Diet and Nutrition: (references)
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Reduce all fats to less than 20% of the diet, especially saturated fats (animal products)
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Eat more high fiber foods (reduces estrogen level by decreasing bowel transit time)
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Vegan diet is recommended
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Eat more soy protein products, such as tofu and tempeh
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Avoid dairy products
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Avoid chocolate, coffee, colas, and black tea (all forms of caffeine/methyl xanthine)
Vitamins and Minerals: (references)
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Beta Carotene: 50 – 300,000 I.U.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Vitamin C: 2 – 5 gm.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Vitamin E: 800 I.U.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Vitamin B-Complex: 5 – 10 times the normal daily dose
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Vitamin B6: 200 mg.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Iodine (SSKI): 6 – 8 drops (cut back after 2 weeks to 2 – 4 drops)
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Omega 3 Fatty Acids: 1 -5 gm. TID
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Omega 6 Fatty Acids : 500 mg. TID
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Acidophilus and Bifidus: 1 capsule between meals
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Ovary, Pituitary, Adrenal and Liver Glandulars: 1 tablet TID
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ *Lipotropic factors
Individual botanicals to be considered for this condtion:
Arctium lappa (Burdock)
Berberis vulgaris (Barberry, Oregon grape)
Centella asiatica (Gota kola)
Dioscorea villosa (Wild yam)
Medicago sativa (Alfalfa)
Phytolacca decandra (Poke, Pokeweed)
Scutellaria laterifolia (Skullcap)
Vitex agnus castus (Chaste tree, MonkÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s pepper)
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Nodules in the breasts:
aster, bell-p, bry, bufo, calc-p, calen, CARB-AN, carb-v, cham, chim, chin, clem, coloc, CON, crot-t, cund, dulc, foll, graph, iod, kali-m, kreos, lac-c, lyc, mang, nit-ac, phos, PHYT, puls, ruta, SIL, sulph, thuj, tub
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ *No smoking
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ *Some form of daily exercise (walking, cycling, yoga, etc.)
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Thyroid panel