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How can you tell if you have fatty acid imbalance relative to breast pain?

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Fatty acids are found in vegetable and animals oils. If there’s an imbalance of them in your cells, your breasts can be more sensitive to hormones.

To reduce your symptoms, try cutting down the fat in your diet. Your doctor might also recommend a diet high in complex carbs.

Some doctors think taking evening primrose oil helps correct fatty acid imbalances, too.

From: Why Do My Breasts Hurt? WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on February 15, 2017

Medically Reviewed on 02/15/2017

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Breast Pain,” “Mastitis: Symptoms,” “Breast Pain: Symptoms and Causes,” “Fibrocystic Breasts: Symptoms and Causes.”

National Breast Cancer Foundation: “Breast Pain.”

Harvard Medical School Health Publications: “Breast Pain: Not Just a Premenopausal Complaint.”

Indiana University Health Center: “Breast Problems.”

American Cancer Society: “Fibrosis and Simple Cysts in the Breast.”

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on February 15, 2017

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Breast Pain,” “Mastitis: Symptoms,” “Breast Pain: Symptoms and Causes,” “Fibrocystic Breasts: Symptoms and Causes.”

National Breast Cancer Foundation: “Breast Pain.”

Harvard Medical School Health Publications: “Breast Pain: Not Just a Premenopausal Complaint.”

Indiana University Health Center: “Breast Problems.”

American Cancer Society: “Fibrosis and Simple Cysts in the Breast.”

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on February 15, 2017

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