MASTALGIA _BREAST PAIN

Ever panicked when you have breast pains?
So have we!

For many women- Everyone else (babies, men 😀) love our breasts except us because it brings us so much pain or back ache (for the heavy chested) .

Many times we worry when we have breast pains so It’s great to know that breast pain can have causes that aren't due to underlying conditions

A tight fitting bra, a loose fitting bra, pregnancy, menstruation, breast feeding or exercise may all cause breast pain.

Breast pain MAY ALSO be an indication of something more serious.

Swipe the carousel to find out what's normal and when to worry.

Here are some herbs we love for normal breast pain.

Cleavers- with a special affinity for the breasts and lymphatic system- It is especially useful for breast cysts and promotes lymph drainage. It strengthens lymphatic circulation, eases breast congestion and has the ability to work fibrosities out of the tissues.

Evening primrose oil has been shown in double-blind studies to reduce the symptoms of breast pain. It contains polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are important to breast health

Green and Black Tea
EGCG, the primary polyphenol in camellia sinesis has been researched for their potential to reduce the risk of breast cancers

A study by Zhang et al. concludes that drinking 5 or more cups of green or black tea per week, is associated with an approximately 15% lower risk of breast cancer- more human research is needed.

We encourage women to do to their monthly breast exams. Frequent self-examination helps you understand the normal look and feel of your breasts.

So , that you could easily notice a change in your breasts that seems abnormal or if you notice one breast is different when compared with the other, you can report it to your doctor immediately.

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