Sagging breasts. As time goes by, it’s natural for the original shape of the breasts to lose elasticity and droop. This is extremely common but can be a source of anxiety for some women. In fact, breast “ptosis” — the medical term for sagging — is one of the most common conditions treated by plastic surgeons.
The loss of skin elasticity due to aging is the most common cause of saggy breasts. Another factor is smoking, which accelerates aging and thus contributes to sagging breasts, sometimes even earlier in life. … Breastfeeding is commonly thought to stretch breast tissues and lead to sagging.
- Practice good posture. When you slouch and have poor posture, you’re giving gravity more opportunity to pull at your breasts. …
- Maintain a healthy weight. Eat a well-balanced diet, get a little exercise, and try not to gain or lose weight too quickly.
- Drink plenty of water. …
- Don’t smoke.
Breast sag sets inSerious deflation doesn’t usually occur until your 50s, when you’re postmenopausal and estrogen levels are at a low. But thanks to gravity, you may start to see some sagging in your 40s