How to protect against cellular damage from everyday radiation: EMFs, 5G, medical scans and more…

How to protect against cellular damage from everyday radiation: EMFs, 5G, medical scans and more…

Whether you can feel it or not, your body gets bombarded by radiation all day, every day… from dozens of different sources. And depending on the source, it produces one of two main types of radiation: ionizing and non-ionizing. 

Ionizing – or high intensity – radiation is the kind you’re probably more aware of. This type of radiation transforms atoms into ions, meaning the atoms have the wrong number of electrons. Those ions interact with your cells differently than regular atoms do… and not in a good way. Luckily, regular contact with ionizing radiation comes from only a few sources, such as ultraviolet (UV) light, X-rays, and radiation therapy used to treat cancer. 

Non-ionizing, or low intensity, radiation is much more present in your life. It surrounds you wherever you go, inside or outside, and it’s impossible to avoid completely. And while industry scientists downplay the risks, independent researchers are sounding alarms… 

That’s because every kind of radiation exposes you to potential health risks, starting at the cellular level. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do about it. You can take immediate proactive steps to protect your cellular health, before your cells get damaged beyond repair. 

The Constant Barrage of EMFs 

Right this minute, you’re surrounded by EMFs – electromagnetic fields – of low intensity radiation. Electric and magnetic devices create these waves of energy, and each type of device produces a different amount of radiation. 

EMF sources include things like: 

  • Cell phones, especially smartphones 
  • Tablets  
  • Blue tooth devices 
  • Computers  
  • Wi-Fi routers 
  • Home energy meters 
  • Smart homes 
  • Microwave ovens 
  • Electric appliances 
  • Cell towers 
  • Power lines 

While things like power lines may produce more radiation than cellphones, both create EMFs that can affect any cell in your body. And since distance matters here – closer objects expose you to more radiation – your cellphone may be one of the most dangerous objects… especially considering that it’s often near your head. 

Even Greater Risk of 5G? 

The latest entry in the EMF market is 5G, the fifth generation of radiation frequency, supposedly supplying stronger, faster signals than we had before. Already widespread in the U.S., 5G will soon go global… despite that fact that we really have no idea what the immediate or long-term health effects will be.  

That has concerned scientists worried, as governments readily accept industry data the “safety” of 5G but largely ignore independent research. In fact, more than 390 European doctors and scientists petitioned the EU (European Union) to halt the 5G rollout until they could do more research… but their request wasn’t even acknowledged.1 

So why might 5G be even more dangerous? Aside from producing higher frequency, higher intensity radiation, 5G signals focus more tightly on connected devices. That means your phone and other devices will attract more concentrated bursts of EMF radiation. And when you’re using them or holding them, so will you. 

Health Impacts from Constant Non-Ionizing Radiation 

Part of the scientific controversy over EMFs exists because it’s hard to definitively link them to their effects on human health. But the research we do have is compelling, and the studies highlighting cellular damage caused by EMFs is starting to pile up. 

First, there’s the cancer link.2 As EMFs became more widespread – mostly due to the rise of cell phones and other personal devices – some types of cancer increased substantially. Both brain tumors and thyroid cancer rates spiked over the past few decades, following the explosion of cell phone usage.3,4 On top of that, brain tumors were showing up more prominently on the side of the head where people held their phones to talk.5 

Next came major issues with fertility and pregnancy, which makes a lot of sense when you consider most of us carry phones in our pockets. The rise in EMFs strongly coincides with an increase in miscarriages. And direct research shows that EMF exposure impairs sperm quality and movement, which can lead to infertility.6,7 

Then there’s the likely connection between constant EMF exposure and an intense increase in more general symptoms such as: 

  • insomnia 
  • headaches 
  • difficulty focusing 
  • memory problems 
  • irritability 
  • depression and anxiety 
  • fatigue 
  • dizziness and nausea 
  • changes in brain wave activity 

And while there may be no direct proof that EMFs alone cause these effects, there’s a strong link between high levels of device use and the number and intensity of symptoms. And that makes a lot of sense, considering what we know about how EMFs can harm the cells in your body. 

EMFs Damage Cells 

Constant exposure to EMFs can do damage to any cell in your body. That can lead to premature aging, cancer, and other chronic conditions.8 

EMFs harm your cells in five critical ways: 

  • Interfering with antioxidant protection, making your cells more vulnerable9 
  • Increasing oxidative stress and damage, which stop cells from working correctly 
  • Reducing cellular self-repair abilities, so damaged cells can’t fix themselves 
  • Damaging the mitochondria that supply energy to your cells, so your cells can’t function at optimal levels 
  • Breaking DNA strands, so cells can’t replicate properly, a key cause of cancer 

That kind of cellular harm leads to organ damage and body systems that can’t function the way they’re supposed to. That’s why it’s critical to do everything in your power to shield your body from ions and protect your cells from the devastating consequences of radiation exposure. 

5 Ways to Protect Your Cellular Health  

It’s virtually impossible to prevent exposure to EMFs, so you need to protect yourself from inside out. That means giving your body – all the way down to your individual cells – the tools they need to shield and repair themselves every day.  

To do that, you’ll need to start at the cellular level by giving your cells an ion shield, sort of like an internal sunblock against radiation. You’ll also need to increase your body’s antioxidant supplies and activity, as well as protect your cells’ precious power sources – their mitochondria. Luckily, nature provides exactly the botanicals and nutrients you need to keep your cells and yourself safe from EMFs. 

Here are the 5 things you need every day to create a strong cellular shield and erase the damaging effects of EMFs:  

1.    Powerful natural antioxidants: You can count on these antioxidant superstars to neutralize free radicals and protect against damaging oxidative stress. 

  • Boswellia, a staple of traditional Ayurvedic medicine, offers strong antioxidant activity to reduce disease-causing oxidative damage,10,11 
  • Green tea possesses ultra-strong antioxidant properties that offer protection against the cellular effects of both EMFs and ionizing radiation12,13, 
  • Blueberries contain especially high levels of natural plant chemicals called anthocyanins that are well-known for their strong antioxidant properties, and have been shown to protect against DNA damage in people,14,15 
  • Alpha Lipoic Acid works to neutralize free radicals and can help reduce the damaging cellular effects of radiation therapy16 
  • NAC (N-Acetyl Cysteine) is crucial for the production of glutathione, your body’s master antioxidant, as well as providing protection against cellular damage on its own,17,18 

  1. Mitochondrial support: These time-tested herbs and nutrients help your cellular “power plants” supply the energy necessary for healthy cell function and repair. 

  • Holy basil helps reduce the effects of stress on delicate mitochondria and helps them resist stress-related damage19 
  • Ashwagandha stops mitochondrial damage while increasing mitochondria energy levels and improving energy production,20,21 
  • Acetyl-L-Carnitine helps revitalize mitochondria and helps restore mitochondrial function after oxidative damage,22,23 

  1. Immune protection and active support: These powerful botanicals keep your immune system strong and healthy and promote proper immune function, which can be damaged by radiation exposure. 

  • Botanically enhanced medicinal mushrooms can vastly improve immune system function by helping activate the right types of immune cells at the right time, and help prevent damaged cells from growing and spreading,24,25 
  • Astragalus reduces immune system stress, stimulates healthy immune system responses, strengthens the body’s resistance and resilience, and offers protection against radiation damage26-28 
  • Cat’s claw helps increase production of white blood cells necessary to fight infections, and also boosts cellular DNA repair,29,30 

  1. Detoxify with Modified Citrus Pectin and Alginates: Exposure to radiation causes toxins to build up in your cells. And while your body has its own natural detoxification system, it needs extra help to remove the excess cellular toxins. A combination of Modified Citrus Pectin and Alginates (compounds found in seaweed) helps gently remove radioactive toxins like uranium without causing further harm to cells or damaging delicate cellular structures.31-33 

  1. Gut protection with a comprehensive probiotic formula: Your gastrointestinal (GI) needs extra protection against radiation, especially from exposure due to cancer treatment. Groundbreaking research reveals that proactively taking the right high-quality probiotic formula before exposure to radiation can help prevent damage. That’s vitally important to your overall health – including cellular health – because your GI system is responsible for delivering all of the nutrients you need to stay alive and thrive. For complete radiation protection for your gut, you’ll want to make sure the probiotic formula you choose includes clinically studied strains including:,34,35 

  • Bifidobacterium lactis 
  • Bifidobacterium longum 
  • Lactobacillus rhamnosus 
  • Lactobacillus casei  
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus 
  • Lactococcus lactis 
  • Lactobacillus salivarius 

You’ll also want to make sure the formula contains proven prebiotics that nourish these beneficial bacteria to help them flourish. 

Radiation is an increasingly prevalent feature of our modern lives. And as exposure increases, so does our understanding of the far-reaching  health impacts that radiation can have. The good news is, research interest in natural solutions that can protect your body against the effects of radiation is also increasing, offering powerful tools to defend against this bombardment from all sides. 

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