Breast reduction by weight loss
Because the breasts are mainly comprised of fatty tissue, you will find that losing weight also reduces the size of your breasts naturally. However, it would be difficult to say by exactly how much of a reduction you may experience with further weight loss.
Weight loss influences breast size to a certain extent
There is definitely a component of breast size that is due to fat volume. Everyone is different and some women tend to gain or lose weight more in their breasts than others. If you have lost weight in your breasts in the past, you are likely one of those people. Although, the extent of your breast size in respect to your height, weight and goal size are unlikely to allow you to arrive at the ideal size breasts with weight loss alone. You may consider weight loss to a more ideal Body Mass Index and then being assessed by a plastic surgeon regarding your candidacy for breast reduction surgery.
Can I Lose Weight to Get Smaller Breasts?
Being as petite as you are and with such disproportionately large breasts, it is unlikely that weight loss will make enough of a difference for you. I advise that you consult with a plastic surgeon about having a breast reduction. This surgery can make a tremendous difference in improving your quality of life.
Weight loss and breast reduction
You may be able to reduce the size of your breasts with diet and exercise, however it is very difficult to spot reduce fat. You may want to consider breast reduction surgery if you get down to a lower weight but still have large breasts.
Correlation between weight reduction and breast size
woman with large breasts has a different correlation between weight reduction
and breast size “response”. However, if
your breasts reduce significantly in response to weight loss there is a possibility
that they will also sag significantly as a result
Weight loss and Breast size
Based on your height, current weight, and the size of your breasts, it is unlikely that weight loss alone will achieve the results you want. Consult with 3 board certified plastic surgeon to understand your options.
Breast Reduction Necessary
Based on the size of your breasts, it is unlikely that weight loss will significantly reduce the breast. A breast reduction operation will address all of your concerns and should make your daily life much more comfortable.
Weight loss and breast size
It is possible that weight loss will change your breast size somewhat ( depending on how much weight you lose and what percentage of your breast is fatty). However--- with your current size, I doubt you will lose enough weight to get you to a point where you don't feel like you need a breast reduction. Keep in mind that the weight loss will also reduce the rest of your body and so the proportions will stay the same.. I suspect you will ultimately want a breast reduction and that will make a substantial change in your back , shoulder, neck pain and allow you to exercise more easily..
Lose weight to get smaller breasts?
It is difficult to answer your question without examining you and knowing how dense or how fatty your breasts are. However, breast size typically don't change significantly with with moderate weight loss and are likely to still have a saggy shape leading to continued heaviness and pull on your back, neck and shoulders. You sound like a good candidate for a breast reduction procedure. Best to see a board certified plastic surgeon in your area to have a detailed consultation on the procedure and best recommendations to get the results you desire.
It May Take Significant Weight Loss to Notice Changes in Breast Size
There’s no question that breast size fluctuates with changes in body weight. Unfortunately, it takes a significant weight loss to see noticeable changes in breast size. Although there’s no doubt that weight loss would provide health benefits for you, it would most likely not affect your breast size in a significant way.
When breast volume actually decreases following generalized weight loss, it’s not unusual to develop associated breast sag. The vast majority of patients considers this an unsatisfactory outcome and often desire breast lift surgery to correct this problem.
In most cases of severe breast hypertrophy, breast reduction surgery is necessary to correct the problem. This procedure not only reduces breast size, but also lifts the breast into normal position and reduces areola size. It improves symptoms associated with breast enlargement and improves quality of life.
Your history suggests that breast reduction should definitely be a consideration. You have classic symptoms including back, neck and shoulder pain. You also have decreased exercise tolerance which might be the cause of our weight gain. Finally, it’s starting to affect your psychological well being. Consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon might be time well spent, and a good investment in your future.