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Best Exercises To Reduce Breast Sizes Quickly – Major Factors Affected 

Having a heavy breast is not always a good deal for many women. It can be a source of pain and discomfort, both physically and ...

by Arie Jansen

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Having a heavy breast is not always a good deal for many women. It can be a source of pain and discomfort, both physically and emotionally, for many. Having a heavy breast can cause chronic pain in the back, neck, and shoulders.

It can cause emotional problems as well. Heavy breasts aid in the loss of self-esteem and discomfort due to the attitude and judgments of society.

Due to these factors, many women strive to reduce their breast size at any cost. Are you concerned about your heavy breasts? Are you in search of an effective method to reduce your breast size and long to fit into your favorite dress? Then, this article is for you. Let us discuss the factors, issues, remedies, and exercises for heavy breasts.  

Factors Affecting Breast Size

Several factors affect breast size among women. Genetics, weight gain, pregnancy, medication, and hormonal changes are the most common factors affecting a woman’s breast size. 

Factors Affecting Breast Size

👉 Genetics 

Genetics plays a vital role in determining many aspects of your physical appearance. The major aspects of your breast tissues and their size will be inherited from your parents.

While it is not guaranteed that you will inherit the same breast size as your mother or other women in the family, your breast size can be largely influenced by this factor. 

👉 Pregnancy And Breastfeeding

Pregnant or breastfeeding women undergo several hormonal changes. Although these changes are made for the well-being of the child, they can cause major shifts in the mother’s appearance.

Breast enlargement is one of the major changes observed during this period. Your breasts may remain enlarged even after stopping breastfeeding, which might alter the proportion of your body and even cause health problems. 

Other stages causing hormonal changes, such as puberty and menopause, can also cause fluctuations in the size of your breasts due to estrogen.  

👉 Obesity 

Overall body fat has a significant impact on your breast size. Obese women may have larger breasts due to the increased amount of fatty tissue. As an increase or decrease in body fat shows notable changes in breast size, obesity plays a crucial role in determining the breast size of a woman. It may even cause several health issues, such as back, shoulder, and neck pain. 

👉 Medication 

Due to an overall weight gain, some medications may promote breast enlargement. Birth control pills are one of the best examples.

People using hormonal IUDs, injections, or contraceptive pills may notice changes in their breast size, mainly due to the effects of estrogen and progesterone. A reduction in your breast size can be noticed once you stop taking these pills. 

Issues Related To Large Breasts

Beyond appearance issues, heavy breasts can cause several other problems, extending to the physical and emotional aspects of an individual’s life.

It may cause significant physical discomfort and health issues ranging from pain in the neck, back, and shoulders to skin irritation underneath the breasts

Heavy breasts can also cause emotional problems such as low self-esteem, a lack of self-confidence, and self-consciousness about appearance. Additionally, it can cause difficulties due to societal attitudes and sexualization. Stereotyping and unwanted social attention can negatively impact a person’s interpersonal relationships and social interactions. 

Remedies For Heavy Breasts

There are several remedies to reduce your breast size. Several home treatments can help reduce breast size in addition to surgery, which is the most effective method. Some of them include:

  • Balanced diet
  • Regular exercise
  • Flax seeds
  • Ginger
  • Green tea 
Wall Push-Ups

Exercises To Reduce Breast Size

Push-Ups

This popular exercise focuses on the pectoral muscles. These muscles help to tighten the area surrounding the breasts, resulting in a size reduction.  

Steps 

  • Lie on the floor with your face down.
  • Place both hands near your shoulders.
  • Fully extend your arms by pushing your body off the floor.
  • Lower your body to the floor until your chest almost touches the floor.
  • Repeat the exercise.

Wall Push-Ups

A wall push-up is the best alternative for people who are not able to perform push-ups due to lack of space or physical problems.  

Steps 

  • Stand two feet away from the wall.
  • Place your palms straight on the wall.
  • Push your arms towards the wall until your face touches the wall.
  • Push yourself back from the wall to the starting position.
  • Repeat the exercise.

Leg Raises

Leg raises help to prevent saggy breasts by toning your abdominal muscles. It helps people with heavy breasts perform the exercise in a comfortable position without putting additional stress on their bodies. 

Steps 

  • Lie down straight on your back, legs together.
  • Lift your legs off the floor until they form 90 degrees. Try to keep them straight while lifting.
  • Slowly lower your legs to the initial position.
  • Repeat the exercise.

Prayer Pulses 

Prayer pulses are ideal to strengthen your chest muscles. Strengthening the chest muscles will help reduce the breasts’ size. 

Steps

  • Place your feet shoulder-width apart and stand erect.
  • Hold your hands level with your forehead.
  • Make sure your elbows and palms are together at all times.
  • Raise your hands to the sky so that your elbows are at eye level.
  • Slowly return them to the initial position.
  • Repeat the exercise. 

Conclusion 

Heavy breasts are a major concern among women because they affect them physically and emotionally. Increased breast size can be caused by genetics, weight gain, and hormonal changes. This can cause problems such as body pain, low self-esteem, and other issues due to society’s stereotypical comments.

Although breast reduction surgeries are an effective method to get rid of heavy breasts, several home remedies can also be used. Some common exercises also help to reduce breast size. By understanding these factors and adopting suitable methods, women can make positive changes in their bodies and appearance.

References

1.WebMD (2005 – 2024) Breast Infection (Mastitis): Symptoms and Treatment Available Online at: https://www.webmd.com/women/breast-infection

2. Better Health (2024) Breast reduction for women Available Online at: https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/breast-reduction-for-women

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