PCOS Linked to Fibrocystic Breast Disease

The team of Dr. Nancy Dunne and Bill Slater cover a new study that further links women with PCOS to Fibrocystic breast disease in their February 18th newsletter, PCOS Review. Learn yet another good reason to include omega 3 fatty acids in your diet. – Catherine, Editor PCOS Support Blog.

Did you know that women with PCOS are more  than three times as likely to develop fibrocystic  breast disease, according to a new study?

Fibrocystic breast disease is a condition where both breasts become tender or painful, and lumpy. The roundish lumps can be soft or firm, move freely within the breast tissue and are tender to the touch.

Fibrocystic breast disease has been linked to  excess estrogen and prolactin. Women with  PCOS also often tend to have elevated estrogen and prolactin.

Standard treatment is pain relievers or possibly birth control pills. But there’s more that you can  do.

1) Consume more omega-3 fats, which are found mainly in fish or fish oil. A new medical study  from Oregon Health and Science University has  shown that women who consume the most  omega-3 fats were 67% less likely to have  fibrocystic br.easts and 49% less likely to have  breast cancer.

Read the full article here:
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