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Discussion in 'Pain and Inflammation' started by Fuzzyhead, Jan 7, 2016.

  1. Fuzzyhead

    Fuzzyhead Senior Member

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    Does anyone else get random stabbing pains in your boob and they feel sore and tender if anything bumps or touches them?
     
  2. mango

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    yes :(
     
  3. Invisible Woman

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    Yeah. Worth getting it checked out. You may have breast cysts (or something else) and they can be really sore. Do they get worse depending on where you are in you cycle? Cysts tend to be more painful in the days approaching your period. If they are cysts then with a bit of luck they can be aspirated.

    Tips:
    - wear a high support level sports bra to bed - not very fetching but it helps stop the tissue moving 'round so much.
    - omega / fish oils are of benefit (apparently helps reduce hormone fluctuations in the breast tissue itself.
    - always wear a well fitting bra
    - an ibuprofen gel applied directly to the painful area is more effective than taking it orally
     
  4. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl But I Look So Good.

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    I have fibrocystic breasts. (I think that's what it's called, can't think). It's very common. They feel lumpy and are tender especially near my armpits.

    If you have a breast exam they should be able to tell you.
     
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  5. Fuzzyhead

    Fuzzyhead Senior Member

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    I have had a good feel and can't feel anything.
     
  6. mango

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    It's more like nerve pain for me (I've had very similar kind of pain in my jaw/teeth from time to time, it keeps moving around). Not lumpy, and doesn't seem to depend on the cycle at all. It gets worse if that part of the body gets cold for some reason, and/or during PEM.
     
  7. Fuzzyhead

    Fuzzyhead Senior Member

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    It could be nerve pain because i have been getting an odd tingling in my left temple too.
     
  8. loakley001

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    I get that. In one nipple. It drives me crazy. Absolutely crazy.
     
  9. Wayne

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    I've been doing a fair amount of research recently on iodine, and started supplementing with it with good results (a bit better energy and stamina). In my research, I keep running into references to the adequate levels necessary for breast, ovary and prostate health. Below is a short snippet from this very good article,

    Iodine – Suppressed knowledge that can change your life

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    "Women’s breasts are major sites for iodine storage. Maintaining adequate iodine levels are necessary to ensure an adequately functioning thyroid gland and normal breast architecture, as well as maintaining normal structure in all glands throughout the body."

    The following illnesses are related to iodine deficiency:
      • breast cancer
      • thyroid cancer
      • ovarian cancer
      • uterus cancer
      • prostate cancer
      • autoimmune thyroid illnesses
      • hypothyroidism
      • fibrocystic breast disease
      • ADHD
      • chronic fatigue
      • fibromyalgia
    What’s more, iodine has been used to treat the following conditions:​
      • ADHD/ADD
      • atherosclerosis
      • breast diseases
      • breast pain
      • Dupuytren’s conctracture
      • excess mucous production
      • fibrocystic breasts
      • goiter
      • hemorrhoids
      • headaches and migraine headaches
      • fibromyalgia
      • chronic fatigue
      • hypertension
      • infections
      • keloids
      • liver diseases
      • nephrotic syndrome
      • ovarian disease
      • parotid duct stones
      • Peyronie’s disease
      • prostate disorders
      • sebaceous cysts
      • thyroid disorders
      • vaginal infections
      • syphilis
      • uterine fibroids
      • heavy metal poisoning (mercury, lead, arsenic)
      • scarlet fever
      • bronchitis and pneumonia
      • obesity
      • depression
      • eczema
      • malaria
      • genito-urinary diseases
      • rheumatism
      • tonsillitis
      • cough
      • stomach pains
      • brain fog
      • allergies
      • menstrual irregularities
      • gum infection
      • psoriasis
      • heart arrhythmia
      • high cholesterol
      • constipation
      • hair thinning
      • type 2 diabetes
      • eye problems
      • GERD
      • multiple sclerosis
      • gastroparesis
      • small intestine bacterial overgrowth
      • Etc, etc!!!
     
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  10. Wayne

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    Another interesting snippet:

    It takes 20 to 40 times the amount of Iodine needed to control
    breast cancer and fibrocystic disease than it does to prevent goiter.
     
  11. Kina

    Kina Admin Support Staff

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    Just looking at the article and following the links to other articles, this appears to be unsupported quackery:

    http://healthwyze.org/reports/54-iodine-supplementation.html

    I can't find any research that even comes close to supporting the statements posted above. It's very dangerous and wrong.
     
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  12. Wayne

    Wayne Senior Member

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    My post was NOT about the statements you highlighted. My post was about how important iodine is for breast health, and how inadequate levels may result in a variety of health problems. I do not see how your post and your quoted statements are pertinent to either my post or this thread.​
     
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    Stabbing pain if I drink too much coffee/caffine. It exacerbates tenderness and Stabbing pains. Likely from inflammation..
     
  14. Kina

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    @Wayne How important is iodine for breast health and for the 100's of other health conditions mentioned? How about some real research on humans that supports this. What you copied and pasted has very little support as far as I can tell -- where is the research to support this kind of thing? A hallmark of quackery is when a supplement is stated to cure or treat every disease known to man/woman. Does lack of iodine cause stabbing breast pain -- links please.

    Supplementing with iodine can be dangerous in some cases. That is pertinent.
     
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  15. Crux

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    The title of this thread is attractive, but the pain isn't.

    I've had fibrocystic breasts, and nerve pain with hypersensitivity and insatiable itchiness.

    Taking B12, and treating the overgrowth of lactic acid bacteria has helped the nerves in the breast area. ( anecdotal)

    Taking a moderate amount of iodine has made the fibrocysts small and soft. ( I only take 2.5 mg.)

    There is some science behind it...

    http://iodineresearch.com/breastpg3.html

    https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/35.html

    http://altmedrev.com/publications/13/2/116.pdf
     
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    Not sure if this helps, but I was diagnosed with costochondritis, which is inflammation of the connective tissue around the ribs (i think!) but I now believe this to be a misdiagnosis. My breast area hurts SO munch I sometimes can't put a bra on at all. Yearly mammograms and ultrasounds show nothing. But recently I was at the gyro's office and he was doing a manual exam and I made him touch the EXACT parts that were hurting - it's my pectoral muscles!

    The way to find out if this is your issue too is to move your boob out of the way and press underneath. Ouch! i nearly jump off the chair even when I do it to myself!
     

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