cyclical mastalgia


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cyclical mastalgia

Breast pain that occurs during each menstrual cycle.
See also: mastalgia
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There is no concensus on the efficacy of these recommendations, although a decrease in body fat may decrease circulating oestrogens and therefore reduce cyclical mastalgia.
It contains gamma linolenic acid, which has been found to be low in some women with cyclical mastalgia.
This kind of pain is called cyclical mastalgia and usually responds well to oil of evening primrose, though you do have to get it on prescription because you require a much higher dose than usual.
The primary objective is to investigate the safety and efficacy of TAMOGEL(TM) in two different doses compared with placebo on the intensity of cyclical mastalgia.
Cyclical mastalgia is breast pain with a definite association with the menstrual cycle, while non-cyclical mastalgia is unrelated to the monthly cycle.
Evening primrose oil (a mixture of linoleic and linolenic acid) has been shown to be effective in patients with cyclical mastalgia.