This fall (2018) two major studies have been released confirming exactly what most women suffering from breast implant illness already know. Rather then regurgitate the information I'll just share a brief quote from each and send you over to the links directly for you the mull over yourself. Interestingly all the information that confirms what we know is always independently funded. Is it a coincidence that any research funded by those who have a financial interest in breast implant never has any definitive conclusions?
“The risk of women with breast implantation developing an autoimmune disease was 45 per cent higher compared to women without implants," said Jan Willem Cohen Tervaert, director of the Division of Rheumatology at the U of A.”
I've continued to track my symptoms but haven't blogged them yet. It's been up and down the last few weeks with some detox cycles and then of course, I decided to wean myself off Lexapro (Anti-Anxiety medication) because I didn't feel it served me, in fact I felt it was inhibiting my healing progress. (I also found out the company that made it was fined over $300 Million for marketing for unapproved purposes, paying kickbacks to doctors, and failing to disclose/hiding negative clinical/research data.... AND THEN I found out that ALLERGAN bought them out, Allergan is the company that made my breast implants........ so weaning off was critical to me!)
Withdrawal symptoms were no joke. Dizzy spells, severe nausea, migraine headaches, hot flashes, profuse sweating, insomnia, irritability and some brain fo...