Supplements worth trying for breast pain and tenderness
Evening primrose oil may benefit breast tenderness. If you are perimenopausal and suffering cyclical breast pain, you may have low levels of gamolenic acid (GLA) – fatty acids which affect how our body responds to its own hormones causing greater breast sensitivity. Evening primrose oil contains GLA, however there may not be enough GLA in supplements bought from chemists to work effectively.
Omega-3 fish oil, walnut oil, linseed oil and sesame oil, could help with breast pain.
Multivitamin-mineral supplements, vitamins B and E supplements in particular can help ease your breast inflammation and pain.
Agnus castus applied to your skin may be cooling, soothing and help alleviate the pain.
Chasteberry, reduces the production of prolactin, a hormone that may cause excessive breast pain and swelling.