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Abstract: Researchers studied people frequently exposed to electromagnetic fields in the workplace and found that headaches, fatigue, depression, hair loss, hyperthyroidism and many other symptoms occurred more frequently than in control groups.

Tags: Electromagnetic Fields, EMF, Radio Frequency Fields, RF, Health Effects, Symptoms of Exposure, EMFs at Work, Headaches, Fatigue, Depression, Hair Loss, Hyperthyroidism

Subjective Complaints of Persons Working in RF Field (p. 30)
  • Headaches
  • Eyestrain
  • Flow of Tears
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Disturbed Sleep
  • Moody
  • Frequently Irritated
  • Unsociable
  • Mental Depression
  • Deterioration of Intellectual Functions
  • Notable Memory Impairment
  • Sluggishness
  • Inability to make decisions
  • Loss of Hair
  • Muscle Pain
  • Pounding of Heart
  • Breathing Difficulties
  • Difficulty in sex life
  • Increased perspiration of extremities
  • Decreased lactation in nursing mothers
  • Brittle fingernails
Effects of RF Fields on Other Organs (p. 36)
  • Acceleration or retardation of breathing rate
  • Hemorrhaging and bleeding in internal organs
  • Decreased filtration in renal tubules
  • Increased activity of adrenal cortex
  • Hemorrhaging in the liver
  • Degeneration of hepatic cells
  • Enlargement of thyroid
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Increase of radioactive iodine
Mahra, K., Musil, J., & Tuha, H. (1971). Electromagnetic fields and the life environment. (Translated from the Czech). San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Press, Inc.