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Understanding Breast Problems E-book

Understanding Breast Problems E-book
"Up to 70 percent of women in the West experience breast changes that fluctuate with their menstrual cycles. Their breasts can feel so tender, swollen and/or lumpy that the discomfort is unbearable. Some women complain that they can't bear to be hugged, and find sleeping very difficult because they can't get comfortable.

Are there any symptoms?
"The symptoms are grouped under a variety of different umbrella terms, including cyclical breast pain, cyclical mastalgia (which literally means breast pain), cyclical mastitis or fibrocystic breast disease. Despite their severity and the disruption they can cause, most breast problems are benign, not cancer. However, don't be tempted to ignore them. Any unusual changes in your breasts should be reported to your doctor.

What can cause you to have fibrocystic breasts?
"Because the symptoms are linked to the cycle then it could be easy to say that the breast tenderness and lumpiness are 'caused' by the hormone changes in the cycle. But it is interesting to note that women who live in Asian countries like Japan don't experience the same degree of breast changes, although they have the same hormones circulating each month. (1) What's the main difference between Eastern and Western women?..."

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Breast Problems 2
Table of Contents 3
Disclaimer 5
Copyright 5
Breasts 6
Are there any symptoms? 6
What can cause you to have fibrocystic breasts? 6
Your hormones and breast changes 6
Finding out if there is a reason for your breast discomfort 7
Know Your Breasts 7
What treatment can be offered by your doctor? 8
Drugs 9
Bromocriptine 9
The contraceptive pill 9
Danazol 9
Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone (GnRH)Analogues 9
Tamoxifen 9
'Natural' Progesterone 10
Surgical techniques 10
What natural treatment could be effective? 12
Diet 12
Methylxanthines 12
Fiona 13
Fats 13
Fibre 13
Phytoestrogens 14
Supplements 14
Vitamin E 14
B Vitamins 14
Lactobacillus acidophilus 14
Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) 14
Which EFA should you take as a supplement? 15
Herbs 15
Agnus Castus (Vitex/Chastetree berry) 16
Cleavers (Galium aparine) 16
Ginkgo Biloba 16
Herbs for the liver 16
Exercise 16
The Treatment Plan 17
Your Supplement Plan 18
Herbs 18
In Summary 19
Prevention of Breast Cancer 19
Will I be more susceptible to breast cancer if I have breast problems during my cycle? 19
What is cancer? 20
Free radicals and cancer 20
An Eastern diet 20
The oestrogen link 20
Phytoestrogens 21
What’s the cause? 22
Genetic factors 22
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) 22
Weight 22
Fats 23
Stress 23
Cosmetics and deodorants 24
Pesticides 24
What about mammograms? 25
Screening for Breast Cancer 26
Ultrasound 26
Hair tests 26
Electrical Scanner 26
The Next Step 28
Other E-books in this Series 29
References 30

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