Navigating Travel on a Wellness Journey: Minimizing Airport Radiation Exposure

Dec 20, 2023

When embarking on a wellness-oriented journey, safeguarding health during travel becomes paramount. Whether reuniting with loved ones or exploring new destinations, this blog shares essential strategies to minimize radiation exposure while traversing the globe. Discover key tips designed to uphold your family’s health and resilience during air travel, ensuring a wellness-focused journey while actively reducing potential radiation exposure for a healthier and more enjoyable experience.

According to Cancer.org, radiation occurs when a particular source emits energy, measured across an electromagnetic spectrum. The greater the energy, the stronger the radiation, increasing the chance that it might cause damage to cells. You might also hear about electromagnetic frequencies (EMFs), a form of radiation emitted by nearly anything with an electrical current. These currents have the potential to impact normal electrical patterns in the body. For instance, our nervous system sends out electrical impulses throughout the body to coordinate actions. It’s unnecessary to panic about radiation exposure; instead, educating ourselves and adapting to maintain our health is crucial.

When flying in the United States, TSA aims to keep all passengers safe, leading to mandatory safety checks. These checks may include encounters with full-body scanners, metal detectors, or pat-downs. Luggage can be subjected to x-ray scanners or manual inspection. The full-body and x-ray scanners emit radiation that can be harmful to the body. While safe radiation limits are set at around 1mSv per year for the general public, the average person absorbs about 6.2 mSv per year from “normal” environmental sources. These include living near a nuclear test site or at a higher elevation. In the larger context, various sources expose us to radiation, such as microwaves, power lines, radios, x-rays, and nuclear medical testing like a barium swallow test. Although we cannot control every bit of exposure, planning ahead to minimize it and seeking professional advice regarding specific tests can be beneficial.

Radiation exposure, whether acute or chronic, can result in conditions like cancer, radiation sickness, skin injuries, and mental distress. These effects can stem from a single high dose or accumulated exposure over time. While airports prioritize technology for overall safety measures, individual health isn’t their primary concern. As previously mentioned, each exposure contributes to our health maintenance.

“Radiation speeds up the aging process rapidly. It causes much faster deterioration of cell tissue; vitality gets sucked out of every cell exposed to radiation. While the body’s cells are always renewing, radiation doesn’t just disappear. We need to work on actively riding it with the 3:6:9 Cleanse and the Heavy Metal Detox.”  

Anthony William 

Anthony William also highlights radiation’s role in chronic illness, teaching us that it is one of the underlying causes of symptoms, conditions, and prolonged suffering for many individuals. Additionally, he extensively discusses safe methods to aid the body in eliminating radiation, toxins, heavy metals, and viral exposures through dietary and lifestyle changes, topics we’ll explore further below.

Minimizing Radiation Exposure

There are several approaches to decrease radiation exposure at the airport. You retain the right to opt out of scans emitting radiation. You can decline the full-body scan and request a pat-down. Alternatively, applying for TSA Precheck allows you to use a minimal security line, bypassing the full-body scanner. You can also opt for your food to be manually checked instead of being scanned. Recognize that all bags will undergo scanning, potentially exposing items such as food or vitamins to scanner-emitted radiation.

TSA Pre-Check, available through advance sign-up, grants access to a separate airport security line, generally quicker and more efficient. This status spares you from removing shoes, belts, jackets, or electronics, and also exempts you from removing 3-1-1 liquids from your carry-on. By virtue of undergoing an extensive background check by TSA, you are exempt from the full-body scanner, thereby reducing radiation exposure and avoiding the time a voluntary pat-down would consume. While your food needn’t be taken out of your bag, it will go through a scanner. If preferred, you can request it to be checked manually to prevent radiation exposure.

For many travelers, TSA PreCheck not only reduces the stress of security lines but also minimizes radiation exposure at the airport. TSA PreCheck offers various options for children, dependent on their age.

Opt-Outs

For those who do not wish to enroll in TSA PreCheck, minimizing radiation exposure while flying is still possible. When in the security line, politely decline the full-body scanner and request a pat-down. An agent of the same sex will conduct the pat-down, though you may experience a wait depending on available personnel. Once completed, you can proceed, retrieve your belongings, and proceed with your travel plans.

Opting out of body scanners is particularly important, especially for pregnant women and infants. Babies and children can pass through metal detectors with you, while strollers are subjected to mandatory x-rays. TSA provides alternative screening methods, so children usually do not require pat-downs.

You can also opt out of having your food or medication pass through a scanner. Keep your food and/or medication accessible and request manual inspection before the bags are scanned. Though this might extend the process, TSA agents will accommodate this request. Note that any food or medication in checked baggage will automatically pass through a scanner emitting radiation.

Requesting pat-downs or manual bag checks can be nerve-racking for some individuals. Take time to practice polite and calm requests or consider preparing an official doctor’s note to ease concerns. Remember, TSA agents have the authority to disallow certain foods or may ask additional questions to ensure everyone’s safety.

Extra Protection With Radiation Protective Devices

In today’s era, there are multiple methods available to reduce exposure to radiation. Defender Shield offers blankets, scarves, hats, and electronic covers designed to mitigate EMF and radiation exposure. I recommend using their radiation protectionblanket for young children, adults, and even pets during air travel.

Living Libations provides an EMF bag suitable for storing vitamins, supplements, and toiletries. They also have a travel hip bag for carrying items in lieu of a purse. Orgonite pyramids and pendants are suggested for EMF mitigation. Kat WB offers a range of orgonite pendants that can be worn or carried in bags or pockets. Use code EMPOWERED to save 11.11% on your orgonite purchase. Lastly, a Faraday bag or a Defender Shield phone cover prevents hacking or tracking of your phone while limiting EMF exposure. Similarly, a laptop cover can protect against EMFs while working.

Immunity Protection

In health and travel, preparedness is essential. Ollois offers homeopathic medicines such as hepbar for coughs, arnica for general pain, and chamomilla for teething or sleeplessness in case anyone feels unwell. Utilize code RECLAIM15 for a 15% discount on all current and future orders. Other recommended supplements for travel include B12, zinc, goldenseal, vitamin C, olive leaf, oregano, sovereign silver, and sovereign silver nasal spray.

As an additional tip, store luggage that has passed through airport scanners away from your family to reduce their radiation exposure. Consider placing your luggage in the garage or away from usual hangout spots upon returning home. Whenever possible, consider replacing luggage every few trips.

Cleansing for Better Wellness

If implementing radiation-minimizing tips becomes challenging, cleansing is an alternative, especially once you’re back home and in a routine. Foods like cranberries, artichokes, wild blueberries, onion, ginger, Atlantic sea vegetables (dulse and kelp), and the heavy metal detox smoothie, and cilantro, parsley, and wheatgrass as well, aid in removing radiation from cells (Anthony Williams).

Travel with Peace

While radiation exposure isn’t beneficial for health, we can limit and recover from it. When flying, plan ahead and remember tools such as Defender Shield’s radiation blanket, healing foods, and supplements that fortify us against toxins encountered during travel. Enjoy your vacation knowing you possess the means to stay healthy and resilient.

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