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How can I stop breast tenderness before my periods?

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Dr. Joel Pranikoff
Obstetrics & Gynecology
8 doctors agree

In brief: No caffeine,add VitE

As always, it is important to make sure there is no underlying disease.
Breast exams are an important part of the gynecologic exam and mammography is valuable for those women over 40 or those with certain risk factors. That said, decreasing caffeine (coffee, tea, cola, chocolate, energy drinks, etc.) and adding vitamin E may help.

In brief: No caffeine,add VitE

As always, it is important to make sure there is no underlying disease.
Breast exams are an important part of the gynecologic exam and mammography is valuable for those women over 40 or those with certain risk factors. That said, decreasing caffeine (coffee, tea, cola, chocolate, energy drinks, etc.) and adding vitamin E may help.
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
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Dr. Kevin Daus
Primrose Oil at 3 to 4 grams a day have been known to help.
Dr. Michelle Mccusker
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Breast tenderness

Agree with avoiding caffeine--in all its forms, including coffee, tea, chocolate (sorry) and some nuts.
They actually contain a substance called methylxanthine, parent compound of caffeine. Be careful about vitamin e, in large amounts it can increase bleeding. In the uk they use evening primrose oil capsules, no bleeding risk known.

In brief: Breast tenderness

Agree with avoiding caffeine--in all its forms, including coffee, tea, chocolate (sorry) and some nuts.
They actually contain a substance called methylxanthine, parent compound of caffeine. Be careful about vitamin e, in large amounts it can increase bleeding. In the uk they use evening primrose oil capsules, no bleeding risk known.
Dr. Michelle Mccusker
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