Vitamin E and evening primrose oil for management of cyclical mastalgia: a randomized pilot study.

@article{Pruthi2010VitaminEA,
  title={Vitamin E and evening primrose oil for management of cyclical mastalgia: a randomized pilot study.},
  author={Sandhya Pruthi and Dietlind Wahner-Roedler and Carolyn J. Torkelson and Stephen S. Cha and Lori S Thicke and Jennifer H Hazelton and Brent A. Bauer},
  journal={Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={59-67}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of vitamin E, evening primrose oil (EPO), and the combination of vitamin E and EPO for pain control in women with cyclical mastalgia. PROCEDURE A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial was conducted at two U.S. academic medical centers. Eighty-five women with premenstrual cyclical breast discomfort were enrolled. Participants were randomly assigned to one of four six-month oral treatments: vitamin E (1,200 IU per day), EPO (3,000 mg per day… CONTINUE READING

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