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Electromagnetic Field Exposure and Sleep: An Investigation into the Effects and Potential Interventions to Improve Sleep Quality

Rekha Dwivedi, Amar Pratap, Renjith Appukuttan, Sunita Rana, Sonam Panwar, Sachin Kumar, Pranav Poddar, Manjari Tripathi

Keywords : Deep sleep, Electromagnetic fields, Envirochip, Enviroglobe, Environics, Sleep efficiency

Citation Information : Dwivedi R, Pratap A, Appukuttan R, Rana S, Panwar S, Kumar S, Poddar P, Tripathi M. Electromagnetic Field Exposure and Sleep: An Investigation into the Effects and Potential Interventions to Improve Sleep Quality. Indian Sleep Med 2023; 18 (4):57-61.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10069-0122

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 29-12-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


The extensive use of telecommunication devices and electronic gadgets has increased tremendously in the last decade, so it becomes necessary to look at the possible impacts on various aspects of health. Overnight polysomnography was done on 22 healthy subjects to assess their sleep pattern and the related parameters. This was an exploratory pilot study, reporting the sleep efficiency of the participants surrounded by wireless devices and the efficacy of Enviroglobe in improving the same. The results indicated statistically significant changes in sleep stage N3 (deep sleep) and arousal index REM with the usage of Enviroglobe. While sleep efficiency and apnea index also showed a trend toward significance with the use of the Enviroglobe, no significant changes were observed in NREM, N1, N2, and snoring and apnea events. Considering the benefits of good sleep on an individual's physical and mental health, and the positive results of this pilot study, further study in a larger population is encouraged.

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