Increasing Size of Female Breasts Causing Concern

by Kathy Jones on  June 9, 2012 at 10:34 PM Women Health News
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Writing in her new book, Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History, American journalist and author Florence Williams has expressed concerns over the increasing size of a woman's breasts.
 Increasing Size of Female Breasts Causing Concern
Increasing Size of Female Breasts Causing Concern

Williams revealed that the average bra size of an American woman has increased from 34 B to 36 C and added that the increasing size comes with a number of problems.

Trying to determine the reason for the increase in size, Williams pointed out to a number of factors including obesity and early onset of puberty, both of which are viewed as precursors to breast cancer.

Williams also said that larger breasts lead to a higher accumulation of pollutants which are then passed on to infants through breast feeding. "Breast-feeding, it turns out, is a very efficient way to transfer our society's industrial flotsam to the next generation. Our breasts soak up pollution. Breasts carry the burden of the mistakes we have made", she added.

Source: Medindia

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