mastalgia

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mastalgia

[ma′stal·jə]
(medicine)
Pain in the breast.
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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.
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.