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How A Wrong Sized Bra Can Harm You

Did you know that 80 per cent women wear the wrong size bra? Scary fact but true; you may be wondering ‘so what!

Well you should know that an ill-fitting bra could cause unsuspecting health problems like headaches and back pain. We unhook this problem and get to the core of this well padded issue.
(Study according to Sports Medicine Australia and the Breast Research Australia)

Get to know your bra
If you have noticed these following points you

are wearing the wrong bra:
- Your bra strap is digging into your skin
- Your breasts are spilling out of the cup
- The cup is away from the top of the bra
- The underband rides up your back
- The underwire does not sit on the breast bone

Restricted breathing
If the bra is too tight or if the underwire does not fit perfectly on the breast bone, you will feel that you can’t breath properly.

Indigestion
A tight bra can cause indigestion; it can obstruct the flow of the digestive system.

Back pain
If the bra does not fit correctly, and the underband chokes the back, it can increase the risk of back pain. Same goes for shoulder blades, the bra should not restrict your movement.

Poor posture
If you slouch or hunch over it could be that your bra is causing the tension.

Abrasions
Ill-fitting bras can limit the circulation of blood and oxygen to certain parts of your body. The friction of a tight bra can also cause scratches.

Breast pain
Limited circulation in your breast can make you uneasy. This can lead to the next problem.

Breast cancer
Ill fitting bras restrict the lymph flow to the breasts; this increases the toxins in your breast, which may cause cancer.

Headaches
Tight fit plus restricted flow plus lack of oxygen can lead to headaches.

It is important to get the right size bra and breathe life into your day.
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7 Responses to How A Wrong Sized Bra Can Harm You

  1. Sibiligani Walibongani

    October 18, 2012 at 2:20 pm

    Please carry out a local research about Bras as breasts differ between those of Austrelia and Zambia, then comment on our young girls, ladies and women with big breasts.
    That way, we will learn something and be able to advise our colleagues the women folk.

  2. Mushkarano!!

    October 18, 2012 at 2:42 pm

    Ladies!Plz jst avoid puting on Bra’s..afta all u look more sexy without a bra!

  3. kaya

    October 18, 2012 at 4:38 pm

    Kaya banakazi they know better, I have balls

  4. Wanu Ngwee

    October 18, 2012 at 6:15 pm

    BUT IT ENHANCES LIBIDO TEFYO?

  5. demba ba

    October 18, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    Janetc check your bra????

  6. Abakonzi

    October 20, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    The next thing you will hear is that men are wearing wrong pants.Huh lwakwe ufwala ifya wrong

  7. intimatesshopping

    October 22, 2012 at 8:54 am

    Beautiful soft sheen microfiber fabric with gel padding for a natural lift