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Doctor insights on: Breast Development In Teens With Hypothyroidism

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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Describe some breast development problems.?

Describe some breast development problems.?

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

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What should I do to help my breast development?

What should I do to help my breast development?

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

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Might going to a gym affect my breast development?

No: No, exercise should not affect breast development in any way. However, if a woman loses a significant amount of weight, her breasts made decrease in size and/or change in position ("sag"). Best wishes. ...Read more

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Has gymnastics affected my breast development?

Has gymnastics affected my breast development?

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 effect breast size. ...Read more

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Are there things i can do to quicken breast development?

Are there things i can do to quicken breast development?

You don't: I don't want to be a debby downer but it is not recommended to "speed up" breast development. There are no standard regimens for this at this time. ...Read more

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Help please! is breast development really based on genetics?

Help please! is breast development really based on genetics?

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

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Do you know which hormones suppress estrogen and breast development/growth?

Do you know which hormones suppress estrogen and breast development/growth?

Antiestrogens are u : Antiestrogens which have an effect on breast tissue to block hormone activity do not suppress development or growth of breast tissue. Male hormones that counteract female hormones would not prevent breast growth. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the reason behind the improper breast development, and hips not enlarging in girls?

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

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Breast Development (Definition)

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