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2023

Why Do Breasts Lose Volume?

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It’s no surprise that the breasts tend to lose support, volume, and shape over time. While the cause of unwanted breast changes ranges from lifestyle factors to genetic predisposition, a flatter or more “tubular” appearance in the bust may result from: Changing estrogen levels and other hormone fluctuations: Estrogen naturally decreases as women get older, leading to changes in the breast tissue. The skin is not as hydrated and elastic as it used to be, which may cause a smaller breast size and a noticeable reduction in volume. These effects are often compounded by reduced collagen and elastin production in the body, particularly for individuals who have gone through menopause. Pregnancy and weight loss: The skin naturally expands and shrinks according to your body shape,... Continue Reading