Hellish headaches are just the start for people with electromagnetic hypersensitivity – and in our wi-fi world, there’s almost nowhere to hide….
Sufferers of EHS say they are environmental refugees in their own country, moving to other cities or suburbs or retreating to remote rural hideaways to escape their symptoms. I spoke to a dozen sufferers, some of whom coat their houses in paint that reflects electromagnetic radiation (EMR), fit wire mesh over their windows, or wear protective caps made of cotton-metal-blend fabric. Shielding items cost dearly: one online business lists a five-litre pot of paint for NZ$550 and a protective iPhone 6 case for NZ$60. “The number of people contacting us with EMR-related problems is absolutely growing,” says EMR Australia director Lyn McLean.
Read the personal stories here: http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/teach-me/71753199/brain-on-fire-living-with-electromagnetic-hypersensitivity