A 21-year-old male asked:
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why do stretch marks happen during muscle growth? can the intake of any nutrient prevent them?(stretch marks on shoulders).

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Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Skin tension: You have grown the muscles at a rate that the skin could not keep up with thus becomes lets say over stretched and damaged. There is no nutrient to protect from this but expanding at a slower rate could reduce the risk of development
Answered on Oct 21, 2016

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