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What Is EMF Protection?

EMF protection devicesThese days we all carry around a variety of personal electronic devices. Yet we really don’t know exactly the kinds of damage they may do to us over the long haul.

No matter the source – cellular phones, fitbits, tablets, or laptops – they all give off different types of radiation. The abbreviation EMF stands for Electromagnetic Field, which is a catchphrase that includes Extremely Low Frequency (ELF), Radio Frequency (RF), and Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR). Our goal here at EMF Risks is to look at forms of EMF protection that have been tried and tested.

Take RF radiation for example – the kind that comes from WiFi devices and also cell phone communications. Without proper EMF protection, this type of radiation can permeate our bodies and possibly cause us harm over time.

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Why You Need Protection From EMF Radiation

We will go over some of the various ways to protect yourself from EMF radiation below. But the primary way to protect yourself is to keep potentially harmful devices as far from your body as possible. Keeping a safe distance away from radiation sources is the most effective way to avoid their negative effects. Using an EMF meter will help you measure that radiation on devices around your home.

Measuring the EMF radiation around you will help you find the best EMF protection for your specific needs. If you have a high level of EMF radiation in your home, you will need higher levels of protection. 

The best EMF protection will vary from household to household and it all depends on how many volts per meter of radiation you have surrounding you on a daily basis. You may be surprised to learn of the items located in your immediate vicinity that emit the highest levels of radiation. 

Distance is the main reason strong sources of EMF like cell towers and power lines are not as much of a threat. But with smaller devices that emit electromagnetic radiation the risk is increased because they are kept next to – or even pressed against – our bodies.

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EMF Radiation Symptoms

Everyone has different tolerances for various levels and types of radiation, and factors like age and weakened immune systems can impact how you are affected. Some studies of people with hypersensitivity to electromagnetic fields have observed the following symptoms to varying degrees among those affected:

  • Symptoms of the nervous system like stress, tiredness, and problems sleeping
  • Symptoms in the skin, such as burning or prickling sensations, or even rashes
  • Symptoms in the eyes, such as a burning sensation
  • Pain in various parts of the body, such as aching muscles
  • Uncommon symptoms like digestive problems, and irritation of the ears, nose, and throat

The symptom severity varied greatly from case to case. However, in some instances they were so severe the hyper sensitive individuals were hindered from normal life activities.

EMF Radiation & Cancer

There have been a number of studies done researching the link between EMF radiation and various forms of cancer. A large portion of that research has focused on cancer in children – specifically leukemia and brain tumors, which are the two most common cancers in children.

According to the National Cancer Institute, some of the studies found a correlation between EMF and increased incidences of cancer in kids, and others had mixed results. As a parent of four children, there is enough in those studies to make me concerned, and to spur me on to take proactive steps to protect my family.

Sources Of EMF Radiation

There are some sources of EMF radiation that are natural. The earth’s electrical magnetic field, for example, is the force that causes your compass needle to point north. But it is the man-made sources that are more of a concern.

Extreme low frequency EMFs come from sources such as power lines and electrical wiring within your home. They are also generated by certain electrical appliances like hair dryers, electric blankets, and even electric shavers.

Common sources of radio frequency (RF) radiation are wireless telecommunication devices, such as cellular phones, and portable devices with WiFi like laptops and tablets. Other devices like microwave ovens, cordless phones, and screens for televisions and desktop computers will also generate radio frequency radiation.

With all of these household sources, the magnetic field levels are the highest close to the source of the field, and then decrease as you move away from the source. Magnetic field levels fall off significantly at a distance of approximately one foot from most appliances. With computer screens the drop off distance is a little more – around twelve to twenty inches. But with the advent of laptops the source of potentially harmful radiation is a little too close for comfort.

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EMF Protection For Home

As mentioned above, there are a number of household items that contribute to EMF radiation. And while you could take the extreme solution of ridding your home of everything that causes EMF, it is unlikely you will because it would mean pulling all the wiring from your house and going off the grid.

For those of us not willing to ditch our microwave ovens and cook over an open flame, there are other options that will offer levels of protection from the appliances and devices that are potentially harmful. Some are designed to target specific areas of your home, while others work with certain types of devices.

EMF Protection Products

One type of EMF protection device that aims to defend you against radiation generated by your home’s electrical wiring is an EMF Neutralizer Plug. These devices plug into an electrical outlet, and then claim to “re-tune” your wiring to render any EMF from your wiring harmless.

Another type of device (like this eLink EMF Neutralizer) is designed to provide localized protection within a certain radius. Simply place it near your WiFi router or other source of EMF radiation, and the manufacturer says it will protect an area of up to 1500 square feet. Personally, I am a little skeptical on the effectiveness of this device. The reviews for it are mixed.

EMF Shielding Bed Canopy

For those especially sensitive to the negative effects of EMF radiation, sleeping can often be difficult. If that is you, one solution may be an EMF shielding bed canopy. Although pricey, these systems can block EMF radiation that comes at you from all angles while you sleep.

For some of the better anti-emf canopies available, check out our page on the best emf bed canopy.

EMF Blocking Curtains

If a bed canopy is too expensive, a cheaper alternative may be to use EMF Blocking Curtains. These curtains – or often curtain liners – can help protect your room from harmful EMF radiation coming in from the outside.

Or, if you are handy with a sewing machine, you can fashion your own anti-EMF curtains using EMF Blocking Material and sewing it into curtains, bedding, or other types of fabric items including clothing. There are a number of manufacturers providing material, but not all are created equal. This one from Amradield is made from 100% silver fiber, which allows it to block about 99.999% of EMF radiation. You can’t get much better than that!

Amradield 100% Silver Fiber Fabric Radiation EMF Protection Material Silver Conductive Fabric for Shielding Cage Sold by 80"x59" inch Soft and Washable
  • Surface Resistance: Below 0.1 ohm , Average Attenuation of 70 dB from 10MHz-18GHz.
  • RF/EMI/EMF/LF Blocking,Super Earthing/Grounding Fabric Anti-static/radiation/radiowave/microwave Shielding Electromagnetic Fabric.
  • Elastic Material Silver coated Nylon Tri-cot Fabric. Highly Electrically Conductive Silver/Nylon Fabric Very Soft and Flexible. Hands Washable in Cold or Warm Water with a Neutral Detergent. No Bleach!
  • Size:80"x59" Inch (200x150 cm). Each Piece Is 150 cm Wide Sold by 200 cm Long. If You Order More Than 1 Quantities and Need Continuous Length Please Indicate This in Seller Notes or We Will Send Each Piece by 200x150cm.
  • Usage for Garments, Drapes, Bedding, Curtains,Tents,etc.Effective Shielding for CellTowers,Microwave Signals,Phones,Smart Meters,Security Systems, Radar, Military Broadcast, etc and More. Making Anti-static Cloth, Wireless Meter Shielding, E-textiles, Shielding Curtain, EMP and EMI Radiation Reduction. High-shielding Conductive Fabric for Blocking RF Signals Such as Cell, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS. As an Insert in the Wallet or Handbag to Protect Your Credit Cards from Data Theft.

EMF Protection Clothing

For those with EMF hypersensitivity who aren’t into sewing their own clothes, there are attractive and comfortable EMF protective clothing options available. Manufacturers are fashioning everything from shirts to underwear and other undergarments that are designed to protect you from unwanted EMF radiation.

For a detailed review type of anti-EMF clothing available, check out our page on EMF shielding clothing.

Most of these clothing items utilize a silver-nylon blend to protect you from EMF radiation. But the percentages of silver vary from one article to the next, so be sure to read the details before picking one.

And EMF protective clothing isn’t limited to just shirts and underwear – several clothing companies also make attractive hats to protect you from EMF radiation:

EMF Protection Cap - Shielding RF and EMF from Cell Towers - Smart Meters - WiFi(Large Charcoal)
  • Raw materials: 89% Cotton, 8 % Copper, 2% silver, 1% Lycra
  • Internal fabric certified Oeko Test Class 100 and 1009
  • 47dB average attenuation (99.999 % shielding)
  • Modern looking cap
  • 15 Panels, Sloped Front, Coolmax Elastic Sweatband

Halsa EMF Protection Hood Hat Cream.
  • 🌱EMF RADIATION PROTECTION FOR ALL AGES: The Halsa EMF Blocking Hood can be used by people of all ages including but not limited to: children, teens, adults and elderly. The hood will help to protect from everyday exposure to radiation that is all around us. Shielding Efficiency of 99.995% (45dB at 1 GHz)
  • 🌱COVER AND PROTECT YOURSELF: This shielding hood is well designed to protect the most important parts of your head, specifically the brain, from radio frequency radiation, wireless internet routers, cellular towers, cellular phones and more that is in our environment.
  • 🌱HIGH SHIELDING EFFICIENCY: The Halsa EMF Blocking hood features 99.9% Shielding Effectiveness. The hood is made up of of the perfect blend of 42% silver, 53% cotton, 5% nylon to offer you superior protection.
  • 🌱ONE SIZE FITS MOST: The Halsa EMF Blocking hood also features an adjustable elastic drawcord which allows the hood to tighten or loosen to fit all neck and head sizes.
  • 🌱LIVE MORE, WORRY LESS: Our EMF Blocking hood will help to eliminate the anxiety about everyday radiation and the dangers that come with it. Feel confident that you are helping to protect yourself from the radiation that is around us.

EMF Protection For Cell Phones

One of the most prolific sources of harmful EMF radiation is the cell phone. Due to our dependence on smartphones as a society, almost everyone is carrying an EMF radiation generator with them for every waking moment of the day.

The solution to that is a cell phone EMF protector. These protectors come in a variety of styles, and can effectively shield you from the harmful effects of your phone while allowing you to stay connected to the world.

DefenderShield Anti-Tracking, Anti-Spying Faraday Bag - The ConcealShield RFID, GPS, FOB, 5G & EMF Radiation Blocker for Cell Phone, Credit Card, Passport Holder
  • ✅ TOTAL PRIVACY —> Intrusion-proof, 360° military-grade shielding blocks up to 99% of 5G, Cellular, RFID, GPS, NFC, WiFi, Bluetooth, & EMF Radiation. Makes your cell phone or other mobile devices invisible to keep your privacy intact!
  • ✅ ULTIMATE SECURITY WALLET —> Anti-tracking and anti-spying technology acts as faraday cage to help secure data of trackable items like your FOB, cell phone, credit cards and passport. This holder bag helps thwart hacking, snooping and tracing!
  • ✅ PREMIUM DESIGN —> High-quality, durable nylon exterior resistant to wear. Top interior pocket has VELCRO and snap closure to be completely signal-proof. Adjustable cross-body Strap. Zippered back pocket and front mesh pocket provide extra storage.
  • ✅ PEACE OF MIND—> Eliminate your privacy concerns while in public or while traveling by placing your phone and other sensitive documents into the faraday pocket for complete protection.
  • ✅ COMPATIBLE WITH ALL MAJOR CELL PHONES —> Samsung, Google LG, HTC, ZTE, Morotola, Microsoft, Nokia, and Alcatel phones.

SafeSleeve EMF Protection Anti Radiation iPhone Case: iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 6 Plus RFID EMF Blocking Wallet Cell Phone Case (Black)
  • LAB TESTED PROTECTION - FCC accredited lab tested shielding technology embedded in front flap blocks up to 99 percent of EMF cell phone radiation; The SafeSleeve EMF protection cell phone case for iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus wallet case keeps you and your information safe.Military grade shielding integrated into the front flap
  • MILITARY GRADE SHIELDING - Integrated into the front flap, SafeSleeve's EMF Radiation Protection cell phone case includes the latest cellular radio frequency blocking technology, each iPhone case features robust material as a protective blocker against RFID thieves and EMF Radiation.
  • BUILT-IN WALLET - Put that EMF protection cell phone case to use with a RFID blocking full wallet; the card holder area carries up to 4 credit or business cards, plus room for cash and additional documentation to keep safe.
  • BUILT-IN STAND - Use your EMF Protection SafeSleeve's built-in kickstand to quickly prop up your phone for reading, video, and movie watching; if you've got a flat surface nearby, you can use your phone handsfree. Radiation protection for cell phones just got easier.
  • VEGAN LEATHER - Rare among EMF protection cell phone cases, this vegan leather construction provides a rich, professional look while remaining clean of animal products; the perfect iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus case for men and women. Feel confident knowing you're using a stylish non-cruelty EMF protecting cell phone case.

SYB Phone Pouch, EMF Radiation Protection Sleeve, Regular
  • POWERFUL BODY PROTECTION: This anti-EMR phone holder from Shield Your Body offers powerful protection from electromagnetic field exposure emitted by mobile phones, reducing your body’s radiation exposure as much as 99%.
  • SHIELDS ONE ONE SIDE ONLY: Our anti-radiation technology protects from wireless electromagnetic radiation on one side only (the back of the Pouch, between your phone and your body) so you can deflect harmful EMF radiation away from your body – without interfering with phone reception, function or battery life.
  • 2 CASE SIZE OPTIONS: This wallet-size phone bag is the regular, which is 6.75” tall x 3.75” wide, designed for phones/cases up to 2.75" wide, and available in black, blue, green, orange, purple, and red. Also available in the larger XL size.
  • IDEAL FOR MEN, WOMEN & KIDS: This portable radiation protector is made with high-quality, stylish neoprene and features a belt loop. It’s even thin enough to fit in your pocket! This pouch is essential for anyone concerned about EMF radiation. This radiation blocker is an excellent safety tool for kids and adults of all ages. Use it to Shield Your Body and reproductive organs from harmful wireless EMF radiation. It makes an excellent gift and is built to last.
  • REAL SCIENCE & LIFETIME WARRANTY: SYB invented the EMF Phone Pouch and offers a lifetime warranty. Don’t trust lower-quality competitors or be fooled by EMF products like pendants, stickers or charms that claim to harmonize or neutralize EMF radiation without any scientific proof. Our Phone Pouch uses universally-accepted and scientifically verified principles to shield your body from EMF radiation. The rear of each Pouch is lined with a super fine mesh of metallic fibers that forms a shield to

EMF Protection Stickers

Another solution to the problem of bad EMF radiation from portable electronic devices are EMF Protective Stickers. This small gadgets attach to your phone or tablet case and can block the harmful EMF output from your personal electronic device, and alleviate some of the symptoms it creates.

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EMF Protection Cell Phone Radiation Protection Device – Radiation Protection for All Electronic Devices - Cell Phone, Laptop, Smartpad - EMF Defender Protection Products EMF Shield for Phone or Case
  • HIGH POWER PROTECTION - Don't trust just anyone with protecting your loved ones from harmful radiation. Radiation Glove has been extensively tested on hundreds of people with outstanding results. You simply have to try it to feel the difference!
  • SUPPORTS RELIEF FOR ALL YOUR MOST ANNOYING SYMPTOMS: Get headaches when using your phone too long? Sitting at computer all day? Feeling unexpected fatigue or agitation? Experiencing Brain Fog after sitting in front of your computer all day? Have insomnia or decreased libido? Our Anti Radiation Protection device is designed to harmonize the root of the problem, the harmful EMF radiation being emitted from your devices.  (Tesla EMF protection Computer radiation protection phone accessories bundle)
  • MADE WITH PREMIUM MATERIALS: The Radiation Glove utilizes specialized solid coloring matter suspended in a liquid medium and applied as a protective coating to the distinct material of the Radiation Glove. The Radiation Glove's unique make-up is then able to be given specific interference signals or Energetic Infusions through a specialized process called Energic Infusion Technology almost like a recording on a cassette tape or DVD.
  • LOOKS AWESOME, EASY TO USE: Our Radiation Glove uses the best adhesive on the market, you will never worry about losing it. Stick it to the back of any of your devices - Phone, Laptop, Tablet, and forget about it!
  • QUALITY AND CUSTOMER SERVICE: Heaven's Energy is a Pittsburgh company run by real Americans. We have you covered for all your electronic EMF device needs!

EMF Protection For Laptops

As a programmer that works for myself, I spend extended periods of time with my laptop in my lap. There are some very sensitive areas in my lap – parts that I dearly want protected from harmful EMF radiation generated by my notebook computer. Thankfully, there are a number of Laptop EMF Protectors to keep my sensitive nether regions shielded. For a detailed list, check out our page on laptop shields.

EMF Protection Necklaces

Given the frequency that we have cellular phones and wireless headphones against our heads, having a layer of protection in that general vicinity makes sense. A good EMF protection necklace can help offset the effects of bad EMF radiation, and perhaps even alleviate some of the symptoms from negative energies. Check out our review of EMF Protection Pendant Necklaces for an in-depth look at the materials used and the types available.

Karelian Heritage Best Elite Shungite Crystal Pendant, Protective Root Chakra Jewelry for Men (Raw 5-9 grams) PE24
  • Authentic black shungite healing amulet, Pendant for EMF protection
  • Made of genuine elite shungite. Type I noble shungite contains up to 98% of carbon. It has deep grey color with shiny silvery surface.
  • Every pendant is made of raw elite shungite nugget. The shape of the pendant is irregular. Weight of the pendant is 5 – 9 grams (0.17 – 0.31 oz)
  • Attention! The pictures are shown for illustrative purposes only. We will send you the best item available. Feel free to ask for the pictures of the items available.
  • Manufactured by Karelian Heritage Company and comes in original packaging with a business card

Q-Link Acrylic SRT-3 Pendant (Original Black)
  • Manufacturer direct listing + FREE 2-3 Day Shipping for USA orders
  • The Premier Pendant for Protection Against Negative EMF Effects
  • Package includes 1 brand new sleek, stylish, durable Q-Link Acrylic SRT-3 Pendant made in USA + 30” comfort cord
  • Proudly worn by pro athletes, doctors, celebrities, creative minds, business professionals, musicians, yoga, fitness & outdoor enthusiasts, students, and others
  • Awarded Best New PGA Product and freely endorsed by hundreds of touring golf pros around the world

Metatron Cube Orgonite Mixed Chakra Orgone Pendant Variations – Revitalization and Relaxation Chi Energy Enhancing Crystal Necklace Tesla Coil Ezina Designs Meditation Collection (Caduceus Chakra)
  • This Orgonite Pendant features a unique Rainbow pattern with Caduceus representation in copper. This is a universal symbol of healing and protection Layered gemstones sit behind the coil. This piece is bubbling with energy and joy
  • Seven Chakra Stones (top to bottom): Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli, Turqoise, Green Jade, Yellow Jasper, Carnelian, Red Jasper
  • Metals: Copper to conduct energy and brass to boost immunity
  • Purification and Energy: These all natural stones are purified in energizing Alaska Glacier water then reiki tuned.
  • Durable adjustable cord included 18-22" length. Dimensions: approximately 1.5” (40mm) in diameter

EMF Protection Bracelets

Another type of personal EMF protection device is the EMF Protection Bracelet. There are a number of different types of these wristbands, and they utilize everything from Germanium to magnets to help counteract the effects of EMF radiation. Given the amount of time cell phones spend in our hands, having protection at your wrist might be beneficial. You can see our review of the best negative ion power bracelets, or see some of the popular ones available here:

Pachamama Essentials 8 mm Authentic Shungite Bead Bracelet Stretchy from Karelia Region Russia, Against EMR, EMF Protection
  • ✅ Beautifully polished shungite beads measure approximately 8 mm in diameter.
  • ✅ Listing is for one single bracelet measuring approximately 7.5"
  • ✅ WEARING SHUNGITE IS AN IDEAL WAY TO SEE ITS EFFECTS: In addition to shungite water and other shungite healing objects jewelry such as bracelets and necklaces balances your energy. Its suggested to charge it by washing it with cool water and leaving it in the sun to dry to see full effects.
  • ✅ EMF & HARMFUL RADIATION: In today's society it is impossible to avoid potentially harmful Electromagnetic Fields. Shungite can be used to block or diminish EMFs. Pendants, mobile phone stickets, pyramids and other shapes are commonly used for this purpose
  • ✅ Regular shungite polished beads bracelet for energy healing

Shungite Bracelet Arachne and Classic Style (#: Arachne 2mm Cord)
  • Shungite bracelet from Karelia, Russia. Design: Elegant, Strong Well-Designed Bracelet with Polished Shungite Square Beads. Bracelet Adjustable with durable smooth braided cord.
  • Triple weaving, shungite beads 12 mm. Black cord 2 mm. Clasp adjustable. Wrist size 7-8" inches, may be open to 12" for a comfortable adjustment. Easy fit.
  • Quality Shungite beads are made of Zazhoginsky deposit shungite. Beads are Manufactured and Processed on Modern Machine Tools.
  • It will be an interesting gift from you to show your attention and care for a loved one.
  • Wallystone Gems - A premium brand of shungite bracelet you know and trust.

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Karelia Creations Shungite Bracelet (Adult) - for 5G EMF Radiation Protection Shield Blocker, Immune System, Energy Healing - Men, Women, Teens, Seniors (8 inch bracelet, 8mm Beads) Product Name
  • SHUNGITE BRACELET - Beautiful 100% shungite stretch bracelet with our 8mm shungite beads. Shungite Bracelets contribute to they physical and spiritual health, keep the energetic balance of their body and soul and protect they from EMF, geopathic stress or any other negative influences. An attractive addition to your everyday accessories or a great gift! An energy tool, wear shungite daily for protection from 5G and other EMFs.
  • MOST POWERFUL SHUNGITE ON THE MARKET - 100% genuine Shungite from Russia (Karelia). All shungite products sold through Karelia Creations are saturated in colloidal silver so they carry an amplified field of protection unlike any other shungite products sold online. The silver is a natural conductor and helps the shungite to create a larger/stronger field of neutrality.
  • PROTECTION from 5G and TECHNOLOGY RADIATION – Shungite provides protection from radiation from cell phones, power lines, Wi-Fi networks, Bluetooth devices and other electric and magnetic fields (EMFs). With shungite, you can live healthy in a digital world!
  • HEALTHY IMMUNE SYSTEM - Shungite contributes to your physical and spiritual health, keeping your body balanced energetically and protecting you from negative influences. The most common physical benefits are boosting the immune system, balancing emotions, calming anxiety and improving inflammation.
  • ★★ We GUARANTEE - 100% GENUINE SHUNGITE sourced from the Zazhoginsky Mine in KARELIA, RUSSIA, and proudly assembled in the USA. ★★ Real shungite is a natural stone, so there may be imperfections or colors from trace minerals. Don't fall for perfect "shungite," which is manufactured and without the healing properties. Trust us. We've been specializing in Shungite EMF protection since 2015.

EMF Smart Meter Protection

Another potential source of EMF radiation is your electrical meter. Thankfully, there are several kits available you can buy that will help you block that radiation.

Here is a YouTube video that walks you through blocking the EMF radiation generated from a smart meter:

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