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How to Monitor EMF Levels in Your Home

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Did you know that many people experience the chronic symptoms of EMF exposure without knowing it?

EMF radiation is always present, regardless of whether you’re on a country walk or walking through busy London streets. Unfortunately, in the 21st century, there’s nothing you can do to reduce the EMF levels in public places. 

However, this doesn’t mean you should ignore it. If you suffer from chronic fatigue, brain fog, or sleep disturbances, this is a critical indicator that you need to learn more about EMF radiation. 

Luckily, some materials can minimise these dangerous rays and keep you safe from them. Getting educated about EMF and learning how to monitor EMF levels is the first step towards protection. 

If you want to know more about EMF monitoring, keep reading.

What Is EMF? 

EMF simply stands for ‘electromagnetic field‘, which is produced by natural and artificial light. There are two types of EMF radiation, and both can be harmful. 

Ionising radiation comes from radioactive waste, UV light, and X-rays – this radiation is particularly dangerous because it quickly causes cellular damage and can change your DNA. A certain level is safe, but it’s important not to go over the allowed threshold – this is why radiographers leave the room when doing an x-ray. 

However, the type of EMF radiation you’re constantly exposed to is called non-ionising EMF. This comes from any electrical source, including phones, microwaves, and power lines. 

Although non-ionising radiation is less acutely dangerous, it poses threats because it’s challenging to monitor how exposed you are at any one time. EMF radiation can lead to brain fog, interrupted sleep, headaches, muscle aches, and certain cancers. 

If people had a better idea of how much EMF radiation they were exposed to each day, it could lead to a more straightforward diagnosis of EMF-related illnesses. 

This is why it’s so important to learn how to detect EMF radiation in your surroundings. Luckily, there are protective measures you can take to monitor and reduce your exposure. 

EMF Monitors

EMF monitoring and shielding is becoming more common around the world. The best way to track and reduce harmful EMF radiation is to buy an EMF monitor. 

This is a small device that picks up EMF radiation and displays the levels of EMF in your home. There are legal safeguards that stop you from being exposed to ionising radiation. However, EMF monitors are beneficial because the government virtually sets no precautions to protect you against non-ionising radiation.

However, simply buying an EMF monitor isn’t enough – you need to know how to use it to get the best results. 

Start With the Basics 

If you try to monitor EMF levels in your home without taking some precautionary measures first, it won’t be very helpful. Your EMF monitor will read an extremely high number, and you won’t know where the radiation is coming from. 

Start by eliminating any unnecessary radiation in the home. This means unplugging devices when they aren’t in use and minimising any unnecessary electrical goods. Wherever possible, use natural sources of heat and light rather than electricity. 

If you have internet running in your house, use a wired cable rather than wifi. 

Once you’ve reduced as much EMF exposure as you can, it’s time to start using your EMF monitor. This will give you an indication of which devices are still causing problems in your home. 

Monitoring External Sources of EMF

Unfortunately, there are some aspects of EMF exposure that you can’t control. For example, powerlines near your home can blast radiation straight into every room.

If you live near a powerline that you believe is creating difficulties, you can have a professional come out and test the radiation levels in your neighbourhood. Alternatively, use your own EMF monitor to check the levels in each room. 

If unavoidable dangerous EMF levels come from external sources, you can buy EMF shielding paint. This is carbon-based and helps filter out radiation that travels into the home from outside. However, it won’t protect against radiation that’s coming from your own devices. 

Protecting Yourself In the Home

Aside from EMF-protecting paint, there are other measures you can take. These include bed canopies and phone cases. This will help reduce the final rays of EMF in the home that you haven’t managed to eliminate. 

Finally, invest in EMF-protective clothing. You can buy clothing in all shapes and sizes that’ll effectively put you in an ‘EMF safety bubble.’ They’re made from cotton blends and have silver shielding particles woven in. 

This protective silver can block up to 99% of nearby radiation. Once you’ve turned off any unnecessary electrical items and applied protective paint to your walls, your EMF monitor should show next-to-no radiation. 

Any residual radiation can be filtered out with your protective clothing. However, remember to continue using your monitor for EMF testing in case any new sources appear. 

Monitor EMF Levels For Better Health 

That’s your brief guide on how to monitor EMF levels in your home. If you want to keep your home a safe place to be, now you know exactly what to do. 

Once you’ve identified the main culprits of EMF radiation, you can invest in EMF radiation-blocking materials for inside and outside the home. The benefits of monitoring and reducing EMF radiation are endless. 

When you’re shielded from EMF, you can live longer, happier, and healthier lives – so don’t delay! Head to our store today to browse our wide range of EMF monitors and protective products. 

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