Unplug – How To Survive And Thrive In A WiFi World Gone Wild

Sam got a job as marketing analyst. He would sit at a typewriter all day writing marketing reports.

Then one day there was a buzz in the office. The company was looking to modernize and invest in a computer system. Before long he was saying goodbye to his faithful typewriter and hello to his own computer.

At first Sam felt invigorated and empowered, being able to insert, replace words and shift paragraphs around. But then he soon realized he was beginning to feel abnormally tired and his thinking had become clouded.

Sam Wieder - Unplug
Sam Wieder

Fortunately Jacqueline came into Sam’s life. Aside from adding excitement to his personal life, Jacqueline was also a chiropractor and introduced him to the rejuvenating power of chiropractic medicine.

They decided to get married and moved out of their respective apartments into a spacious house which they transformed into a living/working environment. Packed with computers and office equipment their office had the “look and feel of the Starship Entreprise”. But they took many steps to make the house a healthy and supportive environment.

The house overlooked a landscaped backyard with maple trees. Big windows provided much natural light, which were supplemented with full-spectrum lighting. A reverse osmosis system provided drinking water. They even had an environmental consultant come to evaluate air quality and install filters and a Feng Shui consultant optimized the energy flows.

Sam’s career had migrated into coaching and Jacqueline was busy treating patients and teaching healthcare seminars around the country. Sam began to feel more and more exhausted, he suffered pains in his chest and chronic fatigue. In a bid to regain his health he decided to change his routine, taking more time for himself and spending more time in nature.

Jacqueline practiced her chiropractic procedures to help Sam but then she started experiencing her own health problems. She would suddenly end up spending a day in bed. These physical ailments were accompanied by bouts of depression. In 2010 Jacqueline's health challenges accelerated and sadly in 2010 she passed away.

Sam was left feeling numb. The love of his life had been taken away. Then one day he was sat in home office and a book in a bright orange dust jacket caught his eye, Zapped.

He became captivated and felt he could hear Jacqueline's voice encouraging him to read the book. It told the story of the author of the book, Louise Gittleman, who had for a long time been troubled by a variety of baffling health issues, then one day she was diagnosed with a benign tumor of the parotid, a salivary gland located below the ear. She eventually put 2 and 2 together and realized that her tumor was linked to her use of a cell phone and the other seemingly harmless electrical devices she was using in her job as a writer.

Sam devoured the Gittleman book, cover to cover, and promptly set about making changing in his own life to deal with his electromagnetic field (EMF) exposures. This led him to write his own book, Unplug – How To Survive And Thrive In A WiFi World Gone Wild.

How You’re Harmed By The Unseen

Unplug – How to survive and thrive in a wifi world gone wildSam Weider explains, “whether you are opening your refrigerator door or typing away at your computer keyboard your body absorbs that field like a paper towel soaks up water”.

He overviews the mounting volume of evidence of adverse health effects due to EMF exposures; DNA damage, assault to the blood brain barrier, inflammatory diseases, learning disabilities, decresed fertility, melatonin suppression and weakened immune system, a decrease in insulin/increase in blood sugar.

Resisting The Warnings Of Science

This book looks at the faulty beliefs and notions that keep us from seeing and acknowledging the truth about the dangers of EMFs. One of the biggest blocks is that people are simply addicted to their electrical gadgets so they convince themselves they can’t be bad for them. Or they reason, ’EMFs are everywhere, you can’t escape them so why bother?’ Another line of faulty reasoning is ‘EMFs don’t seem to bother me, so why worry’.

The problem is when your overall health starts to fade, unless you’re able to make a direct link with a certain kind of exposure, your cell phone, or your WiFi how could you possibly know the culprit was the EMFs?

Surviving And Thriving In An EMF World

About half of the book is devoted to explaining how you can protect yourself from EMFs. It provides guidance on:
– creating a low EMF living environment
– how to destress your bedroom
– how to make smart choices for low EMF lighting
– how to make your office a safer place to work

Sam also explains how he dealt with the EMFs in his own environment and how he enrolled an EMF consultant to help him with this. He realized that some of his symptoms were brought on when he stood bare foot or in stocking feet in certain rooms. His EMF consultant identified the problem as a grounding issue on his under floor heating.

Is This Book For You?

What I particularly like is the honesty of Sam’s approach. Reading between the lines it was the loss of his wife in 2010 that spurred Sam to write the book and ‘tell it like it is’. My heart goes out to you Sam on the loss of your wife, but well done on turning that situation round and using it as an opportunity to write a book to help people.

If you’re discovering EMFs for the first time, or you have a friend or family member you’d like to open their eye’s about these dangers, this book is an excellent introduction. It’s very easy to read and it’s crammed full of practical tips on how to deal with EMFs. If you’re already well versed in the dangers of EMFs it’s nevertheless an engaging read and there's sure to be something some EMF nuggets that you’d not heard of before.

Free Interview

Thursday, 24th September at 1:00 p.m. EST (10 AM PST or 5 PM GMT) I’m interviewing Sam Wieder and his EMF consultant Sal La Duca. The interview will last approximately one hour.

Sal La Duca is an Indoor Environmental Consultant. Previously he worked as a Nuclear Reactor Operator with the USN, as well as a Power System Operator with an Electric utility. Supplemented with required and other complementary technical training, led him to recognize the link between indoor air quality, EMF issues and health. He provides discovery of sick building causes and solutions.

I will be asking Sam about his personal journey that led him to recognize how the EMFs in his life were draining his energy and the steps he took to reclaim his health.

I will be asking Sal about:

  • the steps he took to remedy Sam's EMF situation
  • the most common EMF issues he encounters in his work
  • any tips he can share on how to deal with EMFs more effectively in the home

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  • Richard Kimberley said,

    Great article, thanks Lloyd. Have ordered Sam’s book, look forward to reading it. Richard.

  • John said,

    Hi Lloyd,

    Re above, ‘ Surviving and Thriving in an EMF World’. Do you mean:- ‘How to destress your bedroom’. The word distress appears to be the wrong word here?

    Excellent advice to Unplug where you can.

  • Lloyd Burrell said,

    Whoops! Now corrected. Thanks John.

  • Patti Zentara said,

    Greetings Lloyd!

    Do you have some suggestions about how to explain to a nine
    year old, the hazards of playing with tablets and cell phones?
    The children are in danger, thanks to watching the parents use
    them as if they were innocent as an ice cream cone!

    It seems like a lost cause as the parents blow it off as oh well, that’s
    the world we live in and they themselves are addicted to them.The
    other excuse…many things in our world harm us. Well, this may be
    true but I have yet to see a parent hand a child a loaded gun or a
    package of cigarettes. Some won’t have a gun in the house but the
    home, by parental choice, is a haven of WIFii equipment.

    They want Mommy’s cell phone with a demanding sense!
    I do realize with both parents using them constantly~ a dangerous
    pattern is set.

    Thank you!

  • Sheryl said,

    Is this a good book to have my husband, a retired electronics engineer, read? He does not believe that EMF can harm human health, and I am looking for a book that can help him to see my perspective.

  • Richard Kimberley said,

    I have only read the first chapter but in my opinion, so far, this may be the ideal book. Whilst reading it, I did think to myself this would be good for friends and family to read to get an understanding of how dangerous EMF actually is. It’s written very well, well worth the £6 off Amazon. I have also purchased Lloyd’s book – this is superb. Absolutely packed with knowledge but if your husband isn’t overly keen learning all about it, Sam’s book would be a very good start. Hope this helps! Richard.

  • Lee in S.F. said,

    Lloyd, I posted your review to Amazon:
    It’s currently the first review there, but hopefully, after other readers have had a chance to review the book, they may wish to post their evaluations of the book to Amazon, also.

  • Lloyd Burrell said,

    Thanks Lee! Good idea!

  • RJ in Arkansas said,

    Excellent news letters.
    6-8 years ago I used my cell phone 80 hr. per month with wired ear bud. Then curtailed usage to a reasonable 3 hr. minimum. 2 yrs ago I had a parotid mass 1/4 inch from my ear canal behind my earlobe. I asked my surgeon if it was caused by cell useage and he said, “Nobody can prove it wasn’t.” He told me he would never have a cell phone if the business didn’t require one. I suggested that doctors didn’t have them 30 yrs ago…
    I now have minimal useage by speaker phone, turning on the cell 4 times a day to check messages.
    I still have sleep problems as I live veeery close to major power lines. 1-3 yrs ago for about 2 yrs I was blessed to live in a very rural house built with all exterior walls and roof covered in sheet metal before the exterior masonary installed! After several months my sleep was the best in decades.
    Returning to a city of 15,000 the sleep, fatigue, mental fog returned.
    Constant emf saturation is a significant problem.

  • Richard K - CSMICROS said,

    This book is essential for everyone to read and will prove to be the best few pounds/dollars you’ve spent in order to improve your health in many, many ways. The significant dangers of EMFs from devices such as mobile/cell phones, cordless phones, bluetooth devices, WiFi, wireless keyboards/mice, even your house electiricity, are a huge, worldwide problem. A problem which people are turning a blind eye to because of their love for technology. Everything has a price, and the proce of wireless technology that in reality you do not understand, is your health. What price would you put on your health?

    I highly recommend this book to anyone. Whether you understand EMF currently, or you are just curious. Even if you disbelieve it exists because you can’t see it or assume you’re not affected by it. The book is written very well and gives the reader every opportunity to gain an education on this subject. Once you have read it, you can’t say you’ve not been alerted to the dangers. Whether you make changes to your lifestyle to protect yourself from EMF radiation is your choice. This book leads you to a door and opens it for you but it’s up to you to walk through it.

    I have also left this review on Amazon 🙂


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