Study lead Professor Hardell concluded that the health risks from cordless phones are similar to regular mobile phone usage, since they continually emit and are in rooms where people spend more time in than their usage time of mobile phones.
EMF Safe have found through testing that most cordless phones sold in Australia emit similar levels of wireless radiation as being within 50 metres of a mobile phone tower and continue to emit maximum radiation even when not in use.
“They are like having a mobile phone tower in your home. Most Australians are unaware of the dangerous levels of 24*7 background radiation emitted from cordless phones and their base stations. They can emit levels of background radiation up to 1,000 times higher than the levels shown by studies to cause health problems” finds EMF Safe founder and engineer Sam Aoun.
“With wireless radiation exposure, proximity to the source and length of exposure are two very important factors. Many people go to bed every night with their cordless phone nearby to their head exposing themselves to significant levels of wireless microwave radiation, during the time of day when their body is most susceptible”.
“Further, they can be more dangerous than mobile phones as users often spend longer on their cordless phone calls and they can emit higher levels of direct radiation than mobiles”.
Cordless phone use has also been linked to headaches, earaches, fatigue, concentration, memory loss and increased heart rate.
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