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Allergic To Cell Phones

The town of Green Bank in West Virginia in the United States is becoming a haven for dozens of Americans who believe they are suffering from a condition known as Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity.  An estimated five percent of US citizens believe they suffer from the disorder, which they say is the result of exposure to electromagnetic fields of the kind created by new and old cell phones, Wi-Fi and other forms of electronic equipment.  Symptoms of the disorder can range from headaches, muscle twitches, skin burning and chronic pain.
The reason Green Bank has become a haven for sufferers is because it is a part of the US Radio Quiet Zone, a 13,000 square meter area where wireless is banned in order to stop transmissions from interfering with a number of radio telescopes that are situated in the area.
Despite the number of sufferers however, the United States does not officially recognize that Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity even exists as a medical condition.  New evidence is emerging that EHS could be caused by low frequency electromagnetic fields found in the environment according to research conducted by scientists from Louisiana State University, which has now been published in the International Journal of Neuroscience.  “The study provides direct evidence that linking human symptoms with environmental factors, in this case EMF,” says the neurology professor in charge of the study, Dr Andrew Marino.