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Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity
UPDATE: (9/9/15) - On 4 Sept., 2015, the World Health Organization requested recognition of EHS as a "genuine pathological entity". See the link in the articles to the right.

These are the notes on a talk that I gave on August 5, 2015, in Holiday Island, Arkansas on the topic of electromagnetic hypersensitivity.


Recently, I became aware of a condition known as electromagnetic hypersensitivity, or EHS. In my effort to learn more about this condition, I ran across this case in the International Journal of Neuroscience:

This is from the abstract:
Objective: We sought direct evidence that acute exposure to environmental-strength electromagnetic fields could induce somatic reactions (EMF hypersensitivity).
Methods: The subject, a female physician self-diagnosed with EMF hypersensitivity, was exposed to an average (over the head) 60-Hz electric field of 300 V/m (comparable to typical environmental-strength EMFs) during controlled provocation and behavioral studies.
Results: In . . . There's more

Ocean Acidification, Warmth, and Death
For eons, the world ocean has been a carbon sink, helping to mediate changes of CO2 in the atmosphere. Since the rise of humans, it also has served as the primary source of food for countless numbers. Currently, the ocean is growing more acidic as it absorbs the enormous amounts of carbon we are pumping into the atmosphere. This is causing numerous changes including death of coral reefs and dissolving shells on some crustaceans. It has been discovered recently that the ocean depths are warming. This, also, is causing disruption to ocean life cycles. Pollution ranging from plastic trash, to human sewage, to chemicals, to oil spills, to radioactive waters from Fukushima, is taking its toll on the ocean.

Eventually, the ocean reaches a point at which it can't absorb any more and it begins to change. The billions of species which rely on the ocean likely will be unable . . . There's more

Historically, methane has been in the atmosphere at concentrations ranging from 300 ppb to 700 ppb extending back more than 400,000 years (Vostok Ice Core measurements). In the 1850s, atmospheric methane was somewhere in the neighborhood of 850 ppb. With the growth of industrialization, methane concentrations have grown as well. By the early 2000s, the concentration had increased to almost 1800 ppb.

On December 29, 2013, atmospheric methane recorded over the Arctic ocean was 2399 ppb. (http://arctic-news.blogspot.ca/2013/12/the-biggest-story-of-2013.html) That's an increase of almost 500% over historic levels. When this is graphed, once again, the ubiquitous hockey stick is seen.

Methane is much more potent as a greenhouse gas. Over 20 years, methane traps 72 times more heat than does CO2. As more methane is introduced into the atmosphere, temperature will increase much more quickly.

At this point, methane is measured in parts . . . There's more

In nature, virtually every species will grow or decrease in number based on available resources. Those resources include food and water primarily but may also include appropriate habitat.

Human beings are no different. From the earliest recorded history of human populations, the number of people has increased or decreased based on environmental factors, disease, war, and other factors.

When a population of any life form grows beyond the capacity of its resources to support the life form's numbers, there is a die-off. In biology, this is known as "overshoot".

With respect to human population, the advent of industrialization, courtesy of fossil fuels, led to massive increases in food production, the development of antibiotics, and sanitation and disinfection becoming the norm. Humans began to do an end run around nature - or so it seemed. Population has grown exponentially since then. Human numbers are now so great that just one season . . . There's more

Peak Oil
Peak oil was inevitable from the moment we started using it. Oil is a nonrenewable resource, so depletion is inevitable. The risk to humanity comes from our economy's complete dependence on oil. We've already seen that oil shortages and/or price spikes can have devastating impact on our economy. At some point, oil production becomes low enough that the economy simply collapses. Due to the exponential increase in population afforded by oil, as well as our complete dependence on it, peak oil deserves to included in the algorithm for extinction.

I've added the first chart in this project.

Let me explain my assumptions:
1) Global oil reserves are estimated at about 1.2 trillion barrels. That figure is uncertain because many countries don't allow outside verification of their oil reserves. Generally, OPEC countries are most likely to have unproved reserves due to the political structure of that organization. So, it's possible . . . There's more

EHS and MCS recognized as genuine pathology.
The WHO is requesting that Electrohypersensitivity and multiple chemical sensitivity be recognized as "genuine pathological entities" and that they be given ICD codes (the official codes used by the medical community). - Read more

Teflon and More
There have been rumors and accusations about the dangers of Teflon for years. Now the trials are about to begin and the evidence supports those fears. This is a chemical nasty that is now in every part of our environment and will last long after we humans are gone. - Read more

Human domination of the biosphere: Rapid discharge of the Earth-space battery foretells the future of humankind
. . . "the paper gives ordinary people an elegant metaphor to understand the globe's stagnating economic and political systems and their close relatives: collapsing ecosystems. It also offers a blunt course of action: "drastic" energy conservation." - Read more

Stent or Drugs - The Data is Still Out
We stent people on a fairly regular basis during a cardiac cath procedure. Now some new research seems to indicate that drugs may be just as effective for some patients. Interesting . . .
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We Just Keep Getting Fatter
This is probably no surprise, but Americans continue to gain weight. The obesity epidemic is worsening.
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Personalized Medicine
Will your genes determine which medicine your doctor prescribes? Could be soon. More and more evidience seems to support the idea.
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Measles on the Upswing
Parents worried that immunizations cause autism seem to be leading to the increase in the number of measles cases. Very frustrating.
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