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Avoiding Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

Overview Pregnancy brings body changes, but one not so welcome is stretch marks. There are two theories as to why stretch marks develop. One theory is that when a person gains weight quickly the skin stretches to make room for added tissue. The oth...

What Can Prevent Stretch Marks During Pregnancy?

Overview The skin is a strong, elastic substance and it is the largest organ in the body. When a lot of weight is gained or lost in a short amount of time, stretch marks can develop. Known medically as striae, stretch marks appear on the skin as lo...

How to Avoid Stretch Marks While Working Out

Overview As the name implies, stretch marks are caused when the skin is stretched past its normal limits. This comes from excessive weight gain in a short amount of time. They appear in long lines that are red, purple or pink in color. When it come...

How to Avoid Getting Stretch Marks

Overview Stretch marks are areas of indented skin that are often pink, purple or white. These marks are caused by the skin stretching and losing elasticity. While some stretch marks are preventable, such as those associated with rapid weight gain,...

How to Prevent Stretch Marks When Lifting

Overview Stretch marks are known medically as "striae," and they appear on the skin as long reddish colored streaks. These markings form when the skin gets stretched past its normal capacity too rapidly. Building muscle mass quickly is a risk facto...

How to Prevent Weightlifting Stretch Marks

Overview One of the most popular benefits of weightlifting is the impact it has on your body's physique. For many, weightlifting is not just a way to stay in shape, it's also a way to maintain their body image and boost their self-esteem. But addin...

How to Prevent Stretch Marks on Breasts

Overview Stretch marks, known clinically as striae, are red or purple colored lines that appear on the skin when it gets overstretched. They take place when the collagen in the middle layer of skin called the dermis gets damaged. When it comes to t...

How to Avoid Strech Marks

Overview Stretch marks can pop up anywhere your skin stretches unexpectedly, most often because of sudden weight gain or weight loss or growth spurts. Though stretch marks aren't dangerous, the reddish-purple streaks can be unsightly--and once you...

How to Make My Own Stretch Mark Prevention Cream for Pregnancy

Overview Stretch marks are a fact of life for many pregnant women. The reddish marks appear on parts of your body where you suddenly gain or lose weight, as during pregnancy. Though you can't absolutely prevent stretch marks--some people are geneti...

How to Avoid Stretch Marks When Pregnant

Overview Stretch marks are caused by an overproduction of collagen when the skin is overly stretched during periods of rapid weight gain. This makes pregnant women prone to stretch marks on their abdomen and breasts. You are also at a higher risk i...