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If I lose weight will my breast skin tighten and will they lift back up?

If I lose weight will my breast skin tighten and will they lift back up?

Sorry no: If your breasts are sagging, further weight loss will increase this, they do not tighten up. : (. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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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


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If I lose weight will my Breasts sag?

If I lose weight will my Breasts sag?

Cooper's: The ligament that holds up the breast is called Cooper's ligament and in older women tends 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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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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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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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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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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Can you tell me how I could lose weight from my breasts?

Can you tell me how I could lose weight from my breasts?

Breast size: If you lose weight in general, a certain % will be breast fat but the actual amount can't be predicted. ...Read more

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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 you lose weight will your breasts get perkier or will they sag?

If you lose weight will your breasts get perkier or will they sag?

Your breasts: Are not likely to become perkier but they may not sag either. ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you lose weight, can you lose weight on your breasts naturally too?

I wanted to know when you lose weight, can you lose weight on your breasts naturally too?

Yes, possibly.: Yes, this is fairly common as breast tissue has some degree of adipose (fat) in the surrounding tissues as well. ...Read more

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As I have become fat, my breasts are saggy. Even if I lose weight, they will remain so. Is there any way to make them even a little better naturally?

As I have become fat, my breasts are saggy. Even if I lose weight, they will remain so. Is there any way to make them even a little better naturally?

Not on earth: The support structure inside breasts influences how they hang. Such traits are usually inherited just like other bodily characteristics. On Earth, we have gravity, so some breasts will sag if they were destined to sag. Without gravity, like on the International Space Station, breasts shouldn't sag, but that's a question best directed to a woman astronaut. However, becoming slimmer is a good idea. ...Read more

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What can I do to lose weight in my breast?

Overall wt loss: You will lose weight in your breasts if you lose weight all over your body. There is otherwise no way to specifically lose weight in breasts alone. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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My breasts are saggy and big and I'm very self conscious. If I lose weight will they firm up?

Saggy breast: If you are currently overweight and your breasts are large and saggy, losing weight will reduce their size but they will likely be just as, if not more, saggy than they currently are. A breast reduction/mastopexy/augmentation can fix that though. ...Read more

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When I lose weight my breasts get very saggy, is there anything I can do to lessen the sagging and promote firmness?

When I lose weight my breasts get very saggy, is there anything I can do to lessen the sagging and promote firmness?

Lose weight slowly: Focus on building lean muscle mass by working out and loose not more than 1-2 pounds per week. ...Read more

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I am 26 and 5'1 and have naturally small breasts. I gained weight and my cup size went from 34b to 36c. If I lose weight will my breasts sag?

I am 26 and 5'1 and have naturally small breasts. I gained weight and my cup size went from 34b to 36c. If I lose weight will my breasts sag?

Maybe: It depends upon how much weight you gained and how many times you have been pregnant or not. At age 26, the breast supporting ligaments should still be in force. ...Read more

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My breasts are quite small so there is not much fatty tissue there. I am also slightly overweight. If I lose weight will my breasts become smaller?

My breasts are quite small so there is not much fatty tissue there. I am also slightly overweight. If I lose weight will my breasts become smaller?

Unlikely: If you lose weight it will mostly be due to reduction of fatty tissue; since you don't have much in your breast it's likely that it will not change much with weight loss. It sounds like you might be concerned about having small breasts; while popular culture puts a premium on big breasts, many people find small breasts attractive. That said, the herb puereria mirifica can increase breast size. ...Read more

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How can you lose weight off your breast naturally?

How can you lose weight off your breast naturally?

Eat less, exercise:): Breast area has some fatty tissue. Therefore, losing weight by eating less and exercising more can result in losing some breast weight. Decrease fat and salt in the diet. Exercise by walking, lifting weights; wear a good sports bra. Start today by reading this http://www. Cdc. Gov/healthywei. ...Read more

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I wish to lose weight can you do so without reducing breast?

I wish to lose weight can you do so without reducing breast?

Depends: Everybody is different with respect to size and shape. In general, most women who lose a large amount of weight will experience some change in breast size but smaller amounts of weight gain or loss may or may not affect breast size depending on the individual. ...Read more

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What do the experts think, should my breast get smaller if I lose weight?

What do the experts think, should my breast get smaller if I lose weight?

Maybe: Breasts consist of skin, fibrous tissue, glands, and fatty tissue. Anything that diminishes your body fat including weight loss would decrease the fatty portion of your breast tissue and, therefor, decrease your breast size. ...Read more

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Can I lose weight while I'm breast feeding?

Can I lose weight while I'm breast feeding?

Absoluely: Weight loss is all a calorie in/calorie out deal. If you expend more calories in a day than you take in, over time you will lose weight. Make sure you are getting enough fluids to keep your milk supply going, and enough variety of foods to get appropriate nutrition for the baby. Other than that, take your daily vitamin and enjoy the weight loss without having to work out! ...Read more

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How do I lose weight while I'm breast feeding?

How do I lose weight while I'm breast feeding?

Priorities: I would first consult with a nutritionist and lactation consultant. You need adequate calories to produce milk and avoid a catabolic state. It is important to support sufficient fat, protein and carbohydrates. Exercise is also a great way increase tone and increase muscle bulk and enhanced body contouring. ...Read more

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Which is the best way to lose weight while breast feeding?

Which is the best way to lose weight while breast feeding?

Slowly: Many women lose weight when breast feeding baby. If you weight train- you will build muscle which burns calories. It is important to also remain aerobically fit. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to lose weight while breast feeding?

What are the best ways to lose weight while breast feeding?

Don't diet: Breast feeding mothers should eat a healthy diet. You actually need more calories during breast feeding than during pregnancy, but they should be from a balanced diet. When you finish breast feeding, your weight may decrease quickly if you have been following a nutritious diet and exercise program. ...Read more

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What help me to lose weight without my breast getting any smaller?

What help me to lose weight without my breast getting any smaller?

You can't: 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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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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What help me to lose weight, with emphasis on breast reduction?

What help me to lose weight, with emphasis on breast reduction?

You need: Cannot target a specific body part with weight loss, short of exercising a specific area. No way to do that with breasts. ...Read more

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

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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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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Can there be a way for me to lose weight without losing my breast size?

Unpredictable: 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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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