Q&A: Is There A Cure For “Lumpy” Breasts?

woman in bra2Q: What causes “lumpy” breasts? Are there remedies to cure it? – Fatimah J. 

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A: The exact cause of fibrocystic, or “lumpy”, breasts is not known. It is believed that hormones made in the ovaries can make a woman’s breasts feel swollen, lumpy or painful before or during menstruation each month.

Up to half of women have this problem at some time during their life. It is most common between the ages of 20 and 45. It is rare in women after menopause, unless they are taking estrogen.