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Hello and welcome to the Wellness Mama podcast. I’m Katie from wellnessmama.com and this episode won’t apply to everybody but will be extremely applicable to some listeners. This is all about understanding breast implant illness and addressing the chronic inflammation that can go with it, whether or not you ever get the implants removed. And I’ve gotten an increasing number of questions about this topic. So I wanted to address it directly, even though it’s not something I have personal experience with. I hear from so many people who are on some part of that journey and I wanted to be able to provide some good answers or at least food for thought and a starting point for research on this topic. And I’m here with someone who I consider one of the foremost experts in the world on this particular topic, who is Dr. Robert Whitfield. He’s been a plastic surgeon for 26 years and board certified for over 16. And he specializes perhaps a bit more than anyone else I’ve ever heard of in breast implant illness specifically, as well as breast implant removal surgery and other advanced procedures. And he’s highly sought after in this realm for his Holistic Accelerated Recovery Program, otherwise known as HARP, which help reduce systemic inflammation and assist patients who are both preparing for or recovering from surgical procedures.