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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Some prescription drugs can cause breast tenderness. This is because of fluid retention. You need to cut down on salt intake.

Here are some of the drugs that can cause breast pain/tenderness/enlargement:

Birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
Corticosteroids, such as prednisone
Hormone therapy, such as HRT
Tricyclic antidepressants like amitriptyline

The pain/tenderness/enlargement/weight gain is because the blood vessels have swollen with excess sodium and water. - Reducing salt/sodium intake will reduce or remedy this problem. - See:



Sodium in foods and

Associated health conditions

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