Can electromagnetic field sensitivity contribute to Fibromyalgia?

Published: January 10, 2013

I have read that Fibromyalgia can be caused from the increasing numbers of electromagnetic fields (EMFs) in our environment. This includes radiation from cell phones and cell phone towers. Do you agree?


EMFs are but one of the hundreds of things that can contribute to Fibro. This is more an issue in areas next to interstate power lines, though in those with EMF sensitivity, even the regular home electricity contributes. I do not think cell phones are a significant factor, though I would prefer not to live next door to a cell phone tower. ;-)


Dr. T

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of eight research studies on their effective treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia From Fatigued to Fantastic! and The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution. His newest book (June 10, 2024) is You Can Heal From Long COVID. Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health.

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