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Is there anything that can be done to prevent cyst in your breast?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Maybe some OCP's
Breast cysts form in response to the hormonal changes during monthly menstrual cycles.
The cysts are the cumulative result of years of cycles, so symptoms increase over the years and resolve after menopause. Some oral contraceptive pills may help by altering the hormonal balance. The other "causes" listed on the internet (animal fat, sugar, caffeine, carbohydrates, emotions, etc...) are unproven.

In brief: Maybe some OCP's
Breast cysts form in response to the hormonal changes during monthly menstrual cycles.
The cysts are the cumulative result of years of cycles, so symptoms increase over the years and resolve after menopause. Some oral contraceptive pills may help by altering the hormonal balance. The other "causes" listed on the internet (animal fat, sugar, caffeine, carbohydrates, emotions, etc...) are unproven.
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