What is Fibrocystic Breast Disease?
What are the Symptoms of Fibrocystic Breast Disease?
What are the Causes of Fibrocystic Breast Disease?
- Even though there are not enough studies to prove the exact causes of fibrocystic breast changes, some specialists believe that reproductive hormones may be one of the causes.
- The breast discomfort and lumpiness of the breast tissues can be often experienced during menstrual cycle due to fluctuating hormone levels
When to see a Doctor?
Lifestyle Prevention of Fibrocystic Breast Disease
- Since the causes of this fibrocystic breast disease are not known, prevention is tough. However, some measures can be taken to avoid having this condition.
- Wearing a firm bra can help you keep your breast in proper shape that may prevent any build-up in your breast. Because the bras that are designed by professionals mostly help in circulating blood properly. Also wearing a proper sports bra during working out is important. Avoiding caffeine to some extent can help you. Eating healthy and avoiding fat is also advisable. Massaging your breast properly with warm oil is also a great way to prevent this condition as that improves mastic tissue and encourages lymphatic drainage into the armpits.
Common Ayurvedic Remedies for Fibrocystic Breast Disease
To help prevent fibrocystic breasts, use the following herbal formula:
- 2 parts of kutki
- 2 parts of chitrak
- 5 parts punarnava
This herbal mixture (½ teaspoon twice a day) will help to avoid the buildup of kapha in the breast that precedes the advancement of fibrocystic tissue.