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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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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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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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What if i lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

What if i lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

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Will my boobs get smaller if i lose weight?

Possibly: Losing weight will often decrease your waist size, pants size, shirt size, dress size, and yes even your bra size. Lose weight smartly, exercise, diet smartly, and tone yourself, and your breasts will match your new body style more appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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If i lose all the belly weight i will lose all my breasts!?

Can't say, but: Weight loss is required to lose fat. You can't select what area the fat is lost from. So you are likely to lose some breast fat. ...Read more

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What if i lose weight, will i lose my boobs too?

What if i lose weight, will i lose my boobs too?

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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

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If im fat and i lose weight will my skin hang?

If im fat and i lose weight will my skin hang?

Quick weight loss: Quick weight loss will sometimes result in sagging skin, exercise and slow and deliberate weight loss will allow time for skin to accommodate and lessen sagging. ...Read more

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Do i lose weight on boobs if i gain butt?

Do i lose weight on boobs if i gain butt?

If you have : Increased buttock size due to weight gain than it would not be likely that your breast size would diminish. ...Read more

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Will I have sagging skin, even if i lose weight slowly?

Will I have sagging skin, even if i lose weight slowly?

Depends: I find that loose saggy skin after surgery is more a reflection of how much weight one needs to lose versus how fast. Individuals needing to lose 20-30 lbs most likely won't experience sagging skin, even if they lose it quickly. Age, hydration and elasticity of the skin also play a role. Younger individuals with good skin have less problems. If over 100 lb most likely will have some loose skin. ...Read more

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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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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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Will my loose skin get better if I lose weight?

Will my loose skin get better if I lose weight?

Maybe: The only way to know whether your skin will tighten with weight loss is to see whether it contracts as you slowly loose weight on a healthy nutritional plan that involves daily exercise. ...Read more

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If i lose weight what will my gynecomastia look like? Droopy?

Depends: skin laxity: This depends on the severity of your conditions and the degree of skin laxity and the magnitude of weight loss. ...Read more

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