If you’re thinking of getting a shot of Gardasil to protect yourself and your daughter from cervical cancer, you better think twice because this vaccine may turn out to be one of the worst things you can do to your health!
Cervical cancer affects about 13,000 women in the United States each year, killing around 4,000. Around the world, almost half a million contract the cancer, resulting in some 225,000 deaths.
The sexually-transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) has been blamed for causing most cervical cancer cases. The Gardasil vaccine, which is recommended for women and girls as young as 12 years, was approved without a hitch by the FDA in 2006 to help fight the disease, even though it was only tested on about 1,000 girls.
Gardasil contains genetically-engineered virus-like protein particles and aluminum, which affect the immune system. However, the vaccine’s mechanism of protection is unknown and it has not been evaluated for the potential to be carcinogenic nor tested for possible toxicity to the genes.
By the summer of 2009, Gardasil had already caused more than 15,000 thousand reports of adverse vaccine reactions, injuring more than 3,000 and killing 48, with 14 deaths claiming girls under the age of 16.
Known Gardasil side effects include:
- Numbness and tingling
- Pain and extreme fatigue
- Hair loss
- Other health problems
Do Women Even Need an HPV Vaccine?
A study by the Journal of the American Medical Association on the prevalence of HPV infection among American women suggests that cervical cancer is not the dangerous disease that the media and pharmaceutical companies are portraying it to be and showed that:
- Just 2 percent of the patients in the study were infected by HPV strains that greatly increase their risk of cervical cancer.
- About 3 percent were infected with the types of HPV that Gardasil was developed to prevent.
About 90 percent of all HPV infections go away within two years. Even the American Cancer Society (ACS) concedes that the incidence of cervical cancer, once one of the leading causes of cancer death in American women, has declined by 74 percent between 1955 and 1992 largely due to the increased use of the pap smear test, which can detect any changes in the cervix before the cancer develops and find early cervical cancer in its most curable stage.
The ACS also states that the cervical cancer death rate continues to decline by almost 4 percent a year and rarely develops in women younger than 20.
Dr. Joseph Mercola adds that since HPV is sexually transmitted, it is nearly 100 percent preventable by modifying lifestyle habits.
While Gardasil is far from being safe, its manufacturer Merck is actually pushing for the use of this HPV vaccine on boys.
You can help prevent Gardasil from becoming a full-blown vaccine disaster. The National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) is petitioning the Obama administration and Congress to investigate Gardasil vaccine risks.
Visit the NVIC website to view the petition and learn more about HPV and Gardasil.