How to Protect Yourself from 5G Radiation

In one of my previous articles, I wrote about the dangers of 5G radiation and went into a deep discuss about what 5G is and why it is potentially more dangerous compared to previous generations of cellular technology.

5G is at the doors and in fact, some western countries along with a handful of Asian ones have already started rolling out this new technology.

In this guide I want to continue the discussion about 5G radiation and talk about the things that can be done to reduce exposure to the harmful EMF radiation that it emits.

So in this guide, I am going to discuss things in a more detailed way so you will learn how you can get yourself protected against 5G radiation especially when it starts to be implemented in your area.

5G has nowhere else to go but becoming mainstream and widespread and since its effects are cumulative, it is important that you know how to protect yourself and your loved ones from the radiation that it emits in the coming months and years.

In this article, we’re going to focus more on the solutions and we’re going to start right with that point here.

If you’d like to know more about 5G and get familiar with the potential dangers that it has, you definitely need to read this guide towards the end.

Let’s start by learning the different steps that you can take to protect yourself against the radiation that 5G brings.

How to Protect Yourself Against 5G Radiation


Since we’re going to talk about the dangers of 5G and discover the things that can be done to protect ourselves against it, we’re going to use a holistic approach in this guide.

This is because the topic is a pervasive one that has an impact on our daily lives.

We will identify the steps in protecting our homes from the cell towers (smaller but stronger ones) which are going to be built around cities and neighborhoods.

We will also discuss how we can protect ourselves from our mobile devices like smartphones, tablets, laptops, and others.

So I am going to discuss all of these step-by-step to make sure that nothing is left out:

1. Keep Your Distance from Sources of Radiation

I have explained this many times in my previous posts and I want to discuss it once again this time.

It is the inverse law of physics which is a very important concept to learn if protecting against EMF radiation is put on the table.

This law actually states that as the distance from a source of radiation is doubled, the exposure to its radiation (EMF from 5G in this case) is quartered.

Now that’s something that will truly help if you want to protect yourself and your family from the harmful effects of EMF radiation.

Simply by moving away from the source of radiation, you are actually decreasing the damage that EMF radiation may cause at an exponential rate.

So for instance, even just avoiding the habit of placing your phone against your head during a call instead of using a headset or speakerphone spells a big difference in terms of protecting yourself against the harmful effects of radiation exposure.

As the 5th Generation of Cellular Networks (5G) continue to be deployed in more and more cities, you’ll soon find out that avoiding it is really difficult.

It’s not only smartphones that are going to be connected but also every other type of 5G enabled device and gadgets that surround us which includes home WiFi routers.

This means that the very important way of protecting yourself and your family from 5G radiation is to create distance from it as much as possible.

Distancing yourself from the devices, gadgets, and appliances that can pick up 5G is also important and here are some things that you can do to achieve this:

  • In the night, be sure that you’re not keeping your phone close to your bed or in worst cases, beside or under your pillow. Mobile phones are the greatest exposure risk for most of us and as 5G continues to be implemented, keeping our phones away from where we sleep (or essentially away from our bodies) is the best thing that we can do.
  • Keep your phone away from your body as much as possible. Some put it in their pockets while others place it in their bra. Others keep it close or even on their body but the best thing to do is keep in in your purse, backpack, briefcase, or somewhere else that is not touching your body. If you can’t avoid this then be sure to purchase a high-quality EMF protection case and always ensure that the side which has EMF protection is facing your body all the time.
  • Instead of placing your phone against your head whenever you’re on a call, consider using a pair of air tube headphones or a speakerphone. This will help you in keeping your phone away from your head and thereby lower your exposure to harmful radiation.
  • Take your router away from the rooms where you sleep or spend most of your time. This is something that’s hard to accomplish at first but you’ll get used to it in time. 5G is going to rise into common use pretty quickly as more and more households opt to use it as their primary connection to the Internet. That’s the reason why keeping the router away from where you spend most of your time at home or getting protection is one of the best ways that you can protect yourself and your family from 5G radiation. We’re going to discuss more about this later on as we move further in this guide.

There are several other examples that I can include in the list above but it’s going to take over the topic so let me give my takeaway on this subject:

Whenever you have the chance and/or opportunity to distance yourself from an EMF radiation source, do so in order to get yourself protected against the risks of getting exposed to it over an extended period of time.

This is going to be more urgent as 5G continues to be rolled out further and is becoming more and more mainstream in many cities.

2. Get Your Home Protected From 5G

This time, we’re going to discuss deeper on how we’re going to protect our homes.

It is the family’s sanctuary and the place where we relax, sleep and spend happy moments with the people that we dearly love.

Our home may not be the very first place that we can think of when it comes to protecting against 5G radiation but I would like to assure you that 5G is going to reach your place really soon especially if you’re living in a big city.

5G towers are different because they need to be in close proximity to each other in order to reach every subscriber in a wide city.

That is why it’s different from 4G which only requires at least a single reception tower for a relatively wide area.

Below, I’ll explain further how 5G works.

How 5G Will Engulf Your Home

5G is going to use bandwidths that are not currently used by 4G LTE.

These frequencies give it the speed that it needs but it’s extremely poor in terms of penetrating tree canopies, homes, mountains, buildings, and other barriers.

The current cellular technology that we have (4G LTE) requires large towers but they are spaced apart from each other while 5G will make use of hundreds, if not thousands of small and powerful relays and towers.

So instead of using large structures, they’re going to use several devices on telephone poles, street signs, buildings, and almost anywhere else where they need a reception.

That actually means that the previous step which we have talked about which is primarily on maintaining distance from 5G devices and other sources will become harder to achieve especially as more and more of this infrastructure are going to be built and the technology being implemented.

What it actually means for you and your home is that it’s going to be hard to keep out.

The next thing that needs to be considered is that when talking about 5G and our homes, most of the devices and appliances that are going to be released in the near future are going to be connected to 5G.

The Internet of Things or IoT is going to be much easier to achieve with 5G as it will allow different devices and even appliances to communicate with people, with other machines, and with the Internet.

IoT is now in some homes but most of these devices are already crowding the frequencies that are currently being used so that’s exactly what 5G is going to relieve.

In the near future, it’s not just mobile phones that are going to be connected but even your home appliances, your WiFi router, smart meter, and a lot of other gadgets at home.

So if it’s protecting from 5G radiation that you’re aiming then you’ll need to do your best and be wise on which things you’re going to put inside your home.

Ask yourself the following questions:

  • Do I really need that smart refrigerator?
  • Do I need a 5G enabled smart toaster?
  • How about a smart microwave?

Not all of those will actually be needed in your home but at least, you already get my point. Always think about whether the increased EMF radiation is far more superior than the comfort that new devices can offer.

5G Routers and Getting Yourself Protected


There have been numerous questions that our readers have been asking us about the new 5GHz WiFi networks that are already in some homes.

Just to clarify on this source of confusion, this frequency isn’t the same as 5G.

It’s actually a WiFi frequency just as 2.4GHz and it’s been used for a long time in homes, offices, and anywhere WiFi is needed.

It has nothing to do with 5G.

5G actually stands for the 5th generation of cellular network and the name has nothing to do with the frequency that this network is going to use.

But this does not mean that the routers which are used at home will not be using 5G frequencies to provide an Internet connection. Experts even believe that this is going to become common in the upcoming years.

4G LTE can provide faster connection speeds compared to the networks that are found in many homes so, in order to attract more users to 5G, its proponents say that it is going to have 100 times faster speeds than 4G.

It is highly possible that new routers that support 5G frequencies are going to be released in the future or it could also be that the current devices that we have are going to have firmware upgrades so they can support 5G speeds.

But what we would want to make sure is that we are getting ourselves protected from these “5G routers” and devices.

There are plenty of ways to accomplish this but I’m not going to spend all the space in this article just to explain each one of them so let me take you to the other available resources.

One of the best things that you can do is to get a wired internet instead of using WiFi.

This means that you’re still going to enjoy fast internet in most of the devices that you have but exposure to radiation will be eliminated since you will not be using any WiFi router.

There are several products in the market as well which you can actually use to protect yourself and your loved ones from the radiation which your WiFi router emits and I’ve written about them in one of my previous articles. You can check that guide here if you’d like.

Smart Meters And 5G


Smart Meters never go out of the picture whenever it’s EMF radiation that’s being discussed.

The reason behind this is because most people don’t really have any other choice since these facilities (towers, 5G cell reception spots, and smart meters) are installed in different places and all of them can pose certain health risks.

If you don’t know about them yet, smart meters are the present version of the old analog utility meters. These smart meters then communicate with the utility company remotely via cellular networks serving as the medium where information is transmitted.

These devices relay data to their corresponding companies and also gives you the ability to control electricity, water, or gas remotely.

Since it works wirelessly, there’s going to be a large amount of radiation that’s going to be beamed towards your home.

So people are now asking whether or not these smart meters are going to be connected to 5G as well and if they do, how are we going to protect ourselves against the radiation that it emits?

The answer that we got from our research is a resounding “Yes!”. Smart meters are going to use 5G in the near future.

I have recently found an article from Electric Energy Online which discussed how the latest generation of cellular network (5G) is going to be used by utilities. The excerpt below is taken directly from the article:

“Some of the biggest countries in the world are adopting cellular for smart metering as a result. In addition, the competition among network operators to expand their businesses into IoT opportunities has resulted in a dramatic decrease in the price of cellular connectivity in the last few years. When taking performance into account, cellular solutions can deliver the highest performance and available data rate at the lowest cost – a trend that is expected to extend after the arrival of 5G.”

What the quote and the rest of the article says is that networks are becoming cheaper by the day and they are also becoming the quickest and simplest way for devices like smartphones, smart meters, and other IoT gadgets, appliances, and devices to get connected to the Internet.

This is going to continue further and become mainstream as 5G continues to be implemented around the world.

So now, if smart meters are going to be connected to 5G, what are the things that we can do to protect ourselves?

Thankfully, there are plenty of things that we can do since the things that we’re already doing today will not change a lot as 5G gets rolled out in many places including yours.

There are plenty of shields that are designed for smart meters which you can find in the market and most of them work well so that’s where I am going to start especially if you already have a smart meter at home or you’re still planning to get one.

Smart Meter Cover

You can read all aboutSmart Meter Covers in our article here.

I will discuss more on the steps in how you can protect yourself from smart meters in a future article so we can get to the next section of this guide.

How To Protect Your Bed From 5G

Sleep is one of the most important ingredients to recovery that’s why it is extremely essential that we get our beds and our bedrooms protected from radiation.

But in this article, I will be talking about a particular product that is becoming increasingly popular.

I think that the demand for it is only going to grow as 5G gets implemented in several places and becomes more common in our lives.

Yes! There’s a radiation-blocking product which is called an EMF Protection Canopy.

EMF Protection Canopy

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You probably imagine how it looks like now but if not, it’s actually a canopy that you can hang on top of your bed and it spreads at the bottom to cover the bed in its entirety.

The product is made from different materials that have radiation attenuating properties blocking almost 100% of EMF protection in your surroundings.

I have talked to people who purchased this product and they told me that it has really improved their sleep.

Most of them are really satisfied with their purchase!

Once you sleep in it and you did not bring your laptop, tablet, or smartphone with you, you will not be exposed to any EMF protection at all.

With this, you’ll be sure that you’re going to have some time of freedom from radiation no matter what’s inside or outside of your home since you have a canopy that protects you in your sleep.

This is very important when protection from 5G that comes from small cell towers located just outside of our homes is taken into consideration.

So even if there are plenty of other things that you can do to protect your bedroom from radiation, there is nothing that can compare to the completeness and scope that EMF Protection Canopies can offer.

Just be sure that you’re not bringing any device that emits radiation inside.

Other Ways to Protect Yourself from 5G Radiation

As we discuss more and more about the different ways in protecting your house or apartment from the radiation that comes from 5G, I realized that it would take this entire post but, since I want to deliver a holistic guide, I will now move on to the other ways to protect your dwelling from 5G radiation.

It is important keep in mind that 5G is actually radio frequency which is a type of EMF radiation.

So it is able to damage our bodies in ways that are similar to how other EMF radiations inflict damage.

And the difference is that it is going to be more pervasive with greater power in terms of its magnitude.

Any aspect of life where you can reduce EMF radiation exposure is going to impact the cumulative damage that such radiation is going to inflict on you.

If you have further questions about protecting yourself from 5G at this point in this guide, please feel free to shoot me an email or post your queries in the comments section below.

3. Purchase an EMF Meter for Yourself

No matter what it is that you do for a living if you really care about you and your family’s protection against radiation then the most important instrument that you need is an EMF meter.

I have written a guide that lists the top brands in the market which you can check out in case it’s your first time hearing about this device.

A quality EMF meter will help you measure the amount of radiation that is present in your surroundings.

And not only that, but it will also tell you if the things that you are doing to protect yourself is working or not.

For instance, let’s say you already have your own smart meter at home and you want to protect yourself against its radiation.

You then purchased a high-quality smart meter shield but you’re not really sure how much reduction it actually made on the amount of radiation in your home.

Having a high-quality EMF meter is going to help you with this.

There are plenty of ways in using EMF meters if you really want to minimize radiation exposure at home, at work, or even in your neighborhood.

With this device, you’ll be able to tell not just the amount of radiation that you’re getting yourself exposed to but also the type of radiation that is present.

An EMF meter that is of good quality will be your best friend when we talk about the potential implementations of 5G in your city or neighborhood.

The problem is that most RF and EMF meters that are found in the market only measures radio frequency that belongs to the sub 8GHz range.

5G, on the other hand, is currently being tested in two different frequency ranges which are below 6GHz and somewhere between 30 to 300GHz.

At present, there isn’t any EMF meter that can measure both of these frequency ranges so it is always best to choose the one that is of the highest quality.

If you ask me about the brand that I’m using then it is the TriField TF2.


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It is my favorite brand because it is really easy to use but again, there are some other brands in the market that also work the best!

But if it’s about 5G radiation then it’s not the one that I recommend since it only works for the current frequencies that are popularly used for cellular networks.

The Best EMF Meter For Detecting And Measuring 5G Radiation

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To help you in your fight against 5G, I would recommend the Acoustimeter AM 10.

It is currently available on Amazon and if it’s about availability that we’re going to talk about, it’s one of the easily available EMF meters that you’ll find in the market.

The frequencies that it can detect range from 200 MHz up to 8GHz and that means that it is able to cover the whole lower range that 5G is going to use and the ones that are currently being widely tested.

And what I really love about this meter is that it’s extremely easy to use so it will easily become a tool that you’d want to bring with you all the time!

Many experts prefer it in the field and I personally use it whenever I test smart meters which primarily emit RF radiation.

But no matter which EMF meter you choose to purchase, just make sure that it has the capability of measuring RF radiation instead of just electric and magnetic frequencies just like the lower-priced brands.

Just put in mind that EMF radiation overs Electric, Magnetic, and Radio-frequency radiation and whenever 5G enters the picture, we only want to focus on the radio-frequency type of radiation.

If you want to discover more about EMF meters and want to get familiar with the other top brands, you can check the full guide that I wrote previously on this topic.

4. 5G And Your Smartphone

Now, let’s talk about the potential danger that 5G will bring especially on the mobile phones that we use.

If you have reached this point in the guide, you may already have an idea in your mind or things might already be obvious to you.

The modern smartphones that we have are going to be the largest category of devices that will push for the need of a 5G network.

Most of the smartphones today are actually miniature computers that require large bandwidth and fast internet connection speeds which most of us expect.

But as files become larger and the present frequencies get even more crowded, the smartphones that we have will tend to become slower.

And in the case of 5G, there will be a lot more devices that will be connected to it since it’s going to pave the way to smoother IoT and even autonomous driving.

So that means that hundreds, if not thousands of these small cell towers and signal boosters/repeaters will be installed everywhere and your smartphone will need to communicate continually with these 5G cell facilities in varied ways compared to how it already does.

It is going to continually swap between different connections and this will cause your phone to work harder and give off more and more radiation.

And this is not the only concern because if you come to think of it, the packets that are going to be sent and received will be larger. I will not be discussing this in its entirety right now since I want this article to be action-based.

So instead of just discussing the ways on how you can actually protect your body from 5G radiation, it is also important that you do some steps to control cellphone use especially when it already operates on 5G frequencies. So here are the things that you can do about it:

  • Keep Distance – Remember what the inverse square law of physics does to your overall radiation exposure.
  •  Keep Your Cell Signal in Check – When reception is low, your smartphone needs to work double and thereby emit more radiation.
  • Wait – Don’t place the phone against your head right away during a call. Wait for the person on the other side to answer.
  • Utilize Airplane Mode – You can actually turn off all radiation that your phone emits by doing this.
  • Purchase an Air Tube Headset – Ordinary headsets still emit a certain amount of radiation but these ones are designed so that the radiation-emitting part is far from the ears. They’re perfect for avoiding radiation exposure.
  • Purchase an EMF Protection Case These are available for smartphones, routers, and other gadgets that you have and they will help rid you away from EMF radiation.

5. Join the 5G Movement

This thing could be the first step that you can do and it is to go against the use of 5G.

There are plenty of groups that are now creating some communities all over the world who are advocating the rollout of 5G.

These people go against it because of the fact that it is completely an untested technology that can have big impacts on health and can be pervasive on everyone’s privacy.

It might be found in large cities for now but the technology will eventually engulf most countries in the near future as some predict.

If you feel like it’s a cause worth fighting for then you can join a group of your choice.

The Parents for Safe Technologyhas a guide that outlines the many different things that you can do to speak against 5G.

They’ve got resources that can help you as you start.

Fighting against 5G is one of the best things that you can do if you really want to protect yourself and your family against the harms that this new generation of cellular technology can bring.

6. Be Careful About Where You Live

This isn’t the simplest of all the steps but it is also an important one to know.

The equipment and overall infrastructure that are needed to implement 5G are quite expensive which is why most experts think that it will just stay in major cities for a long time instead of expanding quickly to rural areas.

So if you’re living in a small city or a rural area then you’re lucky enough because 5G will not likely reach your place and you’ll be spared from its radiation.

If you’re in a larger city then you should consider this step and decide to relocate yourself and your family to a place where 5G won’t be available for a long time.

Obviously relocating your entire isn’t realistic for most of us, so taking the steps mentioned above are the next best options!

Why is Protection Against 5G So Important?

Again, 5G is a different kind of frequency that what we already have with 4G LTE right now.

It could be 100 times faster than LTE but it uses smaller wavelengths which can have plenty of effects on human health.

That is why protecting yourself against 5G is very important.

This technology is like an experiment and we don’t know yet what it can cause since it is completely untested.

I wrote some articles about the different devices that can help in protecting you against the radiation that 5G can bring so feel free to browse my article archives to learn more!

And if you’ve got further questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me via email or feel free to post your queries in the comments section below.