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Breast Development In Teens With Hypothyroidism
Breast development is the normal condition in which a girl develops breasts during puberty, for the future purpose of breastfeeding her children. Breasts development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). There is much normal variation, such as asymmetric breasts, large/small breasts, or ...Read more
Lack of normal: Breast development for most women begins a puberty when the nipples and areola begin to enlarge. Next the entire breast begins the thicken and the nipple begins to come to a bit of a point. Finally, as estrogen levels increase with the onset of the menstrual cycles, additional fatty tissue and mammary tissue develops giving the breast an adult appearance. ...Read more
It will without help: Breast size is likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy & possibly prior to your period. You can build up chest muscles w exercise & weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue. There are no pills, herbs or machines that will ^ breast size. Breast augmentation is surgical enlargement. A padded bra will ^ appearance of volume. A supportive, well fitting bra can also enhance appearance. ...Read more
Great question : I have asked myself that very question while watching the olympics and I believe it has never truly been studied other than observations that growth may be stunted in some extreme forms of training. In these instances, lower levels of body fat certainly limit the size of breasts as well as decrease the amount of circulating Estrogens which may also affect breast size. ...Read more
Yes: You have the potential to develop the pair you have the genes for. There are some environmental or dietary factors that can interfere, but you cannot develop more than you have the genes for. There are some transient hormonal influences that can augment the process some, but to gain more, you need surgery. ...Read more
Nothing: Nothing but wait for nature to take its course, unless you are 47 y/o as it says ...Read more
Could you tell me what is the reason behind the improper breast development, and hips not enlarging in girls?
Depends: This certainly depends on lots of factors, the age of the girl, the family history, the child's nutrition and athletic status. It sounds to me as if you are concerned about delayed development, but it is not clear. A detailed history and exam is in order with the child's pediatrician to see what course of action is best. ...Read more
I developed anorexia before puberty and have yet to see any breast development despite hitting all the other milestones of puberty.?
Missing info: You have not provided your age or what milestones you consider relevant. Without this no reasoned comment can be made. You are welcome to start over. ...Read more
I had breast development and periods both start at age 10 about 2 months before my birthday. I my puberty precocious(any sign early) or not?
I'm a teen in my puberty stage and I'm worried that my breast would be flat in the future. Will drinking more milk everyday help in breast development?
No: Your ultimate breast size is determined by your genetics. So drinking milk, although healthy for you, won't give you a bigger cup size... ...Read more
Yes, but: "Breast development occurs in distinct stages throughout a woman's life, first before birth, again at puberty, and during the childbearing years. Changes also occur to the breasts during the menstrual cycle and when a woman reaches menopause." from the following Hopkins site with further details http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/breast_health/normal_breast_development_and_changes_85,P00151/ ...Read more
Hormones: Important factors are hormonal, genetic and nutritional ...Read more
Hope for ? : Hope for larger breasts? Yes mammoplasty. Hope for her developing them later? Maybe. It matters if her small size is affecting her self-esteem or confidence. As women age & have babies, their breasts tend to grow. She should talk to her doctor if it bothers her that much. ...Read more
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Needs clarification: It is not clear if you barely started a breast development or its development halted at same stage for a long period. In either case, you may need thorough evaluation especially if you have not developed subsequent pubertal events, e.g., pubic hair, growth spurt, and menstruation. ...Read more
17 years old and I still have breast buds and getting breast development a lot more intense lately. What's wrong?
Probably nothing: Everyone goes through puberty at different ages and with different rates of physical change. Some begin as early as 11 or 12 some are delayed until later teen years. It's a great sign that your breasts are changing now, it means you are releasing estrogens and the body is changing as expected. If there isn't as much change or things don't seem right see a gynecologist they can check hormone levels ...Read more
I am 17 in 2 months and have not yet finished breast development. To help my development, what would be the effects of taking soy isoflavones?
I'm a 17-year-old girl and am very body conscious. Is there a natural way or tablet that can enhance breast development, as I am much less developed.
Can weight gainers which are rich in soy proteins help in breast development in a girl of age around 21?
Perhaps: It will not help with breast development. It might add fat to the breast tissue if you eat enough of it to gain weight. But then you gain weight in the genetic areas of your body that fat weight is stored. Some people abdomen, buttock, breast, all over. Obestiy is not a healthy reason to enlarge your breast tissue. ...Read more
Is breast development normal on my 10 year old daughter? How do I know when she is ready for something more than a sports bra?
What leads to male breast development? Is it too much estrogen or is it too much testosterone or an unbalance between the two?
Male Breast: 28M: Asks: about male breast development. ANS: Mechanisms of gynecomastia include a decrease in androgen production, an increase in estrogen, or increased availability of estrogen precursors for peripheral conversion to estrogen. Androgen receptor blockade and increased binding of androgen to sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) are other mechanisms. Please, google for more details. ...Read more