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Dr Pixie:

Breasts come in all shapes and sizes but clearly looking at your posts on the website for many of your mammaries have simply become a nightmare. There are lots of women out there who are worried about saggy breasts. Unfortunately rapid weight gain or weight loss can result in breasts sagging. It’s also part of a normal ageing process and if you are a smoker that too can be implicated. My advice is to get a good sports bra, give your breasts some support and that will encourage the ligaments to tighten up. Keep an eye on your weight and try and achieve a healthy body mass index.

There seems to be a particular discussion thread on the website about saggy breasts after breast feeding. Can I reassure you, breast feeding does not cause saggy breasts. Actually the process of being pregnant causes a stretch on the ligaments which support the breasts and sometime the simply don’t revert to the same size as they were pre-pregnancy. It’s no reason to stop breast feeding or not to consider breast feeding, and what I would strongly advise you to do is wear a supportive bra while you’re nursing your baby.

There seem to be an awful lot of women out there who are posting responses on the website who are deeply sad because they’ve got saggy breasts. Can I reassure you that this is a very, very common issue and you shouldn’t worry that you’re abnormal. In fact it’s a very normal process. Yes, there are options in terms of surgery, but you have to remember that surgery is not the panacea it appears to be. It’s not a quick fix and no matter who the surgeon is or where you have it done it is not risk free.

I’ve read lots of your remarks about your discontent when it comes to your breasts and clearly on reading them that some of you are deeply depressed. What I would suggest you do is go and talk to your GP and discuss not how you look on the outside but actually how you feel on the inside because they are best placed to provide you with the appropriate psychological support to deal with this.

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Doctor Responses: Sagging Breasts

Dr Pixie outlines why breasts sag in the first place, and what can be done about it. She also provides expert medical answers to your most commonly asked questions on the subject.

The questions Pixie answers were taken from around the Embarrassing Bodies website, but many were posted on our sagging breasts condition guide.

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I am 18 and I have EXTREMLY SAGGY BOOBS!!!! I hate them I am so self conscious, embarrassed , and disgusted with how my boobs look. I Envy other girls body's especially their boobs my confidence level is so low because of it . On the flip side I have a great sex life with my boyfriend we've been together for a year now he's knows that I'm self conscious about them but he's thinks nothing's wrong with them. Around January I got my boobs peiced and he thinks it's cool. But I am currently saving for correction surgery because I can't deal with my BOOBS anymore !!!!!!





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I am 23 years old, obese, and my breasts look like grandma breasts. I'm a 46D and I've never nursed. I've laid on my belly at night to get to sleep since I was 16 (only way I can unless I'm absolutely exhausted.) I think squishing my breasts under me when I lie down at night for years plays a big part in my sagging but I don't know how to remedy the situation without possibly going under the knife. Are there any home remedies that I can do or does going under the knife seem to be the only way? Any help would be appreciated!





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I have a problem with my breasts I have a green Discharge from both breasts and they are getting smaller I have been doctors but getting no where pls help .





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My belly sags at the bottom us that





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I'm 32 and have lead a very difficult life n I have suffered alot of abuse! These last 5 years have been very difficult for me with health problems, problems at work and all the stress ended in losin alot of weight I didn't only lose weight I lost a bread, I now have 1 in a b cup n the other in an a cup, its makin me ill, the bigger one I have lost the top to, its really gettin me down, I'm really hopin it wont affect my relationship with a man, time will tell!





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hi am 23 years old and my breasts are little saggy. and also i have extra gland growth in my armpit. it is really embarrassing that i couldn't sleevless tops. please help me...





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I felt that boobpop tool is more effective after a workout because while the body is healing, it maintains a temperature that induces blood flow. Part of my routine is planks and pushups that work out the chest area. After i burn some fat, as I eat, it directs more fat towards those areas in pain, thus leaving the tingling sensation.





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I am 24 and had my first child last year.I have PCOS from the age of 15 and from last 4-5 years I have sagging breasts and bigger ones too. I firstly want to reduce size in more natural way.Help me please..





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Im 17 and im a 36B and im really uncomfortable with how saggy my breasts are. They even disappear when i lie down! After i saw the gallery i was assured for like 5 minutes that this is normal but then i just suddenly felt bad again.





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I had my beautiful son at 16! It wasn't planned n my body took a toll bc I was young n still growing. I got horrible stretch marks all over! But i wouldn't trade my son for the hottest body in the world!! I'm now 45 n still have those ugly suckers n my boobs r trying to reach for the floor! I was so self conscious n embarrassed bc I was so young n all the girls my age had tight flawless hard bodies! But I made a choice n as in life you have certain consequences that happen with the choices you make. Well, I wasn't gonna let any of that stop me from enjoying my life or being intimate with someone! I just don't show as much skin as all the other girls did n led by my brain instead of my body! You have to be confident n show your personality n lead with your heart n mind instead! I bought a push up bra n some nice bottomless lingerie. I kept it on most the times or slid it off my shoulders. It kept my belly hidden. I always made sure the lights were out...or at least very dim. You just have to b a little creative. Don't let this deter you from having a relationship ladies!! Find a partner that loves you for who you are! Not all of us can afford plastic surgery so you have to use your imagination. Remember everyone gets old, there's no stopping that. Men have body flaws also! Its what's inside you that beautiful!!





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