Are You Allergic to Your Cell Phone? Electromagnetic Sensitivity & Allergies

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achoo! cell phone‘In addition to the typical pollen-producing allergies that are rampant during the months of spring, technophiles should take caution that some of their favorite gadgets may be the culprit of certain allergy symptoms,’ says Dr. Todd Rosengart, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stony Brook University Medical Hospital and Chief Medical Advisor of MDX Medical.

Exposure to radiation and microwaves from cell phones may lead to electromagnetic sensitivity and cause skin rashes, fatigue, and headaches.

For allergy sufferers, cell phone use can trigger allergies and make seasonal allergy symptoms worse, according to rehabpub.com.

2 thoughts on “Are You Allergic to Your Cell Phone? Electromagnetic Sensitivity & Allergies

  1. carolej July 14, 2008 / 2:53 pm

    i am 73 have had allergies for years, but are getting worse with rashes and red ear and right hand, and my Dr. now thinks after patch tests and many others may be due to my cell phone anyone else heard of this. is use it a lot as still work and forward my business phone to cell phone

  2. lacymchargue April 21, 2009 / 6:25 pm

    My ten year old daughter has asthma and severe allergies and just yesterday at her Allery and Asthma Specialist appt. I asked about the rash on the right side of her face. I was informed that she was allergic to the metal in her cell phone. She said they have hypoallergenic phones, but my company had never heard of anything. Anybody know anymore about this?

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