Wind Turbine Syndrome
A Report on A Natural ExperimentBook - 2009
Wind Turbine Syndrome (WTS) is the clinical name Dr. Nina Pierpont has given to the constellation of symptoms experienced by many (not all) people who find themselves living near industrial wind turbines: 1. sleep disturbance 2. headache 3. tinnitus (pronounced ¿tin-uh-tus¿: ringing or buzzing in the ears) 4. ear pressure 5. dizziness (a general term that includes vertigo, lightheadedness, sensation of almost fainting, etc.) 6. vertigo (clinically, vertigo refers to the sensation of spinning, or the room moving) 7. nausea 8. visual blurring 9. tachycardia (rapid heart rate) 10. irritability 11. problems with concentration and memory 12. panic episodes associated with sensations of internal pulsation or quivering, which arise while awake or asleep
Publisher: Santa Fe, N.M. : K-Selected Books, c2009.
Branch Call Number: 617.882 P621
Characteristics: 294 p. : ill.