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Like other aspects of electronics, EMFs may induce stress directly, or immediately upon exposure, and indirectly, by affecting sleep quality. Several studies have demonstrated immediate effects on particular stress markers, and other research suggests sleep patterns and biorhythms may be affected. Stress reactions have been found to occur at the level of the cell as well. See the EMF appendix for a more detailed discussion of this research. Chronic Stress, Hyperarousal, and Your Child Chronic stress and hyperarousal generally lead to some form of dysregulation — the loss of the ability to modulate responses in a manner appropriate to the current environment.
Will others undermine their efforts to limit screens, or view them as extremist or alarmist — and therefore not take their concerns seriously? Parents are annoyed by the inconvenience of removing or restricting laptops, iPads, and mobile devices they themselves use. Of all the reactions, perhaps the hardest to deal with is guilt. No parent wants to feel they have unwittingly contributed to their child’s difficulties. And many parents already harbor guilt regarding the use of electronics. 26 | Reset Your Child’s Brain Whatever rules they have set or usage they allow, they often already feel that they are allowing “too much” and that their own use does not set the good example they’d like it to.
1 What is somewhat counterintuitive with ESS, however, is that interactive screen-time is much worse than passive. Many families I work with already limit passive screen-time (such as television) but not interactive. This is because we associate passive viewing with inactivity, apathy, and laziness. In fact, parents are often encouraged to provide interactive screen-time (particularly in favor of passive screen-time), with the rationale that surely this type of activity engages the child’s brain.