Living life cursed by technology
The stories of those suffering from EHS are worth telling. Their pain is a corollary for the unease we all feel living in a world so radically and inextricably transformed by technology.
“When I became sensitive [to electromagnetic radiation], there’s nowhere to go. You can’t get away from it.”
The ‘nocebo effect’
Michael McKean’s character Chuck McGill in the AMC drama Better Call Saul has EHS, and there too, it’s presented with significant skepticism.
The ‘white zone’
The complaints haven’t been constant over the past 20 or 30 years; they change with the technology.
Dr. van Deventer insisted these symptoms must be taken seriously by doctors because the negative health effects of EHS are both very real and physically measurable.
An uphill political battle
“The life that I had is absolutely over.”