Home Remedies for Breast Cysts

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Women that are ages thirty to fifty-five seems to be at risk for breast cysts. Women who are also experiencing menopause symptoms are also prone to breast cysts and most breast cysts can be seen under an ultrasound. They can become painful and can cause some anxiety and worry.

A breast cyst is known as a liquid filled sac that forms around the breast area. Women can do a self-check for these liquid filled cysts and they can sometimes appear green, blue, black, and yellow in colour. They can be seen on the outside as well. They can come in all sizes, shapes and forms.

It is still not clear about what causes breast cysts, but some doctors say it may be linked to an imbalance in the hormones. Many women have increased anxiety and worry when they find a breast cyst, but doctors have found they are most commonly benign. It is still very important to have a doctor examine your breast cysts to rule out any conditions such as breast cancer.

Home remedies for breast cysts are always a great way to remove a breast cyst naturally. Vitamins are very important and may work to maintain hormones levels from going awry. Usually surgical treatment includes the drainage of the breast cysts, but this may be avoided with taking regular daily supplements. Ultrasound has advanced in technology over the years and they can detect the smallest of problems.

Vitamins such as vitamin E, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and primrose oil may all help the hormones stay in tact and calm. A healthy diet of fresh fruits, green leafy vegetables, and fibrous foods may help prevent breast cysts from forming and even reduce them in size. Evening primrose oil supplements can be bought in vitamin and various health food stores, as well as supermarkets. Primrose oil is full of gamma-linolenic acid, also called GLA fatty acids which can reduce the inflammation, decrease any breast pain, and assist in the general health within the breast.

Vitamin B6 has also been known as a great treatment to remove breast cysts naturally. Vitamin B6 can help to decrease the size of the breast cysts and prevent them from even forming. If you feel that you have discomfort and pain in the chest from breast cysts try taking a complex B vitamin for a few weeks.

If you are prone to breast cysts or if it runs in your family, you can also prevent them by reducing your caffeine intake by limiting the amount of chocolate, coffee, and tea you consume. Wearing tight bras and halter tops can also increase the pain of breast cysts, so check to see what you are wearing and if it might be causing the pain. 

If you have found some breast cysts talk to your doctor about them so they can advise you on the next step to take care of them. Never feel nervous about talking to your doctor, they are there for you and to help take care of your general health. They will most likely recommend you a home remedy of their own for prevention of, and reduction of breast cysts.

Article Last Modified Sunday, April 4, 2010
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