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'm now 88 days into my healing since my breast implant removal. I have been waiting for a much anticipated first appointment with a specialist regarding my silicone exposure and related symptoms (breast implant illness) and my day finally arrived March 15! Yesterday I had that appointment.
First of all, this is no hokey pokey doctor. He is a renowned and well-respected MD, PHD (Doctor of Medical Sciences) with specialities in Nephrology & Immunology. His areas of expertise include autoimmune disorders, inflammatory disorders and ASIA ( autoimmune/inflammatory syndrome induced by an adjuvant). I was VERY fortunate that my family MD provided the referral to this specialist.
My appointment was over 2 hours in length and included a very thorough review of my family medial history, an extensive revie...