MYF 40 | Breast Implant Illness and Fertility + Dr. Haylee's Personal Story

Welcome to Episode 40!

Dr. Haylee talks about her recent healing journey with breast implant illness (BII). Millions of women with supposedly benign breast implants are suffering from mystery symptoms, including unexplained infertility or miscarriage. The vast majority of doctors will never suspect that breast implants could be the cause of their suffering. It takes women years, even decades, to find out that the cause was sitting right inside of them all along. This is what happened to Dr. Haylee and that’s why it’s important to her to tell her story to help spread the word about this important issue.  She offers a unique perspective as a naturopathic doctor who’s also dealing symptoms of breast implant illness. 

In this episode, you’re going to learn: 

  • Common symptoms related to breast implant illness

  • Why breast implants can cause trouble conceiving and miscarriage

  • What are the appropriate steps to take if you think you have BII

  • And natural therapies that will help you heal while you are exploring your options

BII is not curable unless you have an explant surgery – and Dr. Haylee’s is scheduled on August 20th 2019 (yay!) You’ll learn all about how she came to this decision in this episode. We’ll be updating you on the progress of her recovery in upcoming episodes.

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Resources we discuss

Website: Healing Breast Implant Illness

Supplements Dr. Haylee is taking to help with symptoms and recovery after explant:

  • NAC (N-Actyl Cysteine) from Pure Encapsulations

  • Liposomal Glutathione from Med Core Science

  • Active B Complex from Integrative Therapeutics

  • 5-HTP from Protocol For Life Balance

  • AdrenoTone from Designs For Health

  • Host Defense Mushroom Complex

  • Vitamin C

  • Fish Oil

This is a custom protocol that was created specifically for her. It’s important to talk to your doctor before implementing any supplements. You can also consider working with us one-on-one.


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Show Notes:

5:55     When and why Dr. Haylee first decided to get breast implants

7:40     Why she didn’t do much research or investigate potential safety issues before surgery

10:35   Health symptoms that started popping up and when she began to suspect a rupture

16:55   More issues that came during pregnancy and how she was able to cope with them

19:30   Taking a major turn for the worse after a difficult C-section birth with her daughter

22:45   When Dr. Haylee first discovered Breast Implant Illness and realized she likely had it

26:50   How it felt to find out that her implants were making her sick

31:25   What’s next for Dr. Haylee – prepping for explant surgery

32:45   How having breast implants can affect fertility and pregnancy

39:55   What to do if you have implants and you’re having symptoms (or know someone who is)

46:10   Natural therapies that can help support your body while you explore your options