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How Healthy Are Your Breasts?

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Culprit #5: Your meds.

The birth control pill relieves pain in some women, but those who are sensitive to estrogen may find that it makes their breasts sore, says Dr. Minkin. Low-dose pills of 20 to 25 micrograms (like Alesse), which contain less estrogen, are least likely to cause tenderness. You should also steer clear of OTC headache remedies that contain caffeine. If you've got asthma, avoid the drug theophylline, which is chemically similar to caffeine and has some of the same side effects.

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movements2 wrote:

Very informative. im loving it

10/30/2013 11:05:25 AM Report Abuse
pamelahoward9 wrote:

What about post-menopausal breast pain?

10/5/2011 02:10:51 PM Report Abuse
tabkitune wrote:

fantastic and very educative. i like it

10/4/2011 12:38:30 AM Report Abuse
sharon cusick wrote:

Fantastic!! Very informative. Answers every question a women would have. I know I am not alone.

10/3/2011 02:08:37 PM Report Abuse

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