Breast sagging is one of the many natural body changes women experience as they age.
There are several reasons that influence breast sagging like
- Multiple pregnancies.
-Extreme weight loss and crash diet.
- Heavy breast.
- High impact workouts.
Some of these are related to your lifestyle, while other you inherit.
Sagging increases with every successive pregnancy irrespective of breast feeding. The ligaments that support the breast stretch & droop with milk production which mostly leads to sagging.
Gaining or loosing a good deal of weight especially quickly can cause changes in shape of breast and stretch or shrink the skin surrounding them.
People with higher weight tend to have larger breast . Heavier breast causes sagging due to gravitational pull.
In high intensity workout vigorous movement can cause connective tissue break down which eventually leads to sagging. Even with lack of proper support it can take a toll over sagging in few years.
As you age there is loss of collagen and elasticity , so the ligaments of breast can stretch out causing loss of volume in breast and gives it flattened appearance. This change may be particularly evident during menopause due to estrogen deficiency.
Excessive smoking can also lead to breast sagging .As carcinogens in cigarettes causes elastin to breakdown in body. These elastin fibers are responsible for skin elasticity throughout the body.