The World According to Arthur Firstenberg

In the world according to Arthur Firstenberg, the following are all caused by, result from, are linked to, or otherwise somehow related to the effects of electromagnetic radiation:

A no doubt incomplete list culled from Arthur Firstenberg – In his own words and Arthur Firstenberg – Words attributed to him.  Also see the op-ed written by physician Dr. Leah Morton from the April 10, 2010, Santa Fe New Mexican, which adds to Firstenberg’s list as noted with a “*“. (Morton is reported to be Firstenberg’s physician, although an ABC News.com report credits Dr. Erica Elliot with that distinction; her addition to the list noted with “**“.)

  • abnormal blood pressure
  • abnormal inflammation *
  • accentuated tendon reflexes
  • acrocyanosis (blue fingers and toes)
  • affects the nervous system **
  • ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
  • altered EEG
  • altered pulse rate (usually slowed)
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • allergies *
  • anxiety disorders
  • asthma
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • autism
  • bladder cancer
  • body aches
  • breast cancer (women and men) *
  • bronchitis
  • burning sensation in the face
  • cancer *
  • cataracts
  • chest discomfort
  • childhood leukemia
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • chronic respiratory infections
  • decreased abdominal reflexes
  • dehydration
  • depression
  • diabetes
  • difficulty breathing
  • difficulty concentrating
  • digestive problems
  • dizziness
  • dry lips or mouth
  • emotional instability
  • epilepsy
  • eye pain
  • fatigue
  • fever
  • fibromyalgia
  • flu
  • flu that won’t go away
  • hair loss
  • headaches
  • heart arrhythmias
  • heart palpatations
  • heart attacks
  • high-pitched noises in their ears
  • hurt of feet sole
  • hypothyroidism
  • impaired memory
  • impaired sense of smell
  • impaired visual reaction time
  • inability to concentrate
  • indigestion
  • infections *
  • insomnia
  • internal bleeding
  • irritability
  • itchy systemic rash
  • joint pains moving around the body
  • leukemia *
  • limb pain
  • malignant melanoma
  • memory loss
  • “microwave hearing” – clicking, buzzing, chirping, hissing, or high-pitched tones
  • miscarriage *
  • multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • nervousness
  • nosebleeds
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • other aches and pains
  • other eye problems
  • pain in the legs or soles of the feet
  • pain in the teeth (especially with metallic fillings)
  • pains that move around the body
  • peculiar pressure behind the eyeballs
  • pelvic pain
  • pneumonia
  • pressure or pain in the chest
  • respiratory illness (bronchitis, sinusitis, pneumonia)
  • ringing in the ears
  • rise in blood pressure
  • seizures
  • sexual disorders
  • shakiness
  • shortness of breath
  • skin markings
  • skin melanoma
  • skin rash
  • sleep disorders
  • strokes in young people
  • sudden fluctuations in blood pressure
  • sweating
  • swollen throat
  • testicular cancer
  • testicular pain
  • tremors *
  • uncontrolled blood sugar
  • unequal pupil size
  • unstable blood pressure
  • vertigo
  • weakness
  • altered sex ratio of children (fewer boys)
  • altered white blood cell activity in schoolchildren
  • biochemical and histological changes in liver, heart, kidney, and brain tissue
  • impaired motor function, reaction time, memory and attention of schoolchildren
  • fewer schoolchildren promoted
  • redistribution of metals in the lungs, brain, heart, liver, kidney, muscles, spleen, bones, skin, blood
  • their blood pressure is through the roof
  • their children are acting out
  • their ears ring
  • their heart pounds
  • their joints hurt
  • their memory is gone
  • they can’t sleep
  • they can’t think
  • they suffer from nose¬bleeds
  • “The children of women who use cell phones during pregnancy show drastically increased behavioral problems by the time they reach school age.” *
  • “Numerous studies show that exposure to radiation from cell phones, Wi-Fi and antennas creates a stress response that damages people, animals, plants and bacteria.” *

Additional biological and environmental effects include (References primarily from 1950-2001, see Tables below):

  • altered adrenal hormone levels (in white rats and rabbits)
  • altered EEG (in white rats and rabbits)
  • altered genetic structure in e. coli
  • cardiac arrhythmias and sometimes cardiac arrest (frogs)
  • change in calcium ion efflux from brain tissue
  • conditioned “avoidance” reflex in rats
  • damaged mitochondria, nucleus of cells in hippocampus of brain
  • decreased cell growth (human epithelial amnion cells)
  • decreased life span (duckweed plants)
  • decreased size of litter (in mice)
  • disturbed carbohydrate metabolism (in white rats and rabbits)
  • effects on cell growth in yeast
  • effects on immune system in mice
  • enlarged adrenals (in white rats and rabbits)
  • forest die-off
  • growth stimulation in Vicius fabus
  • ill health and birth deformities in farm animals
  • impaired reproduction (duckweed plants)
  • increase in melatonin in cows
  • increased number of stillborns (mice)
  • irreversible sterility in mice
  • premature aging of pine needles
  • reproductive failure and population decline in many species of birds
  • slowing of the heart, change in EEG in rabbits
  • smaller tree growth rings
  • stimulation of ovulation in chickens
  • stimulation of white blood cells in guinea pigs
  • structural and developmental abnormalities (duckweed plant)
  • structural changes in liver, spleen, testes, and brain (in white rats and rabbits)
  • “Numerous studies show that exposure to radiation from cell phones, Wi-Fi and antennas creates a stress response that damages people, animals, plants and bacteria.” *

From Radio Wave Packet:

Biological Effects

International Exposure Standards

Scientific Studies