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Debunking Bra Myths: Breast Weight on the Shoulders

In several of the recent blog posts, we’ve been looking at persistent bra myths championed by proponents of anti-bra movements. Another popular bra myth and study that was mis-cited is a study wherein women were asked to stop wearing a bra for two weeks, and the women found that it reduced shoulder and muscle pain.

Debunking Bra Myths: Wearing a Bra isn’t Medically Necessary

In several recent posts, we’ve been looking at persistent bra myths and whether they have any basis in fact. One article about “Why Women Wear Bras” states that “…wearing a bra… has no medical necessity whatsoever.” This is a quote taken verbatim from a book written by Susan M. Love, M.D. called “Dr. Susan Love’s

Breasts, Sagging and the Cooper’s Ligament

Breast sag is one of the things that women really start to worry about as they age, and when they have children. Sometimes young women worry about it, too, wanting to be pro-active to prevent sag when their breasts are still nice and perky. As medical science has advanced, we’ve learned more and more about

Can Wearing a Bra Cause Breast Cancer?

One of the most pervasive (and false) myths surrounding wearing a bra is that wearing a bra can cause cancer. The simple truth is that there is no link between breast cancer and wearing a bra. Every story and article that attributes increased breast cancer rates to wearing bras mentions a Harvard study and a

Big Busted Women Need Support!

Yesterday, we looked at why women wear bras and the role that bras play in modern society. We briefly touched on women wearing bras for support, but that’s a topic that certainly deserves more attention. Anyone who’s above an A cup can benefit from wearing a bra for support. Women with smaller busts may only