Human body is an open system permanently interacting with the environment. The diagram below shows how different environmental factors influence our body.
So, human health depends on a technogenic background by 29 %, which is mostly determined by the EMF environment. As compared to other environmental factors, electromagnetic fields are the most intensive, thus being the most hazardous for human health.
Being an integrative part of the Solar System, the Earth has its own magnetic field which interacts with the fields of the Sun and the other planets. Due to vigorous technological progress in the 20th century, the Earth became an intense source of electromagnetic radiation of a wide frequency band.
Intensive technological advancement with its associated innovations leads to significant change of electromagnetic background of the entire Solar System. Due to the chaotic increase in the number of radiation sources, the Earth became a source of radiofrequency radiation which is much more intensive than Solar radiofrequency radiation. Scientists say that the first mile above the Earth is now filled with 2 million times the amount of EMF that we faced in 1900.
In accordance with the WHO data, mobile phone use is ubiquitous with an estimated 6.9 billion subscriptions globally. The number of TV-sets and PC- screens used worldwide is approximately equal to 1.5 billion units. The territory of populated regions is covered with hundreds of TV, radio, military and other base stations. Being an integral and an important part of modern life, these devices imperil the further survival of mankind.
The burden of cardiovascular, oncological and nervous disease is growing consistently, which is supposed to be related with unlimited use of radiating devices (cell phones, Wi-Fi routers, microwave ovens, TV-sets, PCs etc.). It is estimated that the average adult spends not less than 8 hours in front of a PC screen (which is equal to full working day), children under the age of 18 use PCs and notebooks for not less than 4 hours per day on average. Almost every family has at least one TV-set, which is turned on at least 4 hours per day on average. Almost every child above 7 years old has his own cell phone, although it is strongly recommended that persons under the age of 18 should not use mobile phones at all. The cumulative effect of all these devices leads to significant growth of chronical illness rate and dramatic loss of the population’s health.
In the WHO International Research Program on EMF biological effects (1996- 2000) we can find the following idea: “We suppose the medical events, such as cancer deceases, behavioral changes, memory loss, Parkinson and Alzheimer diseases, AIDS, sudden infant death syndrome and many other events, including increase of suicide rate, sudden infant death syndrome, to be a result of EMF exposure”. Thus, electromagnetic radiation protection is one of the most important problems facing modern people.