Symptoms Of Fibrocystic Breasts And 6 Tips That May Help Improve The Condition
December 11, 2017
Having fibrocystic breasts may sound scary. Actually, it’s not, because these are benign (non-cancerous) formations in the breasts that almost half of all women develop at some point in their lives.
When it comes to this condition’s connection to breast cancer, fibrocystic breasts don’t raise your risk of developing the disease. The problem with fibrocystic breasts is that they can make cancer more difficult to detect.
What are fibrocystic breasts?
First, let’s examine the name of the condition. Fibrosis means an overgrowth of fibrous tissue that feels firm when you touch it. Cysts are sacs filled with fluid that feel soft to the touch.