may be a special risk for impacts of 5G, because of great increases in the regeneration of the electrical fields. Here one can think of all kinds of possibilities. Let me suggest two. We may have a gigantic (sorry about using that word again) epidemic of spontaneous abortion due the teratogenic effects. Another possibility is that instead of autism being one birth in 38, however horrendous that is, it could be one out of two, or even a majority of births. I don't know that these will happen, but these are the kinds of risks we are taking and there are many others one can think of. Putting in tens of millions of 5G antennae without a single biological test of safety has got to be about the stupidest idea anyone has had in the history of the world.
"This brings us back to the earlier point. The only way to do 5G safety testing is to do genuine 5G biological safety testing. I have published on how this can be done relatively easily at relatively low cost and have, as you saw in the Chapter 6, told the FCC how this can be done. Those tests must be done by organizations completely independent of industry and that leaves out both the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) and the Scientific Commission on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) and a lot of other organizations.
"Now we will get into the precautionary principle which is specially relevant to the EU but may have lessons for all of us.
"Dr. Vincinas' last full paragraph reads as follows:
"The recourse to the EU's precautionary principle to stop distribution of 5G products appears too drastic a measure. We need first to see how this technology will be applied and how the scientific evidence will evolve. Please be assured that the Commission will keep abreast of the scientific evidence in view of safeguarding the health of European citizens at the highest level possible and in line with its mandate."
"Article 191 defines the Precautionary Principle as follows:
"According to the European Commission the precautionary principle may be invoked when a phenomenon, product or process may have a dangerous effect, identified by a scientific and objective evaluation, if this evaluation does not allow the risk to be determined with sufficient certainty.
"Recourse to the principle belongs in the general framework of risk analysis (which, besides risk evaluation, includes risk management and risk communication), and more particularly in the context of risk management which corresponds to the decision-making phase.
"The Commission stresses that the precautionary principle may only be invoked in the event of a potential risk and that it can never justify arbitrary decisions. The precautionary principle may only be invoked when the three preliminary conditions are met:
"The question now is what about 5G? We have with 5G strong suspicions of similar or much more severe risk of effects documented elsewhere in this document. We have no biological safety testing of genuine 5G radiation. Therefore, we have no risk analysis or risk management because we have no risk assessment whatsoever on 5G. So here we have Dr. Vincinas arguing that the request for precautionary principle application is premature. But it is not the request for the use of the precautionary principle that is premature, it is the Commission's claim that it has done the required risk analysis and risk assessment. This is the bizarre world that we live in.
"The European Commission has done nothing to protect European citizens from the very serious health hazards and the U.S. FDA, EPA and National Cancer Institute have done nothing to protect U.S. citizens. The U.S. FCC has been worse than that, acting in wanton disregard for our health.
"Let me close, as follows. There have been certain points in our history where people have stood up to strong destructive forces against what often appeared to be insurmountable odds. Those people are THE most honored people in our history. The people who failed to do so are among the most despised people in our history. I am not at all sure we will have historians to record us 100 years from now or even 30 years from now, given the direction in which we are heading. But if we do, rest assured that these are the standards by which we will all be judged."
The full book is available at the following addresses. Given the erratic formatting of so many of these web sites, several inks are provided -http://peaceinspace.blogs.com/files/ 5g-emf-hazards"dr-martin-l.-pall"eu-emf2018-6-11us3.pdf
"The document that follows was, in its original form, sent to many of the authorities of the European Union, in conjunction with other documents sent to the same people by a group of European scientists. It was in response two documents that were, in turn, written by Mr. Ryan and Dr. Vincinas responding to a large group of European and other international scientists expressing great concern about the safety of 5G. I was asked by the leaders of the group of scientists to write my own response to those two documents.
"Mr. Ryan made the statement that "There is consistent evidence presented by national and international bodies (International Commission on Non Ionizing Radiation Protection - ICNIRP, Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) that exposure to electromagnetic fields does not represent a health risk, if it remains below the limits set by Council Recommendation 1999/519/EC1." In fact, that is not either the ICNIRP or SCENIHR position " their position, and similar positions have been taken by the U.S. FCC, FDA and the National Cancer Institute, is that the evidence is inconsistent or conflicting and therefore, in their view, no conclusions can be drawn. Some of these organization have also stated that there is no known mechanism by which effects can be produced. What is shown below is that there is a vast amount of evidence in the independent scientific literature that conflicts with both the conclusion about lack of demonstrated effects and the conclusion about lack of mechanism. The European Commission, according to the Ryan and Vincinas documents and the U.S. National Cancer Institute, according to their web site, are both depending on the SCENIHR 2015 document to make judgments about EMF effects. Consequently, the reliability of SCENIHR 2015 is an essential element in determining the reliability of both of their assessments.
By Dr. Martin Pall -
"5G: Great risk for EU, U.S. and International Health! Compelling Evidence for Eight Distinct Types of Great Harm Caused by Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Exposures and the Mechanism that Causes Them
"Summary : We know that there is a massive literature, providing a high level of scientific certainty, for each of eight pathophysiological effects caused by non - thermal microwave frequency EMF exposures. This is shown in from 12 to 35 reviews on each specific effect, with each review listed in Chapter 1, providing a substantial body of evidence on the existence of each effect. Such EMFs:
"1. Attack our nervous systems including our brains leading to widespread neurological/ neuropsychiatric effects and possibly many other effects. This nervous system attack is of great concern.
"2. Attack our endocrine (that is hormonal) systems. In this context, the main things that make us functionally different from single celled creatures are our nervous system and our endocrine systems "even a simple planari a worm needs both of these. Thus the consequences of the disruption of these two regulatory systems is immense, such that it is a travesty to ignore these findings.
"3. Produce oxidative stress and free radical damage, which have central roles in essentially all chronic diseases.
"4. Attack the DNA of our cells, producing single strand and double strand breaks in cellular DNA and oxidized bases in our cellular DNA. These in turn produce cancer and also mutations in germ line cells which produce mutations in future generations.
"5. Produce elevated levels of apoptosis (programmed cell death), events especially important in causing both neurodegenerative diseases and infertility.
"6. Lower male and female fertility, lower sex hormones, lower libido and increased levels of spontaneous abortion and, as already stated, attack the DNA in sperm cells.
"7. Produce excessive intracellular calcium [Ca2+]i and excessive calcium signaling.
"8. Attack the cells of our bodies to cause cancer. Such attacks are thought to act via 15 different mechanisms during cancer causation.
"There is also a substantial literature showing that EMFs also cause other effects including life threatening cardiac effects (Chapter 3).
"In addition substantial evidence suggests EMF causation of very early onset dementias, including Alzheimer's, digital and other types of dementias (Chapter 3); and there is evidence that EMF exposures in utero and shortly after birth can cause ADHD and autism (Chapter 5).
"Each of these effects is produced via the main mechanism of action of microwave/lower frequency EMFs, activation of voltage - gated calcium channels (VGCCs) (Chapter 2).
"Each of them is produced via what are called downstream effects of VGCC activation. It follows from this that we have a good understanding not only that these effects occur, but also how they can occur.
"The extraordinary sensitivity of the VGCC voltage sensor to the forces of the EMFs tells us that the current safety guidelines allow us to be exposed to EMF levels that are something like 7.2 million times too high.
"That sensitivity is predicted by the physics. Therefore, the physics and the biology are each pointing to the same mechanism of action of non - thermal EMFs.
"The different effects produced are obviously very deep concerns.
"They become much deeper and become existential threats when one considers that several of these effects are both cumulative and eventually irreversible.
"There is substantial evidence for the cumulative nature and eventual irreversibility of the neurological/neuropsychiatric effects, of the reproductive effects, the mutational DNA effects, the cardiac effects, of some but not other of the hormonal effects (Chapter 3) ; any causation of ADHD and autism may add additional concerns (here the cumulative nature is probably limited to the perinatal period).
"When we know that sperm counts have dropped by more than 50% throughout the technologically advanced countries on earth, it is difficult to avoid the conclusion that the vast majority of the population in those countries is already substantially impacted.
"The same conclusion can be made based on the widespread nature of the neuropsychiatric effects in those countries .
"Both of those effects will get much much worse even with no increase in current exposures, due to the cumulative nature and irreversibility of these effects.
"I expect we will see crash in human reproduction almost to zero as happened in the Magras and Xenos mouse study which I estimate to occur within about 5 years, without any increases in our exposures.
"Obviously 4G and 5G will make the situation much worse.
"Similarly I expect that the deterioration in brain function that we are already seeing will seal our fate if we fail to act rapidly and vigorously.
"Our collective brain function may become completely incapable of dealing with such a mega - crisis situation.
"Now it can be argued that some of these may not develop as I expect, although those expectations are based on the best available evidence.
"One may even be able to argue this for all of those expectations .
"However, when we have substantial risk of multiple existential threats to every single technologically advanced country on earth, failure to act vigorously means there is a very high probability of complete destruction of these societies.
"And the chaos which would inevitably ensue, in a world that still has nuclear weapons, may well lead to extinction.
"In the face of these types or risk, the only reasonable course is to move with great vigor to stop new exposures and lower current exposures.
"One can still access the internet, using wired connections.
"And we can lower cell phone tower and cell phone radiation substantially.
"Smart meters, if needed, can work via wired connections.
"Over 60% of this document (Chapters 5 & 6), is focused on the failures of statements from SCENIHR, the telecommunications industry, the U.S. FCC and the U.S. FDA to reflect the science.
"Their statements repeatedly omit much, often all of the most important science.
"Their statements are rife not only with omissions, but also with easily demonstrable falsehoods and with false logic.
"These have often occurred at times where we know that they knew better. These have occurred along with vigorous efforts by the telecommunications industry to corrupt the science by attacking individual scientists whose only fault is that they have obtained important findings that the industry does not like.
"These attacks have occurred along with vigorous efforts to corrupt two agencies that have important regulatory roles.
"There are also possible concerns about individual industry - linked research studies.
"All wireless communication devices put out polarized EMFs that carry information via pulsations.
"Both the pulsations and the polarization make these EMFs much more biologically active.
"There are three other factors that also influence the production of effects.
"Several industry - linked studies may have used these factors, along with using very tiny numbers of individual animals in their studies, to produce studies which may have been designed to fail (Chapter 5) .
"It is not clear at this point whether this type of concern is quite limited or whether it is very broad.
The report included in the preface the following comments from persons already having health problems from the current EMR environment. Thus the Agency has been notified that there are outstanding health issues from EMR exposures.
"I have EHS. Life has become horrible because of all the cell phones and WiFi everywhere. Life will become intolerable if 5G rolls out. I may decide to end my life because life will not be worth living if there is no safe place to live. We are living in a technological insane world where health is not considered in the roll-outs of new technology.
"My husband had epileptic seizures only when exposed to Wi-Fi, mobile phones and cell phone towers. He died in February 2018 as we did not have enough money to shield the house completely from rising radiation from Grand Mal and subsequent brain bleeding.
"After installation of a smart meter, I began to experience debilitating muscle weakness. The condition reversed with the removal of the smart meter. Current levels of electrosmog are preventing some children from sleeping, speaking and learning.
"Increasing levels of wireless radiation further with 5G is a serious mistake.
"I have been suffering with EMR-Interference Syndrome, beginning around 1985 for 7 years (Wi-Fi hearing, which would go away when out of the city) and then 2009 to present (the same Wi-Fi hearing - 1 pure tone 90% of the time, other frequencies here & there for a few seconds at a time & the HUM, heard round the world when people are using natural gas!!!!????? A total of 15 years!!! PLEASE HELP!!!!!
"People in the U.S. have more environmentally induced diseases than any nation, including our children! Corporations knowingly allow harm via unconscionable deceit. No studies support 5G!
"Many studies demonstrate the life-altering damage from our daily bombardment by unseen waves.
"We must limit exposure. We must protect our brains, our bodies, our DNA. Moratorium on all 5G and limit and reduce our current exposures for the good of our living earth and its inhabitants.
"Health damaged by RFR/EMR in my own home due to two smart meters on my property installed without my knowledge or consent. Now that my utility has been made aware that their meters caused me to become electromagnetically hypersensitive, they refuse to remove and replace with safer analog meters. I have been sleeping in my vehicle each night for nearly two years. I am very concerned about 5G and feel that it MUST be tested for safety before it is unleashed on a uninformed public. The science is clear, there are cumulative negative health effects caused by non ionizing RF radiation and we should have some say to whether we want to be radiated 24/7 inside our own home. Enough already how this is going to be great for the economy; public health matters more.
"The guidelines must be set this time without ignoring the thousands of papers that demonstrate harm, otherwise we may reach a point where the human race becomes unviable. Never has such an important decision been in the hands of so few people.
"Since a cellular telephony base station was built outside my house I have suffered increasing sensitivity to EMF, which has becoming almost entirely debilitating. This is NOT nocebo, as I began suffering the symptoms several months before I knew about the base station. When the medical report came back clear, I began looking for other reasons for my condition, and discovered the research on EMF sensitivity, which matched my symptoms. Biomarkers tests have confirmed this diagnosis.
"I developed EHS after an exterminator used a banned commercial fungicide Calo-Clor (mercuric chloride) to kill carpenter ants in 1997. My body can't take any more trauma. Please let me heal!
"I am a very concerned mother and grandmother. I want my son, daughter-in-law, and their children to live long, healthy lives. I have suffered from an invisible illness called Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) for 26 years. It cost me my career and most of my personal freedom. I do not want to add a second severe illness, electrohypersensitivity (EHS) to my already very limited life.
"Is there really any data showing safety or subjective "absence of harm", which is not the same thing.
"Massachusetts is leading the U.S. with nine bills to address man-made radiation and public health: https://sites.google.com/site/understandingemfs/ma-emf-bills.
"Please ensure non-thermal, biologically-based public radiation exposure limits established in the non-industry funded scientific literature.
"Risk assessment for radio frequency exposure must include toxicology and medical sciences as part of the evaluation process.
"These safety guidelines are a rational and necessary first step toward recognizing the clear and present dangers of, and regulating an out-of-control, beyond hazardous, profit-driven industry."
From the The Denver Post, March 3, 2018
"The next generation of blazing-fast cellular data speeds hasn't arrived yet, but the major wireless carriers are hard at work in Denver laying the groundwork.
"So far, Verizon has led the pack by planting its flag in dozens of spots, in the form of 30-foot poles topped with antennas that boost signal strength in a one- to two-block radius. Hundreds more, or perhaps thousands, are likely on the way, city officials say.
"The installations are turning heads - though not always in a good way.
"Residents of The Riviera, a 36-unit condo building at 1175 Emerson St., protested last month after a Verizon contractor, with no apparent notice, installed a pole footsteps from the main entrance of their building, along with an in-ground access box for the antenna's fiber connection. To some, the green pole marred the street view of the building, as though a permanently unused flag pole had been installed right out front.
"The general concern was just aesthetics," said Kevin Logan, the homeowners association president. "They didn't pay attention to the fact that it's the entrance to our building."
"A similar story is playing out across the country, as the carriers' attempts to accommodate growing data needs and new technology clash with more traditional neighborhood concerns. (A recent New York Times headline: "5G Cell Service Is Coming. Who Decides Where It Goes?")
"In Denver, a Capitol Hill neighborhood group and a city councilman put pressure on the city's Department of Public Works, which confirmed it has asked Verizon to move the Riviera pole elsewhere.
"That stance followed Denver's recent adoption of more stringent rules for where newly permitted poles should be placed - preferably closer to street corners, for starters - and a requirement that the companies notify adjacent property owners before installation. In part, the city was responding to months of questions from surprised property owners and landlords.
"City officials have asked Verizon to relocate a new 30-foot "small cell" pole it installed recently near the entrance of The Riviera condos at 1175 Emerson St. in Denver, photographed on March 8, 2018.
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