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Are there steps I can take to prevent getting fibrocystic breast disease?
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No
You can not control the amount of fibrocystic breast tissue that you develop.
You can control, to a great extent, the symptoms you have from that tissue. It is well known that caffeine will cause the fibrocystic tissue to retain fluid, which will increase breast pain and tenderness in many women. It is also well known that vitamin E will minimize that breast tenderness for the majority of women.

In brief: No
You can not control the amount of fibrocystic breast tissue that you develop.
You can control, to a great extent, the symptoms you have from that tissue. It is well known that caffeine will cause the fibrocystic tissue to retain fluid, which will increase breast pain and tenderness in many women. It is also well known that vitamin E will minimize that breast tenderness for the majority of women.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Fibrocystic breasts
Avoid or minimize cheese, coffee, chocolates, and drinks with high caffeine.
An extra vitamin E daily would help.

In brief: Fibrocystic breasts
Avoid or minimize cheese, coffee, chocolates, and drinks with high caffeine.
An extra vitamin E daily would help.
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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