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Any problems for EMF sensitive people?

Discussion in 'Energy, Environment, and Policy' started by KKH1, May 28, 2013.

  1. KKH1

    KKH1 Member

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    I was wondering if anyone with a Model S is sensitive to EMF and can comment on whether or not the S is problematic for them (EMF-wise, of course).
     
  2. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    If you search on 'EMF', you'll find a lot of information already ... here's a good starting place: EMF Radiation
     
  3. Kaivball

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    A good friend of mine really wanted to have the S.

    He drove the car at Menlo Park and would have taken a "floor model" the same day. Unfortunately, he developed too much of a headache and you really can't turn the 3G off.

    Sadly he passed...
     
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    You should have just convinced him that it was off... his headache would have gone away.
     
  5. HVM

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    Kleines Bild Johannes Gutenberg-University's study of EMF-scare

    "The nocebo effect: media reports may trigger symptoms of a disease

    Expectation of negative effects can increase likelihood of experiencing symptoms / Media needs to be more responsible when warning about health risks."
     
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    #6 Raffy.Roma, Jun 5, 2013
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    The power of the electromagnetic field radiated by any source attenuates with the inverse of the square of the distance. Since I suppose that the 3G electromagnetic field is radiated with a power less than 2 W (as every mobile phone at least here in Italy) I think that it shouldn't give any effect to human beings.
     
  7. montgom626

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    Lol
     
  8. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    He died you mean?
     
  9. 100thMonkey

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    I have had issues with cell phones, particularly the early ones and headaches. I am also sensitive to very high pitched sounds. I have not noticed any issues whatsoever with driving the model S. ... my neck gets a little sore, but that's from punching the "gas", ;~).
     
  10. Doug_G

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    I can hear high pitched sounds well above what most people can, so I feel your pain on that front. I used to hate it when stores had cheap tube TV anti-theft monitors, because the screams of their horizontal flyback transformers were like nails on chalkboard to me. Fortunately no one uses those things anymore.

    I wouldn't be surprised if the early phones were making some high pitched noise.
     
  11. Kaivball

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    Passed on the car, not passed away.

    :)
     

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