With age, weight gain and loss, breastfeeding and even certain genetic factors, the ligaments and breast tissue that hold the breasts to the chest muscles underneath can weaken and stretch. This causes the breasts to start to droop and sag, losing their fullness and perkiness. Surgical procedures, chest exercises and even certain types of lingerie can help you combat the problem of sagging breasts.
Things You'll Need
- Exercise/pilates ball
- Push-up bra
Do exercises to strengthen your chest muscles. Push-ups, chest presses, and chest flies are great exercises for fortifying the chest muscles. Strong chest muscles are like a natural push-up for your breasts, making them rest higher up on your chest. For a chest press: lie down with your upper back resting on an exercise ball and your knees bent at a 90-degree angle, then hold the dumbbells with both hands close to your chest and lift them straight up. Lower and repeat for 15 reps. For a chest fly: lie down on an exercise ball in the same position as for the chest press, then holding the dumbbells in your hands, stretch your arms out to either side of you and bring your arms straight up until the dumbbells meet, then lower back down. Repeat for 15 reps.
Wear fully supportive push-up bras. First, get properly measured by a professional bra fitter at a lingerie store or in the lingerie department at a department store. You must know your exact bra measurement before you can purchase the right bra. If you have a larger chest, purchase a bra that offers full coverage with lift. Try Victoria's Secret Racerback Full Coverage Bra from the Emma Collection. For a smaller chest, try a push-up bra with padding like the Wonder of Gel Satin Push-up bra from Wonder Bra.
Get a breast lift. A breast lift, also known as mastopexy, is a surgical procedure that tightens the skin around the chest area and removes sagging excess tissue to lift, define and shape sagging breasts. This is one of the most popular methods to fix sagging breasts.
Get a breast lift with implants. This is the ideal treatment for people who have lost volume as well as elasticity in their breasts. A mastopexy with augmentation is a surgical procedure that removes excess tissue, tightens the loose skin and restores fullness with a silicone or saline implant.
Tips & Warnings
- Shop around until you find a plastic surgeon that you are comfortable with. If your sagging breasts are causing you health problems or discomfort, your insurance company may cover all or part of your surgery.
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