The health and body myths you believed as a child, such as that swallowed gum stays in your stomach for seven years or that if you make a strange face too often, it may stick that way, probably sound ridiculous to you today. Surprisingly, myths regarding bras are different—many grown women still believe them. These six common bra myths are just not true, whether you heard them from your mother, best friend, or an uninformed bra salesperson.
Bras prevent breasts from getting saggy over time
Many people believe that when you wear a bra, your body loses its ability to naturally support your breasts by creating supportive muscles. A French study found that wearing brassieres interferes with the body’s natural support for them, leading them to sag over time. However, this is not the case. Breasts are not abs that can be strengthened through exercise. They don’t even have muscles; they’re formed entirely of skin, fat, and ligaments. So you can wear them without worrying about your bra sagging your pair.
While sleeping, wear a bra to keep your breasts firm and uptight.
There is no evidence to back up the claims made above. It’s natural to uncage your bosom at the end of the day to get some fresh air. Drooping is a natural phenomenon caused by variables such as gravity, pregnancy, childbirth, and lactation. Wearing your bra to bed is not a solution.
Breast cancer is caused by wearing bras.
There is various research on this topic that are contradictory, with some supporting the argument and others rejecting it. A tight-fitting bra has been linked to the development of cancer. The lymphatics inside the breast, on the other hand, are not squeezed by the underwire because of their location. As a result, there is no proof that a tight-fitting bra can cause breast cancer.
Do not put your bra in the washing machine
This is solely for the purpose of extending the life of your brassiere. When they’re washed in the washer, the straps and hooks can get tossed around, causing them to wear out faster. If you’re too busy to wash them by hand and don’t mind replacing your undergarments more frequently, cleaning them in a washing machine is perfectly acceptable.
The ideal fit is a bra that fits at the last hook.
The middle hook is the best for securing your bra. You can simply adjust to the outside hook on days when you are experiencing bloating, such as before and during your periods. You can put your bra on the tightest hook when it loses its elasticity and becomes stretched out.
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