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Re: solution

> Statistical testing of people claiming to be electrosensitive demonstrated conclusively that whilst they were not able to tell if a completely blank wifi access point was powered up or not, they did start getting strange headaches whenever the blinkenlights were on...

https://www.who.int/peh-emf/publications/facts/fs296/en/

"Well controlled and conducted double-blind studies have shown that symptoms were not correlated with EMF exposure"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electromagnetic_hypersensitivity

"several double-blind experiments have shown that people who report electromagnetic hypersensitivity are unable to detect the presence of electromagnetic fields and are as likely to report ill health following a sham exposure as they are following exposure to genuine electromagnetic fields"

https://www.nhs.uk/news/neurology/mobile-phone-mast-sensitivity-is-it-all-in-the-mind/

"The researchers conclude that GSM mobile signal exposure had no effect upon well being"

TBF, there's a bit of hedging in each of the above articles, but it does seem fairly safe to say that EMF sensitivity is psychological rather than physiological...

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