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Electromagnetic Waves Collected by a
Dental Amalgam Filling Induced Balance
Dysregulation and Dizziness over a Period
Exceeding 10 Years
Shin Kobe Dental Clinic, Kobe, Japan
Received 5 September 2015; accepted 25 October 2015; published 29 October 2015
Copyright © 2015 by author and Scientific Research Publishing Inc.
This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution International License (CC BY).
This case report describes a woman aged approximately 50 years who has suffered from balance
dysregulation and dizziness for more than 10 years. Although the subject underwent several ex-
aminations to confirm the etiology of her symptoms, the root cause remained unknown. The
symptoms were thought to be caused by electromagnetic wave hypersensitivity because the sub-
ject experienced uneasiness and dizziness when a cell phone was held close to her body. A cell
phone was used to diagnose the collection of harmful electromagnetic waves, and an amalgam
filling was determined to be the cause. The amalgam filling was removed under strict protection,
and the subject’s symptoms completely disappeared soon after the filling was removed.
Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity, Amalgam Filling, Balance Dysregulation, Dizziness,
With the development of information technology (IT) society, the use of electronic devices, such as cell phones
and personal computers, has become increasingly widespread, thereby enabling communication on a global
scale  . Although these devices have facilitated communication, several reports have described abnormali-
ties in the body caused by the electromagnetic waves emitted by the above mentioned electronic devices -.
Physically unpleasant symptoms, such as headache, fatigue, tinnitus, dizziness, memory loss, irregular heartbeat,
and whole-body skin lesions, caused by exposure to electromagnetic waves are recognized as electromagnetic
hypersensitivity (EHS) -.
In the field of dentistry, titanium dental implants have been commonly associated with antenna-like activity
 , although the underlying mechanism remains unknown. In a previous report, the author of the present
study described the development of scoliosis in response to exposure to electromagnetic waves . The author
also described the treatment of a subject’s involuntary electromagnetic wave-induced movements using a gold
alloy dental inlay  as well as dental treatments for dizziness and joint mobility disorders caused by harmful
electromagnetic waves . The present case report describes how the removal of a dental amalgam resolves a
subject’s balance dysregulation and dizziness caused by electromagnetic waves.
2. Case Report
Treatment and Results
The present subject was a woman approximately aged 50 years who suffered from balance dysregulation and
dizziness for more than 10 years. The subject underwent several examinations to confirm the etiology of her
symptoms but the root cause remained unknown. Her symptoms sometimes had been diagnosed as a mental dis-
order, so she had been prescribed psychotropic drugs, but to no effect. She could not walk stably and was unable
to climb even a single step without support (Figure 1).
The author diagnosed the subject’s symptoms might be electromagnetic hypersensitivity, because the sub-
ject’s symptoms were similar to other patients with electromagnetic hypersensitivity. When a cell phone was
held at a distance of approximately 80 cm away from her chest, she felt uneasy and dizzy. This reaction was not
induced by any psychological influences or a hypnosis effect because it continued to remain when the subject
closed her eyes (Figure 2), suggesting hypersensitivity to electromagnetic waves . Additionally, the subject
exhibited some improvement in her level of balance dysregulation when the lower half of her face was covered
with aluminum foil to shield her mouth from the harmful electromagnetic waves (Figure 3); her sensations of
uneasiness and dizziness were similarly diminished even when the cell phone was held close to her body.
These findings suggested the presence of a material in her oral area that attracted harmful electromagnetic
Thus, the Bi-digital O-ring test   was used to identify this foreign material. First, an active cell phone
was placed near the subject. Second, the author’s assistant touched the suspicious dental material in the subject’s
mouth with a conductive probe while making an O-ring with the thumb and another finger. Third, the author
tested the strength of the assistant’s O-ring by pulling the assistant’s fingers to split apart the O-ring. If the as-
sistant’s grip strength was deemed to be weaker than usual, the material currently in contact with the probe was
classified as a likely conductor of harmful electromagnetic waves (Figure 4).
Figure 1. Image of the subject being unable to climb
a single step without support.
Figure 2. Image of the subject experiencing uneasiness and
dizziness when a cell phone was held near her chest (distance:
approximately 80 cm). This sensation remained when the subject
closed her eyes.
Figure 3. The lower half of the subject’s face covered with
aluminum foil to shield her mouth from the harmful electro-
This experiment identified an amalgam filling in the upper right second molar as the material most likely to
collect harmful electromagnetic waves (Figure 5). Therefore, it was suspected that electromagnetic waves
which the amalgam filling collected were causing her symptoms.
Accordingly, this amalgam was removed under strict protection (rubber dam, goggles, and an outside suction)
to prevent the subject from swallowing any of the amalgam debris or from inhaling any mercury vapor during
removal (Figure 6). Subsequently, within a short period of the amalgam removal, the subject no longer expe-
rienced uneasiness even when a cell phone was held close to her body. Moreover, she regained the ability to
Figure 4. The author (in blue) is shown while testing the O-
ring strength of his assistant (in pink) when the assistant
touches the suspected material in the subject’s mouth with a
conductive probe. Note: an active cell phone was placed near
the subject’s body (not visible in this figure).
Figure 5. The Bi-digital O-ring test result indicated that an
amalgam filling in the upper right second molar (arrow) is the
most likely material to collect harmful electromagnetic waves.
walk stably and to climb easily without support (Figure 7).
The amalgam filling was replaced with a glass ionomer cement that was considered to be safer. The subject’s
post-procedural prognosis was good. This result was lasting; furthermore, neither did symptoms re-occur nor
were there any side effect.
The actual experiment conducted in this case can be observed in the YouTube video
“Suffering from unsteadiness and dizziness for more than 10 years”
Figure 6. Image showing the amalgam removal under strict protection
using a rubber dam, goggles, and an outside suction (arrow) so that
the subject would not swallow any of the amalgam debris or inhale
any mercury vapor during the amalgam removal (the subject is not
shown in this sample image).
Figure 7. Image of the subject climbing a step easily without support
soon after amalgam removal.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vnms7TnL5Og (last accessed 14/Oct/2015).
Concerning the relationship between brain tumors and radio waves emitted by cell phones, the Interphone Study
Group concluded that although cell phone use was not associated with an increase in the risk of glioma or me-
ningioma, a trend toward an increased risk of glioma was observed at the highest usage levels. However, biases
and error have prevented a causal interpretation of these data; the possible effects of long-term heavy cell phone
usage require further investigation . Other published reports do not support an association between the use
of cell phones and the development of tumors of the brain or salivary gland, leukemia, or other cancers -;
however, the described research did not sufficiently evaluate the risks among long-term heavy cell phone users
over potentially long induction periods . Accordingly, further studies are needed to account for longer in-
duction periods, particularly with respect to slow-growing tumors with neuronal features .
The present author has published several reports concerning the relationship between dentistry and electro-
magnetic waves -  . However, many articles only emphasize on the convenience of these elec-
tronic devices without addressing the potentially negative influences of the emitted electromagnetic waves on
the body . Metal components within the body can act as antennas that attract harmful radio waves and in-
duce the aforementioned symptoms. In the field of dentistry, titanium dental implants are likely to be the materi-
al that is most commonly associated with antenna activity  . The results of the present case study indi-
cate that dental amalgams might also attract harmful electromagnetic waves. As described above, this collection
of unpleasant symptoms is known as EHS -, and although the underlying mechanism remains unknown,
reduced blood flow within the brain is assumed to be involved .
The present author’s research has found that removing metals that collect harmful electromagnetic waves and
maintaining a sufficient distance from electronic devices, such as cell phones, can reduce some of the harmful
effects of electromagnetic waves and may permit short periods of lower risk and beneficial cell phone usage.
However, the removal of dental materials was not previously found to decrease the influences of harmful elec-
tromagnetic waves , and the effects of electromagnetic waves on the body remain unclear. As the author
previously suggested, titanium implants collect harmful electromagnetic radiation more easily than pure gold
metal . The underlying collection mechanism has been partially elucidated by the Bi-digital O-ring test 
. As this test indicated that the radio waves exerted deleterious effects on the body, the test might be a useful
diagnostic tool for conditions associated with harmful electromagnetic waves.
According to a report by Hagström et al., personal computers and mobile phones are the most commonly
perceived EHS-triggering sources. Additionally, the best way to reduce EHS symptoms is to avoid the causative
electromagnetic fields . The removal of the dental material with the aim to reduce the collection of harmful
electromagnetic radiation is not a widespread practice. However, the procedure introduced in this report might
represent an effective approach for treating EHS.
In the current case study, balance dysregulation and dizziness occurred when the subject had an amalgam
dental filling that appeared to act as an antenna and collect harmful electromagnetic waves. The treatment in-
volved the removal of only the subject’s amalgam filling and replacement with a glass ionomer cement filling
that did not appear to attract harmful electromagnetic waves and effectively eliminated the subject’s balance dy-
sregulation and dizziness, which might have been caused by EHS. However, further studies are required to con-
firm the abovementioned hypothesis.
In the field of dentistry, amalgam fillings containing approximately 50% mercury have been used for almost
200 years, and their use has been controversial over this period. Such dental amalgams have been linked to
many diseases; for example, dermatitis caused by allergic reactions to the mercury in these amalgams is a
well-known condition in the medical community -. Furthermore, the author previously reported a case
of non-allergic intractable dermatitis caused by mercury in a dental amalgam . Recent evidence suggesting
that small amounts of mercury are continuously released from amalgam fillings has fueled the controversy sur-
rounding their use . Since individuals who have received amalgam restorations exhibit higher mercury con-
centrations in their blood and urine than those who have not received amalgam restorations, mercury is thought
to be released from the amalgam and distributed throughout the body  . In the present case, all precau-
tions were taken to avoid further exposure of the subject to mercury during amalgam filling removal. A rubber
dam   and an outside suction were used to prevent the subject from swallowing any of the amalgam de-
bris or inhaling any mercury vapor .
Many reports have described individuals who suffer from EHS. The avoidance of harmful electromagnetic
waves has been shown to reduce these symptoms and simultaneously improve patients’ physical abilities. Dental
materials may act as antennas and collect harmful electromagnetic waves. Therefore, dental procedures should
be performed with extra caution in the right of this feature. The present report suggests that a dental amalgam
attracts harmful electromagnetic waves. Removal of these amalgam fillings under strict protective conditions
might be an effective method for avoiding the harmful influences of electromagnetic waves and for treating pa-
tients suffering from EHS.
The informed consent for publication was obtained from the subject.
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