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Effect of electromagnetic waves on human reproduction

Artur Wdowiak 1  ,  
Anita Wdowiak 1,  
 
1
Diagnostic Techniques Unit, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
2
Institute of Electrical Engineering and Electrotechnologies, University of Technology, Lublin, Poland
3
Institute of Rural Health, Lublin, Poland
Ann Agric Environ Med 2017;24(1):13–18
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ABSTRACT:
Electromagnetic radiation (EMR) emitting from the natural environment, as well as from the use of industrial and everyday appliances, constantly influence the human body. The effect of this type of energy on living tissues may exert various effects on their functioning, although the mechanisms conditioning this phenomenon have not been fully explained. It may be expected that the interactions between electromagnetic radiation and the living organism would depend on the amount and parameters of the transmitted energy and type of tissue exposed. Electromagnetic waves exert an influence on human reproduction by affecting the male and female reproductive systems, the developing embryo, and subsequently, the foetus. Knowledge concerning this problem is still being expanded; however, all the conditionings of human reproduction still remain unknown. The study presents the current state of knowledge concerning the problem, based on the latest scientific reports.
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR:
Artur Wdowiak   
Diagnostic Techniques Unit, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
 
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