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Will gaining back weight help my sagging breasts?

Will gaining back weight help my sagging breasts?

Depends: Many women who lose large amounts of weight will complain there breasts now sag. Looking back they probably sagged at the heavy weight but were fuller. Large, un-augmented breasts usually to sag. Gaining back the weight may add fullness but is not likely to lift the breasts. ...Read more

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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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Would exercise and weight loss reduce and lift my breasts?

Would exercise and weight loss reduce and lift my breasts?

Reduce yes, lift no: 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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How to stop sagging breasts with 15 lb weight loss?

How to stop sagging breasts with 15 lb weight loss?

Breast lift: Drooping or sagging breasts may be treated by adding volume with the use of an implant, excising loose skin with a breast lift, or a combination of a lift and implant. This depends on the amount of loose skin and size desired. ...Read more

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If i lose weight will my Breasts sag?

If i lose weight will my Breasts sag?

Cooper's : The ligament the holds up the breast is called Cooper's ligament and in older women tend to "droop" over a lifetime of "holding up" the "goods" If you are obese and lose the fat in the breast along with your weight, you might, at age 16, have some changes in the remaining breast tissue However, significant "sagging" would be unusual. ...Read more

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Does weight gain cause boobs to sag?

With significant: Weight gain they may become more pendulous. ...Read more

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Can a saggy body after weight loss tone with weight training exercises?Age 22 female. Also have strech marks.

Can a saggy body after weight loss tone with weight training exercises?Age 22 female. Also have strech marks.

Self-Image: I commend you for your commitment for weight loss and Training Exercises. Do not depreciate yourself by saying “saggy body”; Say, “All systems of your body are functioning well” Focus on your Inner Beauty of your qualities and achievements. Do Yoga; Feel the Wonder of muscles in action and beautiful Postures With continuous toning exercises, stretch marks will decrease. ...Read more

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I have belly fat and fatty pectorals, can I lose this belly fat and man boobs by running, swimming, and weight lifting, ?

I have belly fat and fatty pectorals, can I lose this belly fat and man boobs by running, swimming, and weight lifting, ?

Yes: A primary care doctor can help make sure nothing unusual is going on. Avoid carbs (sugar and simple starches) because they increase the belly fat. Losing weight means eating fewer calories than one's body needs to burn each day. Also, marijuana use and excess alcohol drinking have been reported to lead to man-boobs. ...Read more

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Can weight gain and weight loss be uniformly mirrored?

Can weight gain and weight loss be uniformly mirrored?

I'm sorry but: I haven't got a clue what this question means. Consider clarifying the question and re-asking. Take care. ...Read more

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How to lose belly fat and thigh fat and weight overall?

How to lose belly fat and thigh fat and weight overall?

Diet and exercise: Truly count calories, everything you put in your mouth, and cut that back to healthy normal amounts. Some advocate cutting out white bread and limiting carbs, and remember that alcohol has calories. Healthy amounts of exercise. You cannot otherwise target belly fat (without surgery). ...Read more

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When loosing weight through excercise my face becomes noticeably gaunt, and i look unwell.How do the celebs achieve weight loss and no gauntness?

When loosing weight through excercise my face becomes noticeably gaunt, and  i look unwell.How do the celebs achieve weight loss and no gauntness?

Listen to your body: Make sure you are promoting a healthy approach for mind, body, and spirit. Healthy organic vegetables, and fruit, pasture raised meats and eggs, wild caught fish, slow grains like quinoa, 6 equal meals to keep blood sugar stable, frequent small mounts of exercise that improve blood flow to the face like pretend jump roping, skillful stress management promote total health. ...Read more

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Can i gain weight after extreme weight loss?

Can i gain weight after extreme weight loss?

Weight gain: Weight gain is always a product of calories in versus calories out. Meaning, if you have increased your exercise, and burn more calories, and decreased your food intake, or take in less calories, you loose weight. Thus, if you start eating more, or start exercising less, you will gain weight back. This happens in pro athletes after an injury, they gain weight rapidly-they burn less calories. ...Read more

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Will thermage or skin tightening lasers tone saggy skin on thighs post weight loss.Age 23 female.will gaining weight help?

Will thermage or skin tightening lasers tone saggy skin on thighs post weight loss.Age 23 female.will gaining weight help?

It can: There are several skin tightening treatments that could help including thermage. See a couple of docs to ask. Gaining weight will help to fill in the skin but of course it will make you heavy again! ...Read more

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How to tighten lose belly skin after weight loss?

How to tighten lose belly skin after weight loss?

Loose belly skin: Abdominoplasty or "tummy tuck" is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to make the abdomen more firm. The surgery involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen in order to tighten the muscle and fascia of the abdominal wall. This type of surgery is usually sought by patients with loose tissues after pregnancy or individuals with sagging after major weight loss. ...Read more

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Can losing weight cause loose skin?

Can losing weight cause loose skin?

Loose skin: Losing a large amount of weight faster than the skin can accommodate will definitely lead to loose skin. Weight loss of 10-30 pounds shouldn't cause that. ...Read more

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How to lose man boobs and belly fat?

How to lose man boobs and belly fat?

Man Boobs, belly fat: 'man boobs' or gynecomastia can be due to excessive weight, hormonal imbalance caused by medicines, heavy alcohol consumption, or rarely an endocrine tumor or a breast tumor.Your primary care doctor can manage your care or refer you to an endocrinologist and if other issues are ruled out then a plastic surgeon can treat you by liposuction or surgical excision. Losing weight can help with belly fat. ...Read more

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I'm trying to lose weight and also gain muscle. What is best for muscle gains and weight loss?

I'm trying to lose weight and also gain muscle. What is best for muscle gains and weight loss?

Weight loss: Exercise and diet is the best way to both gain muscle and loose weight. If you attack this properly you will be much improved over time. It will take some time but you will jump for joy when your friends tell you how much you have changed. Go for it! ...Read more

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Got saggy skin post weight loss. Will gaining the weight back reverse the saggy skin? I m 22 year old girl.

Dont bet on it: the distribution of weight on and off is genetic, not able to be altered w/out surgery and NOT the same going on and coming off. ...Read more

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Will my skin sag after loosing weight?

Will my skin sag after loosing weight?

Maybe: It depends on the amount of weight you lose, how healthy you are, how badly it was stretched to begin with... ...Read more

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Have you heard of breast assured? Friends breasts were enlarged by this! is it possible? I can't afford surgery.Weight loss gave me small saggy breasts

Have you heard of breast assured? Friends breasts were enlarged by this! is it possible? I can't afford surgery.Weight loss gave me small saggy breasts

Possible, but:: If it contains plant estrogens, it may have serious side effects. There is no requirement to test natural products for safety, so they only come to our attention when they injure a lot of people (like people who died after taking ephedra.). ...Read more

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My boobs have shrunken due to weight loss, can I ever get them back?

My boobs have shrunken due to weight loss, can I ever get them back?

No: I'm very pleased you managed to lose weight and hope this is part of an overall fitness-focused lifestyle. Some of the fat was lost from the breast, but this will actually enhance your attractiveness to most men. Congratulations -- keep up the good work. ...Read more

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How little will my boobs and face get during weight loss?

How little will my boobs and face get during weight loss?

Can't say: Face will often show loss of subcutaneous fat early. Regarding loss to specific areas of the body - it just is not predictable. ...Read more

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Can man boobs always go away through diet or is there a danger of the skin remaining after weight loss?

Yes, and yes.: If you simply have excess breast tissue from being overweight, then yes, your breast tissue will shrink as you lose pounds. You will have some skin contraction but how much skin you have remaining is a factor of how much breast enlargement you have and for how long. It is not uncommon for men to have this excess skin removed after massive weight loss, especially after gastric bypass, etc. ...Read more

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After massive weight loss I have extra skin on the side of my chest.In the pec area. What are my surgical options?

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Direct removal: After someone loses a massive amount of weight, the skin retracts to a limited degree. Often, you are left with hanging, excess skin. People had tried to tighten skin using lasers and ultrasound, but those technologies have not proven to be reliable and provide very limited benefit. Removal of excess lateral chest skin can often be done in conjunction with an arm lift or breast reduction. ...Read more

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Can significant weight loss decrease breast density?

Can significant weight loss decrease breast density?

No. Increases it.: Breast tissue's made of both fibrocystic tissue (the dense parts of the ducts) as well fat. If you lose weight, presumably you are going to lose fat. In that situation, there is more fibrous tissue relative to fat in the breast, making it MORE dense overall. That being said, there are benefits to weight loss, including in decreasing risk of breast cancer, that outweigh density changes. TTYD. GL! ...Read more

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My breasts have gone down a bra size and i haven't lost allot of weight, why? What could cause unintentional weight loss in my chest?

My breasts have gone down a bra size and i haven't lost allot of weight, why? What could cause unintentional weight loss in my chest?

Fat is fat: When you actively lose weight, you burn up fat stores in your body -- and one of the important fat stores in women is their breasts. Try directing your exercise at your abdomen, which is where most women try to lose the weight and increase the muscle. ...Read more

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I'm 16, male and am currently overweight. I have very large and pale areolas and large man boobs. Will my areolas shrink with weight loss? Thank you!

I'm 16, male and am currently overweight. I have very large and pale areolas and large man boobs. Will my areolas shrink with weight loss? Thank you!

Yes: Large male breast will usually shrink with weight loss. If this is not the case you may have a hormonal abnormality. The sooner you lose the weight the better. ...Read more

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Will weight loss cause a corresponding decrease in breast size?

Will weight loss cause a corresponding decrease in breast size?

Possibly: 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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What are the weight loss exercises which do not effect the breast size?

What are the weight loss exercises which do not effect the breast size?

Sadly, no.: As you lose weight, some of the weight loss will come from the breast, and your breasts will decrease in size. There is no known way to control this. ...Read more

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I'm 17, almost triple D, I was wondering since I'm exercising now can my breast & areoles shrink from weight loss?

Yes and no: Your breasts will changes shape and size with weight loss, but the areolae will not change in size. ...Read more

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1 year old with a cough for a month, strep, and 2 lbs weight loss in 5 days. Chest x-rays were fine but she getting worse. I'm 2nd guessing her dr.

1 year old with a cough for a month, strep, and 2 lbs weight loss in 5 days. Chest x-rays were fine but she getting worse. I'm 2nd guessing her dr.

Second Opinion:: Your child needs further evaluation. Has she started going to day care recently? Cough for 1 month and rapid weight loss is a concern. Strep throat is rare at 1 yr, usual age is 5-15, exceptions are there though. In evaluating her condition the things to keep in mind are: cystic fibrosis, immunodeficiency, asthma, metabolic diseases, GI (e.g. Celiac) or endocrine disorders. ...Read more

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Ace weight loss, can I take while breast feeding?

No: All diet pills are extremely risky.Not only can they dysregulate your metabolic system and your stress response system, thereby increasing the risk for developing depression &anxiety.They can interfere with absorption of nutrients. All of these situations are bad, esp during lactation and postpartum. Eat small meals frequently, drink lots of water, rest to destress and help body function better! ...Read more

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I really don't like my size considering breast reduction and weight loss, opinions please?

I really don't like my size considering breast reduction and weight loss, opinions please?

Weight loss: Being overweight can certainly be "unhealthy" and as we get older, it gets harder to lose. If your breasts are very big, the condition many lead to eventual back pains, so breast reduction surgery could be an option for you. Diet and exercise are surely the first step. Eating less calories (weight) than you can burn off will make you lose. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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What are some easy foods i can eat to help weight loss but still healthy for the fact that i'm breast feeding?

What are some easy foods i can eat to help weight loss but still healthy for the fact that i'm breast feeding?

Don't: Don't try to lose weight while breast feeding. You need extra calories for baby. There's plenty of time to lose the pregnancy weight after you finish breastfeeding. Talk with your ob. ...Read more

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Lose 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