Silicone Toxicity: Symptoms & Illnesses

Diseases and Illnesses Associated with Silicone Toxicity:

* Systemic Lupus Erythamotosis * Scleroderma * Fibromyalgia * Raynaud's Phenomenon * Sjogren's Sydrome * Arthritis * Myasthenia Gravis * Carpal Tunnel Syndrome * Chronic Pain Management * Irritable Bowel Syndrome * Sarcoidosis * Connective Tissue Disease (atypical or unspecific) * Multiple Sclerosis * Cancer - squamous cell and basal cell carcinoma, malignant melanoma, lymphoma * Levido reticularis vasculitis * Chronic Fatigue lasting longer than six months and for no apparant reason * Myalgia (Inflammation and muscle pain), initially in the anterior chest, back, and neck (pain may radieate beyond these areas), tendonitis, bursitis, and polymyositis * Arthralgia (Joint pain and swelling) Stiffness worse in the morning, synovitis (inflammation of membrane lining the joint) * Lymphadenopathy (Swollen lymph nodes) in the chest, neck, underarms, and groin * Low-grade fever (100-101 degrees) * Gastrointestinal symptoms, including cramping, diahhrea, constipation, nausea, vomitting, difficulty swallowing and other digestive dysfunction * Generalized weakness and malaise, decreased libido * Voice changes, usually deeper and hoarse * Dry eyes, mouth, and vagina * Frequent and severe headaches - vascular, muscular, or both often including nausea and vomitting * Loss of Teeth - decay along gumline, lose teeth from no obvious cause * Ulcers in mouth, inflamed tongue and taste buds * Urinary Tract Disorders - Bladder problems, including interstitial cystitis (chronic inflammation of the bladder), frequent urination in the absence of infection, bladder incontinence, kidney stones * Sinus irritation and congestion * Neuropathies - both Central and Peripheral - numbness and altered sensation in the body, polyneuritis, sensory loss, pain, twitiching, numbness and tingling in extremities. * Dermatological disorders - Skin rashes,- skin becoming thick, thight, and tough in appearance * Pulmonary disorders such as chronic cough, shortness of breath, pulmonary fibrosis (scarring and thickening of lung tissue), pleural effusion (accumulation of fluid between the membrane lining of the lung and chest cavity), recurrent pneumonia, bronchitis, chronic asthma, and frequent pleurisy * Night sweats, hot flashes, cold chills * Depression and thoughts of giving up or of suicide, increased anxiety * Cysts on various body organs including the liver, ovaries, kidney, spleen, and brain. * Dizziness, loss of balance, disorientation * Cognitive difficulties, difficulty concentrating, memory loss [especially short term], speech difficulties (slurred and/or stuttered) * Granulomas on various organs including liver, lungs, etc. * Cholecystitis (gall bladder disease) often gall stones are present * Heptatological Disorders, Toxic cirrhosis, non-specific hepatitis, liver cysts * Transischemic Attacks; strokes * Intolerance to Extreme Temperature Changes, sensitivity to cold especially in extremities, heat intolerance often causing heat exhaustion * Seizures * Sleep disorders - insomnia, unrestorative sleep pattern * Gynocological problems - abnormal menses, miscarrages * Alopecia - Significant hair loss * Increased allergic responses and increased sensitivity to chemicals * Susceptibility to infections - both bacterial and fungal * Slow to heal from wounds and/or surgeries * Cardiac and Circulatory Disorders - arhythmias palpitations, tachycardia, mitral valve prolapse, vasospasm, vasculitis, and anemia, * Systemic sclerosis * Opthalmologic problems - night blindness, blurred vision, frequent Rx change, scliritis * Tinnitis (ringing in the ears) * Abnormal thyroid function including hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. * Sexual dysfunction WeHaveLupus. com