Wednesday, May 16, 2007

  1. Most women have one breast bigger than the other.
  2. For some unexplained reason, it's more likely to be your left breast that's the bigger.
  3. Breasts are at their most symmetrical between days 14 and 16 of her monthly cycle, due to hormones released during ovulation.
  4. As we age, connective tissues inside the breasts are replaced with fat--which means breasts lose firmness and get droopier with age.
  5. You stand equal chance of inheriting your shape from your maternal or paternal side.
  6. Hormones during pregnancy can darken nipples. They fade later.
  7. Some women have one nipple that's whiter than the other.
  8. You can suffer from Jogger's Nipple if you exercise without having a sports bra. Friction is caused by breasts rubbing again fabric, making the nipples sore.
  9. Exercies won't keep your breasts firm. Using weights can tone your pectoral muscles, but it won't stop nature in its tracks.
  10. Humans are the only species to have permanently enlarged breasts.
source: cosmopolitan mag, august 2006