Due to heat, you may get some relief during the pain ,while due to high radiation heat will penetrate skin very deep .Generally all electric device produces electronic magnetic field.
Significant increases in temperature can cause birth abnormalities. As long as a heating pad does not raise the woman's core body temperature, it should be safe to use. People should avoid using heating pads overnight or while sleeping, when they may not notice temperature shifts.
Apparently there’s also a “wrong” way to use a heating pad, in case you weren’t aware. I know clutching a heating pad to your skin can feel downright heavenly when you’re hunched into a fetal position because of something like PMS pain, but direct contact with the skin is a potentially big mistake. “There is a small risk that the heating coil or element could overheat, and result in a thermal burn to the skin.”.What's more,exposure to dry heat can result in dry skin, which is never fun to deal with.
You can sleep on an infrared heating pad all night (on a low heat setting) without worrying about EMF or burning your skin. The best ones have a timer so you can set it to turn off after 4 hours or so. Due to heat, you may get some relief during the pain; but due to high radiation heat will penetrate skin very deep .
As amazing as heating pads might be for quick relief, there are countless other treatments for muscle aches and pains. For instance, if you’d still prefer some sort of warmth to soothe your discomfort, instead of using a heating pad, try dampening a towel with warm water and using it as a compress, standing under a warm shower, or just turning the water temperature on high, closing the door, and sitting in the steam. Moist heat, as opposed to dry heatpenetrates into muscles and joints” more efficiently, and it also keeps your skin hydrated.
5th Jul. 2019