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How to heal EMF damage with daytime melatonin + why supplements don't work
How to treat EMF radiation - Part 1
In the coming weeks, I’ll be doing a series on what proactive steps we can take to mitigate EMF damage. This is part 1.
Here’s what you’ll learn in this article:
Did you know that taking melatonin orally can lead to vision loss?1
Many of us know of melatonin as “the dark hormone.”
Did you know that there is a more powerful type of melatonin that our bodies make during the day, apart from the one that is secreted by our pineal gland at night?
This second type, also known as subcellular melatonin, is able to clean up toxic waste from our bodies caused by damage from EMFs, as well as regenerate our bodies, specifically our eyes.
In this article, I’ll explain why you may want to consider being reborn this Spring.
What does my day look like?
I like to “take” my melatonin first thing in the morning.
I make sure to see the sunrise daily, even if it’s cloudy. I’ll go back outside from 9am to 11pm.
Why am I so religious about getting my AM Sun?
I need to get my daily “fix” otherwise my body won’t repair itself.
Seeing the sunrise not only resets our circadian rhythm, which optimizes our metabolism and regulates our hormones, the blue light at sunrise is the most intense giving us a natural boost of adrenaline (cortisol).
After the sunrise, I have another boost of adrenaline AKA my first cup of coffee.
At around 9am, UV light begins to shine. This UV does a couple things - it lowers our cortisol level, but more importantly allows our bodies to make tryptophan.
Tryptophan is absorbed by our bodies at 280nm (UV), and is the precursor to serotonin. Serotonin is what our bodies use to make melatonin:
Two more reasons I like an AM dose of Sunlight:
The UV light from the Sun is gentler in the AM than the UV-B and C wavelengths in the afternoon. As we expose ourselves to gentler UV-A light frequencies, our skin builds a pigment called melanin.
The powerful antioxidant effects of melanin protect us from the more intense forms of UV-B and C. This is why springtime, like morning, is the best time to begin building our skin’s melanin. I’ve been doing it for years, and can now be outside all day. Although I do wear a hat for protection. Yes shorts too.
The highest concentrations of melatonin are actually found in our eyes. Ocular melatonin uses AM light to regenerate our eyes’ melanopsin receptors, rods and cones.
Let’s get Subcellular
Melatonin is produced and has been detected in the mitochondria in many cells and has also been identified in tissues including our: brain, retina, lens, cochlea (ear), skin, GI tract, liver, kidney, thyroid, pancreas, thymus, spleen, immune system cells, and reproductive tract!2
It’s now been shown that our mitochondria (the “little engines of our cells that could”) produce melatonin in many quantities which are orders of magnitude higher than that produced in the pineal gland (circulatory melatonin).
This subcellular melatonin does not necessarily fluctuate with our circadian clock or release into our bloodstream, but instead has been shown to be used up locally within each cell when damage from free radicals occur.
Free radicals are created when we’re exposed to toxins such as those created from wireless radiation or chronic EMF exposure.
The Infrared Light we don’t see
Even in winter, there is always a type of light we can’t see, yet our bodies and organs use in their daily function.
About half of the light emitted by the Sun is in the infrared spectrum, which is the optimal fuel source for our mitochondria and metabolism. There are three types of infrared: near, mid, and far.
Subcellular melatonin can do its job best when we’re exposed to Near Infrared (NIR).
Building our Body’s Medicine Chest
Infrared light stimulates antioxidants, and this cumulative effect creates an antioxidant reservoir that enhances how our body can adapt to rapidly changing stress and conditions throughout the day.
The circulatory melatonin produced by our pineal gland provides supplemental melatonin during periods of low solar activity to damaged or aging cells. 3
Why is NIR light so powerful?
NIR photons, or subatomic particles of light, are scattered several inches into the body even through the skull.
Our bodies love light in the infrared wavelength range.
Infrared, given to us by our Father God and Sun, is the light of rebirth.
Our Crystal Skull
Our brain appears to be optically designed to distribute NIR photons to the grey matter even down into the folds of the brain.
Our cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), the “oil” of our brains that is washing our our nervous system each night, scatters the NIR light energy where needed, and operates similar to a car lamp.
Think of our CSF as a crystalline fluid that lights up our brain’s museum with infrared laser beams at night so that no “bad guys” steal our treasures:
In this way, our brains are able to uniformly distribute NIR light into the deeper caverns and grey matter that needs it to regenerate.
Why is this important?
When we have a subcellular reservoir of this light in our bodies from the day, we emit this back into the cells that need it, as melatonin drives our battery of healing at night.
Why pregnant mothers need Sunlight
Not only does NIR light penetrate our skull, it also shines right through the placenta and is absorbed by 100% of cells in a fetus, as well as young children.
Amniotic fluid has been shown to have a peak transmission around 850nm (infrared range) similar to the CSF fluid around the brain (as above).
When we expose ourselves to Sunlight, the subcellular melatonin we produce ensures that each healthy cell would be constantly refilling its own antioxidant stores.
Why you want to ditch the melatonin pills
First consider- melatonin is a hormone, so taking it orally is giving yourself hormone therapy.
Second- we weren’t designed to digest melatonin, we were designed to make it.
Studies have shown that taking melatonin orally can lead to vision loss. This occurs because as with everything in nature, there are power couples.
Melatonin is coupled to dopamine. When we take melatonin, it lowers our dopamine and vice versa.
Our eyes release their own dopamine as this neurotransmitter is crucial in maintaining the sensitivty and muscle response of our retina.6
Taking melatonin orally may thin our retina, and make us even more susceptible to blue light from our devices, compounding damage from EMF.
Ditch those supplements, get a better sleep, and I’ll see you out there!
We can compare tans at Christmas.
You are more powerful than you know.
Roman S Shapoval
I’m creating a course on EMF Basics & Ancestral Health
What are some other supplements that may do more harm than good, and how can we best obtain them naturally?
What are some beneficial EMFs we can absorb on a daily basis?
I’ll be covering these types of specifics, along with practical steps we can take to reduce EMFs in our daily lives, in the Wireless Health & Safety course I’m creating.
This is Part 1 of a series in How to Treat EMF Radiation.
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