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Doctor insights on: Wide Hips

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What causes wide hips?

What causes wide hips?

Could be: Could be congenital or could be the consequences of giving birth. ...Read more

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How is having wide hips helpful for child bearing?

How is having wide hips helpful for child bearing?

More room: Certain shapes of the pelvic bones are more successful delivering babies than others. While we now can rely on c-sections for those hips that don't bear babies well, "wide hips" usually also mean good pelvic structure with plenty of space to carry and deliver a baby in the routine fashion. ...Read more

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I've got wide hips but my right hip noticed more prominent and hurts when pressed.What could be that?

I've got wide hips but my right hip noticed more prominent and hurts when pressed.What could be that?

Need physical exam: To be sure of diagnosis. However, if you are speaking of the area on the outside of the upper thigh that many people call their hip, the greater trochanter area, you may have greater trochanteric bursitis which could benefit from a steroid injection and physical therapy w/ stretching. If not that area, would recommend physical exam and xrays to be sure. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Is it good to have wide hips (through evolution)?

Is it good to have wide hips (through evolution)?

For females: Females with a wider birth canal usually have an easier time giving birth. This can mean they would have wide hips. ...Read more

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Could having a thigh gap mean you have wide hips?

Could having a thigh gap mean you have wide hips?

Disordered Eating: The thigh gap cultural phenomenon was born out of a Victorias Secret Runway Show back in 2012. These girls are unusually tall and unusually thin. It is not realistic for most women. Since it's inception, it has become the obsession in particular with teen girls, and is also highly associated with disordered eating. Anorexia is deadly, and the quest for a thigh gap will lead you down that path. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have wide hip bone and a medium-large behind?

Is it normal to have wide hip bone and a medium-large behind?

A woman's Body.: I consider it to be very woman-like. The reason - women's bodies were designed to have more fat than a man's. So having curves is normal. Second, women's bodies were designed for childbirth - wide hip bones help to fit the bill. What you describe are features that are feminine/ female. ...Read more

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Me and my bro have same shoulder length.But I have very small ribcage and wide hips.I want to expand ribcage and get manly v shape body.Can it be done?

Our Bodies: Without seeing you it is only speculation that can be used to answer this question. First you may still have some growth. Weight training and exercise may change the body shape in minimal effects. But, bone structure may not really change much unless it is to lengthen those bones still yet to grow. ...Read more

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Small waist, wide hips and big butt, which herbs make that possible?

Small waist, wide hips and big butt, which herbs make that possible?

Clarification: Are you trying to achieve a small waist, wide hips, and big butt? I need clarification about your goals. Generally herbs will not change your body structure. Exercise and physical activity can optimize your muscle/fat ratio, increase strength and flexibility, and make you feel good about your body, no matter what the proportions are. I suggest you schedule a consultation to discuss your concerns. ...Read more

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I am 17 year male teenager with a complete disproportionate body frame.I gain weight on my butt and have wide hips with narrow shoulders.BadHormones ?

I am 17 year male teenager with a complete disproportionate body frame.I gain weight on my butt and have wide hips with narrow shoulders.BadHormones ?

Hormonal imbalance: Knowing your weight, height & BMI might help But if you are concerned about it , I suggest you see an endocrinologist to help find out for sure if you have any abnormal hormones. Good luck. ...Read more