Electrosensitivity

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2846494/Could-Wifi-harming-health-Thats-growing-number-people-believe-triggering-headaches-nausea-crippling-pain.html

I contracted Electrosensitivity as a result of working for nearly 10 years in an environment so disposed that eventually I was surrounded by 14 computing devices within arms length. Towards the end of this period I caught a viral infection (shingles).
I continued to work while infected. Perhaps this left me open to attack, since shingles is connected with the nervous system. Or it may have been connected to the anti-viral drug which was prescribed by my doctor to help to combat the infection.
It was after this drug that the symptoms worsened.
My doctor read out to me a list of about 13 known side effects of the drug. I had all of them except the last two ‘coma ‘and ‘death’. I am grateful for small mercies.
Whatever the exact cause, there are thousands of people like me throughout the world and over 90% of these people ‘know’ that their condition was caused by the ‘computer’.

What restrictions does my condition impose?
I cannot go near television, computers of any type, CD players, FM radio, fluorescent lights, microwave ovens, mobile phones, induced magnetic fields, power supplies (switched mode) or any modern device using intelligent control ie washing machines, modern cars (petrol or diesel) I cannot go (without becoming ill) into shops, garages, doctor’s surgeries, hospitals, other peoples homes (unless detached and all offending appliances are turned off) and commercial premises of any description, or institution. Such places are full of fluorescent lights, computers,TV’s, video’s etc. It also means I cannot travel by air or sea, for the same reasons.
Above all I can not go into a recording studio so I have spent years endeavouring to adapt my own studio so that I can try and work to some extent. This process goes on.

I would recommend that all people working with computers, or processing devices involving computing ability, to have regular breaks, to have regular fresh air, to have open windows, to cut down watching TV’s (more of the same), not to play computer games, to get rid of fluorescent lights (including energy saving bulbs), to treat microwave ovens with caution, to treat mobile phones with caution (never use them in a car – the effects are multiplied). Sip water after exposure to computing devices. The problem lies with the cumulative effect of the multitude of devices which abound today. Once your threshold is crossed there is no return. Once the sensitivity is raised you are stuck with it.
I have now had it for 11 years.
I know people who have had it for 13 years.
Pay attention to what your body is telling you and believe what it says.
Ricky Gardiner 2006

 

For more information please visit the following websites.
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and hear my story on the Lose a Life Beggars Opera CD
Interview with Virginia Scott on the making of Lose a Life
Download on: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/lose-a-life-ep/id389126201
Ricky Gardiner 1975

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6 thoughts on “Electrosensitivity”

  1. Sir, you list all of the things you must avoid now, all the electrical devices, including fluorescent lighting, and music studio, but I wanted to ask then how do you make music now…can you still use an electric guitar – I would think that would be difficult? I wonder if that continuous exposure from being a pop & rock ‘n roll musician and exposure also to amplifiers, etc,, system contributed to the EHS (electrohypersensitivity issue)? Do you know of other musicians who have been affected in this way? I realize you may not be able to pinpoint any one electrical device as culprit (the 14 computers you note), since the cause of any illness or functional impairment is sometimes multifactorial, but surely the electrical instruments contributed? Sorry to read of your affliction. There are scientists now concerned about overloads to our bodies from combinations of electromagnetic radiofrequencies and chemicals (toxins) in environment – but you probably know about this.

    1. Hello Debra, It is an ongoing process of discriminating between what we can and can not work with….a gluten free diet has helped a lot and after 20 years it has eased off some what.
      Thank you for your interest.
      Cheers
      Virginia

  2. Hey, similar symptoms here, not as many as you listed. Vitamin supplement pills and healthier diet seems to help, but then theres worse days anyway. I think more and more people are going to suffer from these symptoms because wireless networks are getting stronger and stronger. Wireless technologies are also biggest business nowadays so governments doesnt care. Found your site while reading the daily mail article about EHS but am also a fan of Beggars Opera, have couple of those early LPs, keep up the good work.

  3. Hey, similar symptoms here, not as many as you listed. Vitamin supplement pills and healthier diet seems to help sometimes. I think more and more people are going to suffer from these symptoms because wireless networks are getting stronger and stronger, wireless technologies are also a huge business so governments doesnt care. Found your site after reading the daily mail article about EHS but am also a fan of Beggars Opera, have couple of those early LPs, keep up the good work.

  4. I have suffered this sensitivity/allergy for 8 years now. I have entirely similar restrictions to my life as this gentleman because of it. I acquired EHS by sleeping for 16 years in an uninspected, city ignored, wrongly wired guest house in Los Angeles where wiring coming from the city pole wrapped over my unit, down the wall right behind my head. The magnetism level was 6.5. The human organism can handle .3. I have severe, full blown tinnitus (ear ringing) 24/7 for 8 years and the rest of my life – just for starters. It is true, the 4 fields “piggyback” onto each other and since Wifi and wireless (the $350,000,000,000 industry) are pervasive, there is little place left to hide. Most of you will never be exposed as Mr. Gardiner or myself at such high levels or length, however, exposure of any kind is dangerous and manifests in the body in a variety of illnesses to different degrees, all to be called of course by a symptom name by western medicine instead of being cause-addressed. America will not acknowledge the problem for the rea$on before mentioned. In progressive countries as Sweden, Canada, etc., ElectroMagneticHyperSensitivity (EHS) is considered a disability and duly compensated. Warning: ALL WIRELESS GADGETS FROM BABY MONITORS TO TABLETS TO CELL PHONES ARE DANGEROUS! CLEAR THE AREA WHERE YOU LAY YOUR HEAD TO SLEEP OF ALL ELECTRICAL, WIRED DEVICES. This is not conjecture or conspiracy, psychosomatic, or even abstract science. ALL studies (objectively funded) prove it. Utube is filled with lectures and knowledge from high-minded, reputable sources corroborating the dangers of this curse. Tesla, Edison, and Westinghouse all knew electricity was harmful to the human organism, (not brain surgery), none knew it would ever exist at this level. GOGGLE (get computer screen shield that plugs in the wall), dig, you will find the truth. Most importantly, protect your children and loved ones. You don’t want what Mr. Gardiner and I have. Trust me, you don’t.
    1 last, in my experience (I’m a health enthusiast) homeopathic remedies help calm the nervous system to some degree and that’s about it. Unless you want to get into western pharmaceuticals and make it worse.

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