Pre Menstrual Breast Tenderness

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In Chinese Medicine breast tenderness before your period relates to stagnation in your system, specifically in your Liver. This stagnation can originate from a number of lifestyle factors, however, I have found that a general key to reducing the tenderness in the premenstrual phase is by cutting out processed food; especially dairy, gluten and sugar. These foods are among the main culprits for causing what we call 'Damp' in TCM. Damp, as you would imagine, doesn't flow, its heavy and inert therefore, contributing hugely to stagnation, leading to tenderness in the breasts. Stress is also an important factor to bear in mind. Stress causes the flow of our energy to become stuck generally which is then exacerbated before our period and by a diet high in damp forming foods. So the key is to meditate, walk in the woods, calm your system regularly with exercise and eat a clean diet free from highly processed sugary foods.

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