mastodynia


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mastodynia

[‚mas·tə′din·ē·ə]
(medicine)
A type of cystic hyperplasia of the breast marked by an increase of connective tissue in the breast, without a proportionate increase in glandular epithelium.
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In the early studies, where the effect of VAC on mastodynia (Dickerson et at.
Breast fullness and mastodynia are symptoms of PMS that were also successfully treated by low-dose VAC preparations (Wuttke et al.
Clinical and laboratory studies have indicated that the dried chaste-berry extract might be effective in treating PMS symptoms, abnormal menstrual cycling, mastodynia, and hyperprolactinemia, which have all been linked to increased levels of prolactin (Berger et al.
premenstrual mastodynia (mastalgia) is beneficially influenced by an AC extract.
Key words: Chaste tree, prolactin, dopamine, premenstrual symptoms, mastodynia