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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What do the experts think, should my breast size shrink a lot if i lose weight?

What do the experts think, should my breast size shrink a lot if i lose weight?

Breast size: It is likely that a certain amount of your overall fat loss will come from breast tissue but the actual amt. Can't really be predicted. ...Read more

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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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Do breasts always shrink when you lose weight?

Do breasts always shrink when you lose weight?

Usually: Usually they do, but in some women the volume can be retained. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Greenly
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If I lose weight will I also lose my breasts?

If I lose weight will I also lose my breasts?

Adipose tissue: Unfortunately, yes. Breasts are composed predominately of fatty tissue, and if you lose a considerable amount of weigh, your body fat content will diminish, and you may experience a decrease in breast size. If this is a becomes a major issue, you may consider breast augmentation as a remedy. If you are obese, then losing weight is certainly worth the effort, as you will be healthier with less fat. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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If I lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

If I lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

Breasts have fat: Breasts have fat, which makes them soft. A woman's body does not know that she wants to lose fat only in certain parts of her body, but keep fat in other parts of the body. So, getting slim means losing fat overall, including breasts fat. Only occasionally does a woman come along who has a skinny body but naturally large breasts (she's just made that way). ...Read more

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Dr. Vasu Brown
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How can I lose weight, and reduce the size of my breasts?

How can I lose weight, and reduce the size of my breasts?

Low Fat Diet: Modify your diet to reduce your breast size. Since breast tissue is made mostly of fat, decreasing your overall fat intake could lead to a reduced bust line. Monitor your diet by keeping a detailed intake log. Assess each food group to ensure you're receiving adequate nutrition while attempting to reduce your breast size. Lose weight gradually to prevent breast sagging. No more than 1-2 pounds/wk. ...Read more

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If i lose weight will my Breasts sag?

If i lose weight will my Breasts sag?

Cooper's "droop"?: 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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What if i lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

What if i lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

Yes: If for some reason your vaccine did not prevent you from getting chickenpox, (it does happen) you are just as contagious as any other chickenpox case. ...Read more

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