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Bluetooth and AirPods
AirPods over 1,500 times above safety limit
The USA's FCC (Federal Communications Commission)'s short-term heating limits are averaged over for a maximum of 6 minutes,
They are similar to the ICNIRP's heating limit,
The FCC limit is 1.60 W/kg for Bluetooth radiation devices. This limit protects only against a rise in body temperature of more than one degree in 6 minutes. It is based on Schwan’s mistake of 1953, and irrelevant to human non-thermal biological effects. Exercise can produce a similar increased body temperature, but without the headaches, cancers and cardiovascular problems caused by microwaves.
Apple's AirPods 2
These emit Bluetooth microwave radiation at 2.402 – 2.480 GHz.
The Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) for the right AirPod is 0.581 watts per kilogram (averaged over 1 gram).
The SAR for the left AirPod is 0.501 watts per kilogram.
Values in watts per kilogram:
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Specific electrosensitivity symptoms from Buetooth and Airpods
Hundreds of people have been reporting the electrosensitivity symptom of headaches after using Apple iPhone 7 microwave AirPods (on sites like Reddit and the Apple support forums) since 2016 when the Airpods first came out. Some mentioned that they get headaches almost every time they wore the AirPods for any extended length of time. Others mentioned that they felt “strong pressure” around their ears when using the device.
Bluetooth and AirPods radiation dangers:
non-linear effects “can open the blood-brain barrier”
Dr Joel Moskowitz, a professor at the UC Berekely School of Public Health, said people would be "putting a microwave-emitting device next to your brain". He said more than 200 scientists who study electromagnetic radiation safety believe that the FCC guidelines are inadequate to protect human health. The expert questioned: “Although we don’t know the long-term risks from using Bluetooth devices, why would anyone insert microwave-emitting devices in their ears near their brain when there are safer ways to use a cell phone. Is the legal limit sufficient to protect the cell phone user’s health?” He recommended the use of “corded headsets or hands-free use of cell phones, not wireless ear buds”.
Dr Moskowitz said more than a dozen studies using animal models have found that exposure to very low intensity microwave radiation can open the blood-brain barrier which could enable chemical toxins in the circulatory system to penetrate brain tissue. He said:
“This effect is nonlinear as it is found with very low intensity exposure but not at higher intensity exposures to microwave radiation.”
Radiation Measurements from Bluetooth Earpiece, Cellphone, Car Bluetooth, Apple Watch:
Comments on ES symptoms from Bluetooth microwave radiation
Apple Communities Discussion: “AirPods causing head pressure?” (2016 on)