from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by increased fibrosis and cystic spaces, especially in glandular tissue: fibrocystic disease of the breast.
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- adj. Having increased fibrosis together with increased cystic spaces
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Fibroid and cystic: applied to fibroid tumors containing cysts.
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Breast thermography measures differences in infrared heat emission from normal breast tissue and benign breast abnormalities (such as fibrocystic disease, cysts, infections and benign tumors) thus differentiating them from breast cancers.
Chances are good that any changes you notice, such as fibrocystic breast changes, are harmless, but it's still essential to have anything new or unusual checked out.
Women need more iodine than men because breasts use a lot of iodine, and scientists now believe that's why women who don't get enough of this nutrient often have lumpy chest tissue fibrocystic breasts and experience extra breast pain during menstruation.
The fibrocystic breast tissue I've had all my life, was the culprit.
Fibromyalgia and fibrocystic breast disease patients have also formed groups to study and report on this supplement.
Thermography can detect subtle physiologic changes that accompany breast disease, whether it is fibrocystic disease, infection, vascular disease, or cancer.
Just don't go back to the aluminum stuff its been linked to breast cancer and fibrocystic breast disease.
I have breast cysts or lumps or fibrocystic breasts.
Joanne was a thirty-six-year-old professional woman who came to see me after struggling for years with severe depression, fatigue, weight gain, severe PMS, and fibrocystic breast disease.
I was 44, pre-menopausal, and had fibrocystic breast disease.