Treatment and prevention of proliferative breast diseases
Keywords:benign breast hyperplasia, estrogens, prolactin, breast cancer, Epigalin Brest®
Benign breast hyperplasia is a diseases of civilization associated in women with hormonal disorders, estrogen dominance syndrome. Risk of developing breast cancer for women with proliferative forms of benign breast disease increased tenfold. Absolutely all patients seek medical attention, regardless of pathology, must undergo breast examination and obtain recommendations for the prevention and the multiplicity of diagnostic tests.
An important role in the pathogenesis of benign breast hyperplasia plays an increase prolactin levels. Hyperprolactinemia is a frequent cause of menstrual and generative dysfunctions, as well as benign breast hyperplasia, which negatively affects the quality of women life. Quite often there is not a permanent but temporary (latent or hidden) increase prolactin secretion. Occasional bursts of prolactin levels, combined with hyperestrogenemia cause bloating, breast tenderness (mastalgia). Hyperprolactinemia induced menstrual dysfunction causes abnormal steroidogenesis in the ovaries, which also exacerbates the morphological and functional abnormalities in the mammary glands, promotes dishormonal breast diseases and increases the risk of breast cancer.
Due to the increase of cancer incidence in all countries is increased emphasis on early tumors diagnosis and prevention. Special nutrition and various diets are considered as one of the variants of the anti-tumor protection.
Numerous studies in recent years devoted phytonutrients – substances of plant origin.
Phytopreparation that can be used in these disorders is Epigalin Brest® that contained indole-3-carbinol, epigallocatechin-3-gallate and Vitex agnus castus extract. Indole-3-carbinol and epigallocatechin-3-gallate are biologically active substances with a well-deserved popularity among clinicians in Europe and the United States. Herbal drug Epigalin Brest® regulates the metabolism of estrogen by blocking the synthesis of its “aggressive” forms, reduces the level of prolactin, inhibits the abnormal proliferation in hormone-dependent organs (mammary gland) and tissues of the reproductive system. Also Epigalin Brest® has antiproliferative effects.
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