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Electromagnetic Fields Eco Friendly Parenting
With so many electric cars and hybrid cars on the road, are the drivers affected by the motors' electromagnetic fields the way cell phones affect us?
Doubtful: Good question, but because the power is being used directly, not to transmit and receive like a cell phone, it is not likely to affect people anymore than the generator does in a typical gas-powered car. ...Read more
Are electromagnetic fields (EMFs) dangerous to human health? Am concerned due to local power co's new smart meters being installed on homes in my area
I say you're safe: The "independent medical thinkers" have been alleging horrible health problems caused by these fields for four decades without a single decent study that isn't loaded with recall bias. There's no animal model, no real theory as to why they're dangerous, and the field generated by your beating heart affects you more. By now, the NIH research piranhas would have found any danger that's real. ...Read more
Can electromagnetic fields (not sure of correct term) generated by power company smart meters on homes cause cancer or other illness?
No: A one time it was felt that homes built in viscinity of High voltage tension lines brought in by overhead power cables might induce tumors in a way that it was thought that cell phones could induce brain tumors. These were speculative and have not been confirmed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the electromagnetic field from a heating pad aggravate neuropathy? My wife has been using it to help with pain, but my acupuncturist advised against it.
NO: Utter nonsense. Acupuncturist is incorrect. More visits= more $$$$. ...Read more
Is psychiatry hard? Do you have to deal with crazy people, do they threaten/hurt you? (interested in the field but parents are worried)
Psychiatry: Psychiatry is sometimes hard, but mostly very fulfilling. Sometimes people are unhappy about seeing you; most are glad to work with you. Yes, you deal with some overtly psychotic people. Every one of us has some degree of "crazy" (distorted) thinking -- so we're all more human than otherwise! very few psychiatric patients threaten or harm others; some do, and you must assess situations carefully. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
"Normal guilt": Includes those times when we know we are making choices that vary from our value system. "neurotic guilt" is excessive and we feel guilty over too many things. Please reflect or speak w/a friend to determine your situation and see a mental health professional if the latter. Peace and good health. Your situation is more common than you may think. Live in the now as best you can. Wayne Dwyer. ...Read more
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Is helping an ailing parent always tough? Shouldnt we be dismantling the walls we've built against each other and practice love & forgiveness?
Not always: As it depends on the relationship. Ailing parents can have a lot of old "baggage" and may not have the skills to practice love and forgiveness...They may have guilt over old perceptions and events. We all tend to form ideas and misperceptions that we hold on to because they hurt...If you practice love and forgiveness you will break down the walls. Check out the 5 love languages by chapman. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer