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What Can Happen To Your Body If A Bra Doesn’t Fit

Today I have found out how exactly a poor-fitting bra influences women’s health and I want to share the findings with you. And if you want to know how to choose the perfect bra, take a look at the end of the article.

HeadachesActually, the extra pressure caused by a small bra can also lead to headaches because if the bra doesn’t fit correctly, the weight of the breasts stretches the bra straps and puts additional pressure on the shoulders, which may cause neck pain and headaches. Studies shows that correcting the bra size fixes the headache issue effectively.

Back, neck, and breast painStudies have also shown that the wrong sized bra may cause numerous health issues. The most widespread ones are back pain, neck pain, and pain in the breasts. Bras that doesn't provide good support, causes excessive strap pressure, which may lead to the wrong body posture and, as a result, pain in different parts of the torso.

Shoulder deformationThe aforementioned strap pressure may also cause a “bra strap defect.” When the bra fails to provide good support, the excessive weight makes bra straps stick into the woman’s shoulders. Experts suggests that the long-lasting wear of a small bra puts so much pressure on the soft tissue of the shoulders that it may cause deformation.

Skin issuesOversize bras on the other hand, may not provide enough support, which can cause breast skin damage. Studies have shown that gravity-induced breast deformation causes the skin to stretch in the upper region of the breasts. Apart from that, smaller-breasted participants of the study were experiencing skin damage as well as large-breasted ones.

How to choose a proper fitting braThis is a method for measuring the breast size in order to find a properly fitting bra. You need to know 2 parameters before choose the perfect bra: the band and cups.

If you want to find your band size, you need to measure around your rib cage, right under your breasts. Then round the result up to the nearest even number. And in order to find your cup size, loosely measure around the fullest part of your breast. Then subtract your breast measurement from your band measurement. Each inch represents a cup size, like 1 inch can be an A cup, 2 inches can be a B cup, and so on.

Kewp in mind that these calculations provide an average; bra sizes may vary for each brand. And it’s important for you to feel comfortable in the first place.

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