Sarah Anne Stewart is a certified holistic health coach who connects people from all walks of life, strives to end body insecurity, and shows us how we can achieve the body we desire without shame or frustration by nurturing the mind.

What you'll learn from this episode:

  • About 400,000 women in the US get breast implants every year: 100,000 are for medical reasons, while 300,000 for are for cosmetic reasons. Worldwide, about 10 million women currently have breast implants.

  • Each year, thousands of women have their breast implants removed for a number of reasons—symptoms indicative of breast implant illnesses factoring prominently.

  • The alarming array of symptoms that led to Sarah's own breast implant removal and what she learned in the two years leading up to the decision.

  • The sometimes heartbreaking reasons women are willing to endure potentially harmful breast implants in spite of suffering similar symptoms.

  • Why women with breast implants should consider being tested for possible side effects even if they’re not currently experiencing symptoms.

  • And much more!

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Resources from this episode:

Sarah's website

Sarah on Facebook

Sarah on Instagram

Sarah on Twitter

The 1 Hack That Changes Your Life | Sarah Anne Stewart, The Genius Life 2

Types of Breast Implants, FDA

Sarah with and without Breast Implants, Instagram

Breast Implant Illnesses: What's the Evidence? by Diana Zuckerman, PhD, and Varuna Srinivasan, MBBS, MPH, National Center for Health Research.

The Healing Breast Implant Illness Group

Reports of Breast Implant Illnesses Prompt Federal Review by Denise Grady and Roni Caryn Rabin, The New York Times

Pathology, Breast Implant Illness

A Surprising Way to Enlarge Your Breasts Without Implants: Fat Grafting Shifts Fat from Other Areas to the Breast, Cleveland Clinic

Is Botox as Safe as We Think It Is? by Alison Moodie, The Guardian

Toxins: The Hidden Dangers of Makeup, Shampoo, and Cosmetics by Alexandra Sifferlin, Time

Do You Worry about Mercury in Your Silver Dental Fillings? What Studies Say about Safety of Silver Fillings, Cleveland Clinic

Heavy Metals and Chemicals, Breast Implant Illness

FDA Panel Recommends New Postmarket Requirements for Breast Implants by Ana Mulero, Regulatory Focus

Bacterial Adhesion and Biofilm Formation on Textured Breast Implant Shell Materials by Garth A. James et al., Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Why Breast Implants Are Not "For You", Beauty Redefined

48 Reasons Not to Get a Boob Job by Paul Kienitz

Here Are The 13 Current Victoria's Secret Angels by Sheridan Watson, BuzzFeed

You Asked: Are Airport Body Scanners Safe? by Markham Heid, Time

5G Is Live in 3 Countries, But We Still Need Answers on Health Risks by Jeremy Horwitz, Venture Beat

10 Things Today's Grandparents Did That We Now Know Are Bad for You by Rebecca Harrington, Business Insider

How Plastic is Wrecking Your Health | Carol Kwiatkowski, PhD, The Genius Life 42

Is MiraLax the Cause of 'Horrifying' Changes Parents Are Seeing in Their Kids? by Hollee Actman Becker, Parents

The Bleeding Edge, Netflix

Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life by Max Lugavere and Paul Grewal M.D.

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