There are several home remedies for preventing breast sagging and maintaining their firmness, which include regular pectoral exercises, olive oil massaging, ice, massaging, cucumber and egg mask, vegetable oils and also various essential oils.
It is important for mothers who are breastfeeding to regain the firmness of sagging breasts. One has to take precautions while exercising during pregnancy.
Causes of Breast Sagging
Age results in the reduction of firmness of breasts. Size is not important, but it is also important to have a firm as well as properly-shaped breast if one wants to keep one’s breasts healthy as well as effective. As soon as a woman reaches her late thirties, her skin actually starts becoming loose and also begins to show the signs of aging.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding:
According to the Oregon Institute of Breast Health Education, this is especially true of the breasts, particularly if a woman has gone through a pregnancy. The chest tissues tend to become loose while breastfeeding, therefore after nursing a child, breasts actually lose their firmness as well as shape.
Some diseases also cause sagging, loose, or “fallen breasts”. Breast cancer or even respiratory conditions such as tuberculosis can much weaken the cells and internal organ structure so that there is very little support for the breasts, and they eventually sag and fall.
Diet and lifestyle:
Too much intake of nicotine, alcohol, and carbonated beverages cause premature aging of the skin and also weaken the cellular structure. It is felt that it is better to cut down on these damaging agents in one’s body to in order to see an improvement in the firmness of one’s breasts.
There are a wide variety of creams as well as lotions available in the market which can tighten up and tone up as well the skin, but these solutions often have dangerous side effects. It is, in fact, better to consult one’s medical specialist or gynecologist before going in for home treatment.
The best way to go about for sagging breasts is through organic home remedies. They are indeed very effective without any side effects and they are also very less expensive. One relative safe option is a formal operation, such as breast firmness surgery. However, there is no sufficient evidence in order to prove that the effects are long-lasting. Also, one has to be careful of complications caused by surgery.
Home Remedies for Firming Saggy Breasts
One can go in for pectoral exercises. The easiest and most popular exercise is to do push-ups, which does strengthen the pectoral muscles beneath the breasts. On the whole, it helps in shaping up the breasts and also reduces the excess fat deposits around the chest.
Lifting weights can also indeed strengthen the pectoral muscles, that include arm curls, chest presses, dumbbell flys (on one’s back, arms out to the sides, rising above you), and there are many other variations that one can try to get one’s chest muscles working.
The benefits of yoga for one’s entire body have been no doubt widely studied, and it is primarily a mechanism of toning one’s body as well as increasing the flexibility. Some of that toning can also occur within the breasts, much depending upon which positions one practice otherwise. Different yoga styles to focus on different parts of one’s body, like upper body, shoulders, pectorals, or even upper arms in order to add firmness to breasts.
Some popular yoga postures for strengthening the chest muscles are the Triangle Pose, the Cobra Pose, and the Standing Forward Bend. Certain yoga positions also do battle the effects of gravity, which is a major component thus causing breasts sagging. Try headstands, backbends, and the inverted leg stretch in order to reverse some of the negative effects of gravity on one’s breasts.
Massage breasts at least 2-3 times per week with olive oil is good. It will add firmness to one’s skin as well as improve the skin tone and texture. It will also rather tone up one’s chest and also increase the elasticity of the skin. Massage helps in drawing blood to the surface of the skin, and it also increases the blood flow that stimulates muscle growth, cell repair, as well as other beneficial activities that do reduce the appearance as well as the severity of sagging breasts.
General Physical Activity
There are some normal behaviors and physical activities that are unavoidable yet detrimental to the firmness of breasts. Excessive forward bending, jogging, and running can all speed up the sagging behavior of one’s breasts. The jerking motions stretch the skin and the muscles, making it more difficult to correct and reverse the effects. However, the benefits of jogging and running are well known, so many women still want to participate in these exercises. A solution is to buy appropriately sized sports bras that reduce movement of the breasts. Some women even wear two sports bras to completely isolate the breasts from excessive movement during jogging or other physical activities and sports.
Poor posture is one of the most overlooked causes of sagging breasts. Poor posture can also exacerbate any back pain or muscle soreness.
It is also important to consider the kind of bras one wears. The bra must also be firm and provide enough support to keep the breast high and tight. One can go in for special bras that are available in the market.
Carrot oil, cypress oil, fennel oil, lemongrass oil, and spearmint oil are some of the essential oils that can also help or be rather used to increase the firmness of one’s sagging breasts. Do not use more than 2 drops and then dilute it in carrier oil each time one massages the breast as they are indeed very strong and can also cause a burning sensation. It would be best to make use of them in a mixture along with other vegetable oils.
Some people make use of a breast mask once a week. In order to prepare the mask, one has to grind a cucumber and then go ahead and add an egg yolk, then later add some butter or even natural cream into the mixture. The ingredients have to be blend into a paste and then apply it to one’s breasts, allowing it to sit for out 15-20 minutes. Then try to wash it off. This technique will indeed strengthen the tissues of one’s breast and also add firmness to them.
Ice massaging is effective for firming up one’s sagging breasts as well as uplifting them. Take two cubes of ice and then massage it in a circle around one’s breast for at least a minute. One must not do it for too long as one’s skin of the breast is very sensitive. This will indeed help tighten as well as tone up the skin of one’s breasts. Cold temperatures also tighten up the skin as well as slow cellular movement.
One can use vegetable oils such as almond oil or even grapeseed oil in order to massage one’s breasts. It does help nourish the skin, tone up the structure, and also makes the breasts supple. One can also add few essential oils along with vegetable oils. Olive oil is good.