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Doctor insights on: Can Losing Weight Decrease Breast Size

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Could you maintain your breast size when losing weight?

Could you maintain your breast size when losing weight?

Depends: For most women, the breast size changes proportionately with their weight. 20 lbs loss usually equals about 1 bra size. But some women, often those with naturally large breasts, don't follow this pattern. It's hard to predict. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

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Can a woman reduce her breast size by exercising and losing weight, since breasts are just fat?

Can a woman reduce her breast size by exercising and losing weight, since breasts are just fat?

Yes: Quick answer....Yes. As your body fat % goes down with weight loss, so will your breast size. This does vary from woman to woman though. ...Read more

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Does breast size decrease when you lose weight?

Usually, yes: However the % the comes from breast vs other parts of your body can't be accurately predicted. ...Read more

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Will my breast size decrease as I lose weight? (Female, 22, 198 pounds and breast have enlarged some as weight has been gained, not liking it so...?)

Will my breast size decrease as I lose weight? (Female, 22, 198 pounds and breast have enlarged some as weight has been gained, not liking it  so...?)

Breast tissue is fat: Breast tissue is made up of connective tissue, ducts, glands, tiny muscles, lymph, and predominantly fat. When we lose weight, we lose it from everywhere on the body (there is no thing as "spot reduction"). So yes, your breast size will decrease as you lose weight. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to lose weight, and maintain your breast size?

Not really: You can not selectively maintain weight in one areas while losing weight. You can also not selectively lose weight in one area. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight without reducing your breast size?

Is it possible to lose  weight without reducing your breast size?

Breast size: Breast size is affected by weight loss, and many other factors including hormones and pregnanacy. ...Read more

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I want to lose my weight.And specialy want to lose my breast size?

I want to lose my weight.And specialy want to lose my breast size?

Great start: Your own determination will get the words on paper but most of us need a village to help with a longer plan when we need to change our lifestyle. Find a physician-i recommend a woman D.O./ family practice, who is willing to check on you throughout your weight loss. Your breast size can be discussed as a separate treatment if it does not respond with dropping weight. ...Read more

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