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Doctor insights on: How To Keep Breasts Firm While Losing Weight

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Do breasts firm up after losing weight?

Do breasts firm up after losing weight?

Not exactly: There is shrinkage of the fat cells in the breasts themselves, and there can be shrinkage of other fat cells deep to the breast tissue. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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After giving birth and losing weight my breasts have become saggy and small. How to make them big and firm?

After giving birth and losing weight my breasts have become saggy and small. How to make them big and firm?

Breast size is: Likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy, breast feeding ; 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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Is it possible for you to lift sagging older breasts with exercise and losing weight?

Is it possible for you to lift sagging older breasts with exercise and losing weight?

No these will not: Prevent or eliminate sagging. However, building up pectoralis muscles can cause breast tissue to sit differently on the chest (often more attractive). ...Read more

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Wanting breasts back to normal after losing weight. What can I do to get them bigger, to what they were before?

Wanting breasts back to normal after losing weight. What can I do to get them bigger, to what they were before?

Weight or implants: Gain weight back or have implants. If choosing implants be realistic about your weight. Most people put back the weight they loose plus a little which would make you too large. ...Read more

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Hello. I noticed that I have been losing weight in my breasts. I haven't worked out since last year. What could this mean?

Hello. I noticed that I have been losing weight in my breasts. I haven't worked out since last year. What could this mean?

Breast size: If your dieatary habits have changed over the last year it can lead to decrease breast size or in this case fatty tissue. But always have a breast exam with your obgyn to rule out other pathologies. ...Read more

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How can I keep my breast the same size while losing weight?

How can I keep my breast the same size while losing weight?

You cant: When you lose weight you do not have control over what parts of your body lose over others. A healthy and diet exercise program will cause weight loss throughout your body. If your breasts shrink too much, talk to a plastic surgeon about your options for breast enhancement. ...Read more

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My breasts are itchy, I am losing weight. What can it be?

My breasts are itchy, I am losing weight. What can it be?

Itchy: Itchy is usually skin related: dry skin or eczema type. Weight loss is a different problem you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Am breast feeding and losing weight?

Am breast feeding and losing weight?

BF Weight loss: It takes a lot if calories to support breast feeding, at least 300-500kcal extra per day. If you are underweight for you height, perhaps even more calories are necessary. Work with your gyn or lactation consultant to determine adequate calories per day needed. May need to check thyroid and blood sugar to rule out metabolic cause of weight loss. ...Read more

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Will losing weight improve a persons breast shape?

Will losing weight improve a persons breast shape?

Breast size: You might have a decrease in breast size and that might help you achieve your goals, if that its what you are looking for. ...Read more

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Does losing weight help eliminate calcifications in breast?

No: These usually are genetically related rather than related to fat. ...Read more

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Does breast feeding helps in losing weight ?

Does breast feeding helps in losing weight ?

Depends: If you look at the specifics, creating breast milk for baby requires metabolic work on your part ( that is quite passive).Over 1yr your breasts will use your body energy to create roughly 500-1000 cal/day for baby. If you only consume the diet you need for your pre-pregnancy weight, you could drop 1-2 pounds a week due to breastfeeding alone.If you eat more you loose less. ...Read more

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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

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I am a 21 year old female with 40h sized breast will my breast go down with losing weight?

I am a 21 year old female with 40h sized breast will my breast go down with losing weight?

Decrease breast size: Yes, a certain amount of your fat loss will be from breast tissue - but can't predict % loss from breasts. ...Read more

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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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Is there a way to lose my belly fat without losing weight and also get larger breasts?

Is there a way to lose my belly fat without losing weight and also get larger breasts?

No selective loss: There is not a non-surgical approach to preferentially remove or gain fat from one part of the body. ...Read more

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Losing weight for women. im gonna be starting this diet pill. my friend lost 40 pounds in 3 months. im wondering as a women will i lose my breast and ?

Goal?: Not sure if you want to lose weight in your breasts or not from your question. However, I would find out what exactly is in this diet pill that you are thinking of taking. Most pills of this sort do not work in the long run and while you may lose weight quickly like your friend, you are likely to gain it back and more. Don't start the yo-yo dieting cycle at 18. Talk to your doc. ...Read more

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Soon I be breast feeding , what tea's are best for breast feeding and losing weight ?

Soon I be breast feeding , what tea's are best for breast feeding and losing weight ?

Tea isn't "needed": "Dieting" is not needed, as long as the breastfeeding woman eats only as many calories as needed to maintain her normal (pre-pregnant) weight. For example, if she was 120 pounds before pregnancy and is now 145 pounds, she should eat just enough for a 120 lb woman. Her 25 lb excess will be gradually used up in the production of breastmilk (25 ounces of breastmilk contains about 500 calories). ...Read more