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The Many Benefits of Breast Reduction

Large and heavy breasts may be a source of pain, discomfort, and anxiety. Breast reduction surgery is a very rewarding procedure that can improve your overall quality of life.

Breast Reduction Can Help You Lead a Healthier Lifestyle

Before and After Breast ReductionHaving large breasts most likely doesn’t affect your diet, but it can influence your exercise habits. Some women avoid cardio activities due to the painful or uncomfortable bouncing of their breasts while running, jogging, doing jumping jacks, etc. Others may avoid exercise because they can’t find a sports bra that fits them well. Some may want to exercise but find it discouraging that their breasts weigh them down or slow them down. Breast reduction can make your breasts more reasonably sized so that you feel more capable and successful in athletic activities and don’t experience pain while exercising.

Breast Reduction Can Eliminate Chronic Pain or Discomfort

Shoulder grooves, skin rashes, headaches, and backaches are just a few examples of the pain experienced by many women with overly large breasts. The heavy weight and pressure on your chest can cause chronic pain or discomfort and can even lead to poor posture and skeletal deformities. Breast reduction surgery reduces the weight and size of the breasts to relieve this pressure and help you live a more pain-free life.

Breast Reduction Can Reduce Emotional and Social Anxiety

It is all too easy to feel emotional or social anxiety when you feel like something is “off.” If you have noticed that your breasts are much larger than those of the women around you, it may make you feel uncomfortable or out of place. You may receive unwanted attention so frequently that just going out in public causes you to feel anxious. Breast reduction decreases the size of your breasts so that there is no reason for you to feel this anxiety and emotional discomfort because of them.

Breast Reduction Can Improve Your Body Shape

Oversized breasts may make you look top-heavy, and they can also make you look overweight when you are not. Breast reduction can take oversized breasts down a notch so that your body shape looks more proportionate and balanced. This can help you to look and feel more beautiful and self-confident.

Breast Reduction Can Reduce Breast Sagging

Breast sagging is common among older women, but many younger women experience it due to oversized breasts. The weight of the breasts pulls them down, slowly stretching the skin and causing them to sag prematurely. Breast reduction can keep the breasts looking perky and youthful by reducing the weight and pressure that leads to premature breast sagging.

If you’d like to experience the many benefits of breast reduction, schedule your consultation with Dr. Alex Mesbahi. Call our office at (703) 287-8277 or fill out our online contact form and we will help you schedule your appointment today.