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PEMF Therapy: Energizing Your Body’s Natural Harmony7 min read

In the quest for optimal health and vitality, sometimes the answers lie within the natural forces that surround us. One such force is the Earth’s magnetic field, a powerful yet often underestimated contributor to our well-being. Known as the elemental force of life, electromagnetic waves are not only essential for our entire ecosystem, but they are also vital and crucial for our individual health and well-being. This article explores the fascinating world of PEMF (Pulsed Electromagnetic Field) therapy and its profound impact on jumpstarting the body’s innate healing mechanisms.

Exploring Biofield Physiology – The Electromagnetic Foundation of Life

In the intricate tapestry of life, there exists a subtle but profound force that orchestrates the symphony of living systems. Biofield physiology, a term encompassing electromagnetic, biophotonic, and other spatially-distributed fields, offers a captivating perspective on how living organisms self-regulate and organize at the cellular, tissue, and whole organism levels. Drawing upon the disciplines of medical physiology, cell biology, and biophysics, biofields are emerging as integral aspects of physiological regulation, operating alongside the more familiar molecular-based mechanisms.

Biofields Regulate Our Physiology

Biofields are not mere abstractions but represent tangible phenomena with clinical relevance. Cumulative evidence has legitimized biofield physiology as a scientific discipline. For instance, the electrical and magnetic fields generated by arrays of heart cells and neurons are detectable as electrocardiograms (ECGs), magnetocardiograms (MCGs), electroencephalograms (EEGs), and magnetoencephalograms (MEGs). These clinically significant biofields influence the function of vital organs, neuronal synchronization and circadian rhythmicity and highlights the role of biofields in modulating fundamental aspects of human physiology and behavior.

Biofields offer a novel lens through which to understand the intricate interplay between electromagnetic forces and living systems and enriches our understanding of how life regulates and organizes itself.

The Magnetic Connection to Health

Dr. Kyoichi Nakagawa, a visionary researcher and the Director of Isuzu Hospital in Tokyo, Japan, recognized the profound link between our bodies and the electromagnetic fields that envelop us. He observed that the human body operates within a vast electromagnetic field influenced by electrically charged ions. Our nervous system, thoughts, and actions are governed by the ebb and flow of these ions and electromagnetic fields. In essence, every cell in our body thrives on electricity.

Dr. Nakagawa introduced the concept of “Magnetic Field Deficiency Syndrome” (MFDS), attributing the decline in Earth’s natural magnetic field to a host of symptoms, including fatigue, insomnia, aches, and pains, common ailments in todays’ society. In essence, he highlighted how disturbances in the body’s magnetic balance can lead to various health issues.

Dr. Kyoichi Nakagawa, believes that our exposure to the Earth’s magnetic field is reduced by the amount of time we spend in buildings and cars, and that this may interfere with our health. I also think it is related to the time we spend on our phones and computers and our exposure to their electromagnetic frequencies. Long term deficiency can result in disease, reduce our ability to heal, and leave us more susceptible to microorganisms (bacteria and viruses) and toxins in our environment. The effects of Magnetic Field Deficiency Syndrome are characterized by:

  • generalized aches and pains
  • fatigue
  • stiffness of shoulders, back and neck
  • chest pains
  • headaches, heaviness of head
  • habitual constipation
  • general lassitude
  • vision problems
  • insomnia
  • frequent headaches
  • dizziness/vertigo

The Earth’s Declining Magnetic Field

It’s astonishing to note that the Earth’s natural magnetic field has decreased by approximately 80% over the last 4000 years. This decline has significant implications for our well-being, as it affects our cellular functions, energy levels, and overall health.

Research has shown that our bodies receive about one-third of their energy from external sources, including the Earth’s magnetic field. The importance of this field became apparent when cosmonauts in space experienced severe bone-calcium loss and muscle cramps due to the absence of Earth’s magnetic influence.

NASA Developed Electromagnetic Technology

Recognizing the importance of Earth’s magnetic field to human health, NASA embarked on a mission to find a solution for astronauts’ well-being during extended space missions. They discovered that the lack of exposure to the Earth’s magnetic field was a significant contributor to the health issues astronauts faced.

This realization led to the development of PEMF technology as a means to simulate the Earth’s magnetic field in space. NASA’s research revealed that applying PEMF therapy could counteract many of the adverse effects of space travel. Some key findings include:

  • Muscle Preservation: PEMF therapy was found to help preserve muscle mass and strength, mitigating muscle atrophy in astronauts.
  • Bone Health: Astronauts using PEMF devices experienced improved bone density and reduced bone loss during space missions.
  • Emotional Well-being: The application of PEMF therapy had a positive impact on emotional well-being and mood stability among astronauts.
  • Sleep Improvement: PEMF therapy helped astronauts get better quality sleep, addressing one of the challenges of space travel.
  • Radiation Protection: While not a replacement for shielding, PEMF therapy was found to have some protective effects against space radiation.

Unlocking the Power of Magnetic Fields To Improve Your Health

Everything in the universe, including every cell in our bodies, is made up of sub-atomic particles that vibrate at specific frequencies. PEMF therapy interacts with our cells, by harnessing the power of magnetic fields to create resonance with the body’s electromagnetic processes. PEMFs signal cellular receptors simultaneously at the speed of light and encourage them to resonate with their vibrations. This essential property of PEMFs improves inter- and intracellular communication produced by the induction of resonance within the body.

A magnetic field can be either static (unchanging) or pulsed, meaning it cycles at specific frequencies. What sets magnetic fields apart is their ability to penetrate matter without losing their effectiveness, which allows PEMF therapy to penetrate clothing, making it a versatile therapeutic tool.

The Healing Potential of PEMF Therapy

There are more than 10,000 scientific papers and 2,000 double blind studies on the benefits of PEMF. Clinical studies have demonstrated that PEMF therapy can regenerate a biomagnetic field at the cellular level. It facilitates the exchange of nutrients and waste both within and outside cells, contributing to pain relief and inflammation reduction in bones, muscles, and joints.

In one study, researchers evaluated the response of bone mineral content and bone mineral density in elderly women after 12 weeks of either PEMF therapy or circuit weight training (CWT). They concluded that both PEMF and CWT programs are effective modalities, but PEMF was more effective than CWT in increasing bone mineral density in elderly women.

PEMF therapy offers numerous benefits for individuals dealing with musculoskeletal pathologies, such as (*FDA approved findings):

  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrosis (osteoarthritis)
  • Fractures
  • Inflammation
  • Chronic pain
  • Lumbago (lower back pain) and sciatica

It has also been shown to:

  • Improve circulation*
  • Enhance bone repair and growth*
  • Reduce pain *
  • Reduce feelings of depression*
  • Improve muscle relaxation and performance
  • Decrease inflammation and swelling
  • Improve oxygenation in tissues
  • Enhance cellular repair and recovery
  • Improve immune system function
  • Better sleep
  • Lower postoperative pain*
  • Improve urinary incontinence*
  • Slow down the aging process

Static vs. Pulsed Magnetic Therapy

PEMF therapy can be categorized into two main types based on the emission of magnetic fields:

Static Magnetic Therapy: This type employs fixed, unchanging magnetic fields, akin to those generated by magnets.

Pulsed Magnetic Therapy: This approach utilizes pulsed electromagnetic fields (PEMF) or short radio waves to reactivate cellular communication, accelerating tissue healing. These are emitted by specialized devices and come in many different forms, PEMF mats being one of the most common.

The Journey to Wellness

PEMF therapy is a non-invasive and painless therapeutic technique with minimal contraindications. While it’s generally safe for most individuals, some precautions apply, especially for pregnant women, children, individuals with heart conditions, and those with certain medical conditions.

In conclusion, PEMF therapy offers a holistic approach to enhancing health by leveraging the natural power of magnetic fields. I highly recommend this therapy as a foundational health support and a part of your journey toward optimal well-being. By exploring the benefits of PEMF therapy, individuals can tap into the body’s innate capacity for healing and revitalization, fostering a renewed sense of vitality and balance.

Try a Vibrant PEMF Experience With Me

If you are interested in trying PEMF therapy for yourself, I offer PEMF therapy sessions, and if requested we can do it in the comfort of your home. I use is one of the newest and most effective medically certified PEMF mat systems that is FDA and Health Canada approved. Using my skills as a trained PEMF provider we will assess optimal frequencies to support your health and target any problem areas. In addition, I offer supplementary services including brainwave entrainment, Reiki, Bio-tuning and/or aromatherapy with therapeutic grade essential oils. You can relax and absorb the beneficial PEMF frequencies alone, or you can individualize your PEMF experience when you schedule with me.

Please click here to go to my services page for more information.

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Kimberley knows how to recover from chronic illness and uses her experience, her nutrition know-how and her researcher skills to shift clients from fatigued to thriving! She loves to cook nutritious meals, move her body (yoga, dance, snowshoe, hike, bike), sing, sauna and relax. She is happiest out in nature, hiking a mountain or strolling through a forest. She loves living in Vancouver where it snows on the beach in the winter and the summers are warm and welcoming on her south-facing balcony. She knows that when we are healthier, we are happier, and life is better.

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