Bose Sleep Buds Are Beautiful, Sleek, Comfortable, and Emit beautiful, sleep-inducing sounds BUT ALSO. . . . EMF Radiation.
EMF Radiation comes from all our wonderful wireless devices.
From our laptops, our cellphones, our WiFi 's--it's not great but this invisible tech toxin is just a by product of our digital world. In the case of Bose Sleep Buds the EMF radiation comes from Bluetooth energy, which is used to to deliver soothing audio directly into your ears.
I and many others believe (and science is confirming it) that this artificial RF radiation is harming our bodies. The easiest way for me to explain why is that we are all electromagnetic beings, our body's energy is affected by the electromagnetic energy in our environment-- so I like to think of EMFs as just one more pollutant or toxin or irritant in our environment that's messing with my body's energy.
Now here's the thing about Bose Sleep Buds: people use to help them fall asleep and stay asleep, and many people are seeking relief from ringing in the ears--known as 'tinnitus'.
Tinnitus is really annoying and hard to live with, and especially hard to sleep with!
Just like that clicking tock you barely notice during the day, tinnitus seems louder when you're in a quiet room--like you are when you're in bed, trying to go sleep. Many people use sound machines or fans to attempt to mask the sound of their own Tinnitus.
That's why the Sleep Buds are particularly appealing to people with Tinnitus, and I'm very sympathetic, but remember-- they give off EMF radiation. Not only that, but they actually funnel that EMF radiation directly into your ear-- which means it not only has the potential to affect the delicate audio nerves of your ear, but the ear canal is also a direct pathway to the brain. This, from Wikipedia: The cochlear nerve carries auditory sensory information from the cochlea of the inner ear directly to the brain.
What If Their Bid For Relief Could Be Sending More of What's Actually Causing Their Tinnitus Directly Into Their Ear? Ringing in The Ears and Insomnia are Known Symptoms of EMF Radiation Exposure
There's a sickness that it's estimated up to 10% of the world wide population has today. It's called Electromagnetic hypersensitivity or EHS. A lot of people try to claim it's not real, but I can assure you- I've had it for decades and it's very REAL. To this day, if I put my body in the path of too much wireless energy, I'll get little static jolts, then a headache, numbness, dizzy and light-headed. Even The World Health Organization has a page devoted to EHS
Common symptoms of EHS include headaches, concentration difficulties, ringing in the ears, sleep problems, depression, rashes, lack of energy, and flu-like symptoms.
Many of people are having reactions to wireless energy, but don't realize that EMF radiation is the cause of their symptoms. Ronald Powell, Ph.D did research on what happened to people when a wireless Smart Meter was installed, “Symptoms After Exposure to Smart Meter Radiation.” We have the report recap as well as the percentage of people who reported the amazing, critical and varied symptoms that are commonly associated with people who are sensitive to EMF.
Dr. Powell is a retired career U.S. Government scientist. He holds a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Harvard. During the Government career, he worked for the President, the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. When it comes to EMF Radiation effects, he’s an incredible wealth of information, as well as someone we trust and honor in our field for his exceptional EMF education work.
The fact is, evidence pointing to the dangerous nature of EMFs is continuing to grow, and people deserve to be informed of the facts so that they can make choices in light of that evidence, instead of in the dark.
More and more evidence in the form of studies and research is coming to light about how exposure to wireless EMF radiation is causing more than just symptoms. At this point, there can be no honest doubt that man-made, artificial RF or EMF radiation has biological effects. The research section of our site lists links to hundreds of peer-reviewed studies you can read if you're interested in further education.
Danger Does Not Mean Certain Harm
While the research is clear, this does not mean that everyone is going to suddenly start getting undeniably sick from radiation. Just like some people can smoke their whole lives and never get lung cancer, each person is affected differently by EMFs. Dr. George Carlo, our science and public policy expert, has been studying man made EMF radiation for decades. He's an author, Public Policy Expert and Research Scientist. He does not advocate wireless exposure, but he points out,
"Exposure does not define effect, not by a long shot, with respect to the wireless environment response dynamic.
Here's why: Each person is different and for every physical metric of power density or field intensity, you have the biological aspect that occurs when waveforms interact with tissue in the individual person.
And it matters what type of tissue- and what type of organ system is impacted. And it matters what compensation factors are operating in that person. Like age, gender and general state of wellness as well as environmental factors like chemicals, bugs and stressors.
It's complicated and complex."
Because I can "feel" the EMF radiation or wireless energy (and it doesn't feel good) it's been very easy for me to recommend the Precautionary Principle when it comes to all things wireless. Why recklessly expose ourselves to potentially harmful radiation when simple, easy steps make it so easy to mitigate the risks and harm?!
Mindfullness With All Things Wireless
Basically, exercising the Precautionary Principle means that because there’s research, lots of it actually, saying the energy that powers our cellphones– RF radiation– could be causing health concerns-including tumors and cancer, then we ought to take care when using our cell phones -and all devices that emit RF-and use them mindfully.
There are many things you can do to be mindful and avoid wireless energy.
If you really need Bose Sleep Buds to help you get a good nights rest, here are a couple of solutions for limiting EMF Radiation:
TECH WELLNESS TIP Use Phone-Free Mode. It does NOT stop the RF radiation from Bluetooth wireless energy, BUT it does shut off connectivity from the phone, so there's no radiation coming from the phone.
TECH WELLNESS TIP Use the timer. It automatically shuts off the sound and the radiation when the time limit is up.
TECH WELLNESS TIP Just use one. That way you will only have RF radiation exposure in one ear
Limiting your use of anything wireless and keeping your distance from all things that emit man made RF Radiation are both good choices. We have a detailed guide that you should definitely check out!
For now, here are my two favorite Wireless Energy Hacks: A WiFi switch to make it easy to shut off when you're not using it
I'm so glad you took the time to learn more about EMF radiation and the best ways to avoid it and live well in our wireless world..
A good nights rest is SO important to keeping our bodies healthy and well. You can get more information on getting the restorative sleep you want and deserve here
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