2 years ago, I decided for breast surgery with silicone implants for medical purposes and other personal reasons.
I had been informed by the surgeon that the implantation might cause inflammation, slipping or tearing of the implant, but it was hushed up that it could cause serious illnesses in the entire body.
From the beginning I had pains and a burning feeling in my breasts, but I reckoned it was still normal. About 6 months ago I got seriously ill without any noticeable reason. It started with severe headaches every day, and soon after I couldn´t see clear anymore. Again and again I lost vision or saw very blurry. Sometimes I was not able to see for an entire hour!
Gradually my extremities started to feel numb and I had problems moving them. Over time I had reoccuring muscle cramps and severe joint problems. I was and still am in constant back pain so much so that I don't feel well sitting or standing, leaving me sleepless most of the time. Finding rest in general has become so difficult because of the burning sensation in my body, especially in my breasts, and in my head.
Simply touching my breasts makes me scream. The pain instantly spreads into my arms and armpits.
Feeling sick and nauseous has become everyday life. My concerns grew even bigger as one day I vomitted blood. From time to time I have bloody stool.
On top of these physical symptoms I feel extremely exhausted, even the smallest day to day things overload me. Mentally, I hit rock bottom. My head barely works, I forget where I am or where I want to go. When someone talks to me, I zone out and forget that I have a conversation.
For obvious reasons I stopped working but my insurance company does not cover up the loss of income since I am self employed. I also stopped my psychology degree, because I am unable to concentrate and read.
Over the last few months, I had doctors appointments almost daily. Autoimmune diseases were diagnosed but nothing that would explain all of these horrendous symptoms. I have tried many different things to make things better, like colon cleansing and rebuilding intestinal structure. I supplemented different minerals and vitamins and of course took painkillers to stop the physical pain. My entire time is spent researching adequat help and contacting doctors.
As I did my own research I came across different accounts of women explaining very similar symptoms, some of which are now in need of special care because their physical state got worse and worse.
Eventually these women found out that their silicone breast implants were the cause of their health issues. Somehow they were poisened by the implant and now needed an urgent removal to be done. Once the implants were removed, these womens bodies started to cure again. Some were already bound to wheelchairs but started to walk again.
There is a variety of symptoms for this illness including (but not limited to) :
- rheumatoid arthritis
- Sjögren’s Syndrome
- cognitive impairment
- arthralgias, myalgias
- dry eyes
- dry mouth
- chest pain
- hair loss
- chronic pain
- brain fog
- Sleep disturbance
- neurologic issues
- hormonal issues
Silicone implants also have the potential to leak inside the body, possibly leading to a chronic inflammatory condition.
A gynecologist, who has special expertise on this topic, recently confirmed to me, that implant removal is the only option, considering my symptoms, to be cured. Thez are poisening my entire body.
The huge problem is that the industry behind these implants keeps facts like that hidden and sure enough plastic surgeons want to be paid and don´t tell there patients of the risk.
Very important to say is that implant manufacturers don’t have to state what implants specifically are made of. They just have to proof, that the implants work technically.
I feel betrayed, lied to and my health is at great risk because of that. My life I horrible and a mess right now.
This illness is not well known or acknowledged in Germany, where I live, so no insurance will pay or help me with that. I am in great need of money just to get this out of my body and to be able to pay for all the medical bills covering this process.
I´m running out of time and feel trapped and tormented with that.
So, please share this around. If you can help me even with a tiny donation I will be eternally grateful to you. Any help will be of great use and worth to me!!!
Thank you so much!!
Please, also educate yourself if you too have any of these unspecific symptoms or if you plan to get implants!