What is Magnetism?
The magnetism occurs on atomic level, where tiny charged particles called electrons orbit around the atom similar to planets around the sun. Almost anything can be magnetized—it’s not just a property of iron and other metals. These electrons also spin, like the earth on its axis, creating miniature magnetic fields with a north and a south pole. If you can get all of these electrons spinning in the same direction, you acquire magnetism.
Magnetism is an arrangement of electrons in iron or other materials in a uniform direction among opposite magnetic poles, forming a balance of positive and negative fields. Magnetic fields influence other matter, for example, attracting or repelling the electrons in other objects. That is how you tell if a magnetic field is existing: the effect of magnetic force on objects in that field. The strength of the magnetic field gets stronger as more electrons become aligned. The most ordinary source of magnetic fields is electric currents. Magnetism is a product of the flow of electrons in a direct current (DC) circuit. With proper materials, a DC circuit produces a permanent static field magnet.
The term electromagnetic is used synonymously for magnetism or magnetic. The term magnetism often has a pejorative ring to it (associated with mesmerism or “animal magnetism”) when used by those who would seek to discredit the use of magnets as a medical therapy.
Electromagnetic energy is an important part of the human body. It can help produce illness and help bring healing, depending on its type and strength. The world is encircled by magnetic fields: some are generated by the Earth’s magnetism, others by solar storms and changes in the weather.
Magnetism devices are now being used to relieve symptoms and reverse degenerative diseases, eliminate pain, facilitate the healing of broken bones, counter the effects of stress, and address the reversal of cancer.
Magnets are broadly used throughout Europe and are now becoming more accepted in the United States. Researchers have noted that positive and negative magnetic energies have different effects upon the biological systems of animals and humans—negative magnetic fields have a beneficial effect, whereas positive magnetic fields have a stressful effect. They have found that magnets could be used in the treatment of arthritis, cancer, glaucoma, infertility, and other diseases.
Many people are becoming aware that our external sources of magnetism are currently dwindling. Kyoichi Nakagawa, M.D., references authorities who have demonstrated that the earth’s magnetic field has diminished in half over the last 500 years. Nakagawa points out that modern technology, such as trains, cars, and metal buildings, absorb the earth’s magnetic field and cause a loss of gauss strength. This interferes with the human energy system because electromagnetic induction does not occur at an optimum level. It seems logical that the human body is adapted to higher gauss strength than that of the earth’s current magnetic field, and thus human deficiencies are now emerging.
After more than 20 years of research, Nakagawa has concluded that a magnetic field deficiency syndrome exists as a result of this weakened magnetism. The symptoms of this syndrome include: stiffness in the shoulders, back, and neck; chest pains; headache and heaviness of the head; dizziness; insomnia; habitual constipation; and general lassitude. The long-term biological consequences of magnetic deficiency include the following: the development of acute symptoms and chronic degenerative diseases; the loss of normal healing ability; and the unsuccessful defense against infectious microorganisms and environmental toxins.
In particular, when the body’s supply of magnetism is deficient, the oxidoreductase enzymes do not function properly. These enzymes are needed for the following: the reversal of free radicals, hydrogen peroxide, aldehydes, alcohols, and acids back to molecular oxygen; and the maintenance of the pH at a normal alkaline state.
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