Breast hypotrophy : the causes
Breast hypoplasia or breast hypotrophy is a deficiency in the breast volume. It can be seen since the adulthood, at the end of the puberty or as you get older. It can often leads to a psychological discomfort while causing a lack of femininity and of self-confidence in the affected woman.
What are the causes of breast hypotrophy ?
The causes of breast hypoplasia are often genetic or secondary.
Breast hypoplasia is mainly due to genetic pathologies that cause atrophy of the breast gland volume. These so-called genetic diseases are caused by chromosomal aberrations, the exposure of the embryo to harmful substances, thus promoting malformations and leading to breast hypoplasia which occurs at puberty.
Poor diet, alcoholism and smoking can slow down the development of glands and reduce the breast size. These causes are not yet well understood by doctors and researchers, but they seem to influence the breast size, especially in women with a rather disturbed puberty.
The sudden weight loss is another very common cause of the breast hypotrophy.