The skin over the breast may be warm and feel thick, with an orange peel appearance.
Many women tell me their breasts are so achy and swollen that sometimes they are too painful to fit them into their bra.
You may experience them just occasionally, be bothered for a few days each month before your period, or you may feel tortured by aching breasts for weeks at a time.
We know that great digestion and elimination are key factors in getting your hormones in balance.
I know this may be obvious, but if you’re a smoker, it’s important to quit.
Ok, let’s get the scary stuff outta’ the way right up front so you can pay attention to the rest of this article without worry. Rest easy, ladies: Good news first: Cyclic, generalized breast pain is basically never due to breast cancer. Localized, non-cyclic breast pain is also rarely due to cancer. Though this is rare, especially when not associated with an abnormal breast exam, it can happen, so don’t skip this section.