Most common cause of sagging breasts

Most common cause of sagging breasts

11th Mar 2018

Many of those who go through cosmetic surgery have their breasts altered so they would look better and more youthful. A breast lift surgery can be used to correct the sagging of the breasts. It removes the excess skin and fat in the breasts to make them look perkier again like they did when you were younger.

Although breast lift surgery can remedy sagging breasts, it can still come back if the patient still doesn’t know how to care for the breasts properly. There are different reasons why the breasts can sag. By knowing these, you can prevent your breasts from further sagging or sag once again after you’ve had your breast lift surgery.

One of the most common causes of a sagging breast is the age of the patient. As people age, the elasticity of the skin also decreases. This can be brought about by the decrease in the amount of collagen and elastin present in the skin. This causes the sagging appearance of breasts. Another cause is genes. The genetic trait of having drooping breasts can be passed on, and this is why your breast can appear similar to what your mother has.

Gravity and the size of your breasts also play a role in the sagging of the breasts. Bigger breasts will tend to sag more because they are heavier. Due to the gravity, the breast will be pulled down and the skin, as well as the ligaments found in the breasts, are also stretched. Heavy breasts tend to stretch the skin and ligaments further than lighter ones.

Another cause of sagging breasts is weight fluctuations. The breasts are also made of fat and the more fat there is in the breast, the more the skin stretches. When a patient loses a significant amount of weight, the fat that is found in the breast will also be lost. With it, the breast can appear as though it is empty. There is extra or loose skin in the breast after weight loss. Similarly, even if the woman undergoes a breast lift to correct sagging breasts, the sagging breast will come back when the woman gains much weight and loses it again.

As a woman becomes pregnant, the breast also changes in preparation for the baby. Even if the woman doesn’t breastfeed, the breast would still prepare for the baby and the glands will still produce milk. When the milk is not removed or when the baby is weaned, the glands will shrink. It is possible that this can also result in sagging breasts.

Another cause of sagging breasts is smoking. Due to smoking, various chemicals and free radicals are introduced into the body. These causes damage to various kinds of cells in the body, including skin cells. The damaged skin cells may lose its elasticity and therefore cause sagging of the breasts.

Breast lift surgery is a surgical solution that can help improve the appearance of the breast, but it is still possible for the sagging to come back. This is especially true for women who do not care for their body properly. Prevention of breast sagging is best and should be done even after you have gone through a breast lift surgery.




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