fibrocystic breast disease

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fi·bro·cys·tic breast dis·ease

(fī'brō-sis'tik brest di-zēz')
Common benign female breast disorder of unknown etiology. It can be manifest by multiple dense breast masses and multiple tiny lumps. Masses enlarge and shrink with menstrual cycle.
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Symbollon already has completed Phase I and II clinical trials evaluating IoGen as a potential treatment for moderate to severe cyclic pain and tenderness (clinical mastalgia) associated with fibrocystic breast disease (FBD).
June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A clinical trial for a much needed treatment option for pain associated with fibrocystic breast disease, is in progress nationwide.
We continue to believe IoGen is the right answer for the millions of women suffering from fibrocystic breast disease.
Altough the changes in breast tissue that a woman experiences when she has fibrocystic breast disease are benign, this occurrence most commonly marks the beginning of a deep lymphatic deficit and excessive storage of PIPs that are xenoestrogens.
Abraham became interested in this subject when he realized that mainland Japanese women have much less hypothyroidism, fibrocystic breast disease, and breast cancer than American women.
In humans, supplementation with inorganic iodides or iodine caseinate has been found effective under controlled conditions in treating the symptoms of fibrocystic breast disease, with remissions in roughly 90% of patients.
In addition to breast cancer, these endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are linked to benign breast masses such as fibrocystic breast disease and fibroadenomas.
A big focus of discussion was on women's health issues such as advanced therapies in dysmenorrhea, vulvodynia, cervical dysplasia, endometriosis, fibrocystic breast disease, dysfunctional uterine bleeding and amenorrhea.
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It regulates your thyroid, protects your breasts from fibrocystic breast disease, and supports your adrenal glands (which handle stress).
Fibrocystic breast disease does not increase the risk of developing breast cancer.