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Braless is Best? Study Says Bras Make Breasts Saggier
shine.yahoo.com ^ | Thur April 11, 2013 | Sarah B. Weir

Posted on 04/11/2013 12:45:35 PM PDT by posterchild

Marilyn Monroe slept in a bra to keep her assets firm and perky, according to Hollywood lore. A new study out of France suggests it might have been more effective for the screen goddess to go "au naturel" instead.

Researchers spent 15 years studying the breasts of over 330 French women, and concluded that wearing a bra does not prevent sagging or ease back pain as commonly thought. "Medically, physiologically, anatomically—breasts gain no benefit from being denied gravity, Professor Jean-Denis Rouillon, from the University of Besançon, told France Info Radio. "On the contrary, they get saggier with a bra."

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1 posted on 04/11/2013 12:45:35 PM PDT by posterchild
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To: Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

Another study.


2 posted on 04/11/2013 12:49:19 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: posterchild

saving my spot. Let the games begin!


3 posted on 04/11/2013 12:49:38 PM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: posterchild

Id be able to give my opinions on their study if pictures were provided. For..ummm, scientific comparison. Yeah, thats it..


4 posted on 04/11/2013 12:52:20 PM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: posterchild

I don’t believe this study.


5 posted on 04/11/2013 12:53:14 PM PDT by psjones (u)
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To: posterchild

No pics disputing this claim, please.


6 posted on 04/11/2013 12:53:28 PM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell, Huxley and Rand warned us about 0bama's USA)
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To: posterchild

I’m still trying to believe that Sears got away with marketing a women’s clothing line called “Sag Harbor.”


7 posted on 04/11/2013 12:54:05 PM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: posterchild

And this professional study was funded by.....


8 posted on 04/11/2013 12:54:24 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: posterchild
One study won't do. We need studies done in pairs. Mounds of data. Every drop of grant money must be milked. We cannot be detered by no-nothing boobs that deny science. Our best researchers need to rack their brains to come up with every possible means of testing, or go bust trying.
9 posted on 04/11/2013 12:54:50 PM PDT by Rebel_Ace (Tags?!? Tags?!? We don' neeeed no stinkin' Tags!)
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To: posterchild

             

10 posted on 04/11/2013 12:54:54 PM PDT by tomkat (-liberty or death-)
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To: posterchild

some of those National Geographic videos would suggest the opposite


11 posted on 04/11/2013 12:55:09 PM PDT by MNDude (Have you ever noticed how many hate filled atheists there are on the Internet?)
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To: posterchild
Researchers spent 15 years studying the breasts of over 330 French women

Your average 17 year old boy has done more research than that!

12 posted on 04/11/2013 12:55:13 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: shove_it

13 posted on 04/11/2013 12:55:40 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: posterchild

14 posted on 04/11/2013 12:56:04 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: posterchild
This study would have to be normed by subgroups such as cup size, age, and height-weight proportions. The sample is not really large enough to include those subgroups and be scientific. So another study demands to be done.

And for those who think this is superficial check again about how much money is spent annually on bras.

As the Terry Thomas character said in ITS A MAD, MAD, MAD, WORLD, “If American women stopped wearing brassieres the whole U.S. economy would collapse.”

15 posted on 04/11/2013 12:56:08 PM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: posterchild

This thread is screaming for visual evidence!


16 posted on 04/11/2013 12:56:39 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

And this professional study was funded by.....

Your tax money...I’m sure


17 posted on 04/11/2013 12:56:42 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: posterchild
Where is Laz? Applying for a grant to study this, no doubt.country
18 posted on 04/11/2013 12:56:46 PM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: posterchild

Was this a double blind study?


19 posted on 04/11/2013 12:57:04 PM PDT by matt1234
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To: posterchild
You be the judge:

 photo natalie_portman_zps2ab4a78e.jpg

20 posted on 04/11/2013 12:57:08 PM PDT by randita
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To: Colorado Doug

My stupid phone added “country” I hate it when it does that!


21 posted on 04/11/2013 12:57:56 PM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: posterchild
Researchers spent 15 years studying the breasts of over 330 French women

So, Francois, what do you do for a living?

22 posted on 04/11/2013 12:58:37 PM PDT by kevao (.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
And this professional study was funded by.....

The French taxpayers?

No wonder they have a 75% rate,

24 posted on 04/11/2013 1:00:30 PM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versaille on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: posterchild

The breast is essentially fat and mammary glands, gravity will take its toll, especially on larger breasts.
Bras just keep you from smacking yourself in the face.


25 posted on 04/11/2013 1:00:41 PM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: posterchild

So, I guess having a bra to support them makes breasts lazy.

Therefore: bra = boob welfare. :)


26 posted on 04/11/2013 1:00:47 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'll stop being a cynic when the world stops giving me reasons to be cynical.)
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To: posterchild
braless photo: Winona Ryder Winona_Ryder_braless.gif
27 posted on 04/11/2013 1:01:45 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Where’d you get my photo from ?


28 posted on 04/11/2013 1:01:55 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: posterchild

I must not be denied my gravity!


29 posted on 04/11/2013 1:02:00 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: posterchild

The author of the study never spent time in the interior jungles of New Guinea.


30 posted on 04/11/2013 1:02:56 PM PDT by Jemian (Happy Easter! He is risen!)
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To: randita

Babies make tits sag ... women that bore no children have higher and firmer boobs.


31 posted on 04/11/2013 1:03:06 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: posterchild
Right. That's why all those National Geographic pics of Tribal females have perky breasts! :) Just an observation.
32 posted on 04/11/2013 1:03:34 PM PDT by poobear (Socialism in the minds of the elites, is a con-game for the serfs, nothing more.)
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To: Snickering Hound

Isn’t that Spock’s mother? Where is your shame????


33 posted on 04/11/2013 1:04:53 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

That’s the one I ment — arrrgghh, my eyes!


34 posted on 04/11/2013 1:05:14 PM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell, Huxley and Rand warned us about 0bama's USA)
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To: posterchild

Kind of a “use it or lose it” think, eh?


35 posted on 04/11/2013 1:05:20 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: posterchild

I think the study must be accurate. Just check those old National Geographics with the older African native women who have gone au naturel all of their lives.


36 posted on 04/11/2013 1:05:21 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (HRC:"Sometimes she looks like a primary schoolgirl and sometimes a pensioner going shopping,"-NKorea)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Ping...


37 posted on 04/11/2013 1:06:14 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'll stop being a cynic when the world stops giving me reasons to be cynical.)
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To: posterchild

I don’t believe it. I also don’t believe this study would change anything in the way women dress.


38 posted on 04/11/2013 1:06:30 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

L.O.L.!


39 posted on 04/11/2013 1:07:08 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: svcw

Having been married to a Lady with a more than ample cup size, I can assure doubters that the bra is most useful to prevent stretch marks.


40 posted on 04/11/2013 1:07:11 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

That one too. Gaaag!


41 posted on 04/11/2013 1:08:58 PM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell, Huxley and Rand warned us about 0bama's USA)
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To: MHGinTN

Bumping this thread for its endless possibilititties....


42 posted on 04/11/2013 1:09:17 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: b4its2late

no evidence please. once knew a woman who didn’t ever wear a bra.

Think golf ball in a sock.


43 posted on 04/11/2013 1:11:07 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Snickering Hound
must

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44 posted on 04/11/2013 1:11:08 PM PDT by tomkat (-liberty or death-)
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To: posterchild
Fun thread, but this is a serious reply.

I do massage therapy as a hobby. I specialize in lymphatic drainage massage and cellulite reduction massage.

The lymph system consists of lymph nodes, lymph vessels, and organs. The primary jobs of the lymphatic system are to isolate and fight infections, absorb excess fluid, fat and debris from our bodies.

The lymph fluid runs throughout the entire body, and acts as the dumping ground for each and every cell to dispose of its metabolic waste from the burning off of fuel and energy, as well as the elimination of bacteria and viruses.

As these materials build up in the lymph system, it may become congested or blocked. Because the lymph system cleanses our entire body, symptoms of a blocked system can manifest in many ways from frequent cold and infections to joint pain.

The lymph system has no means of circulation. Unlike the blood system which has the heart to pump and circulate it throughout the body, the only means of lymph fluid circulation is from the body's movements such as exercise and deep diaphragmic breathing.

Now back to breasts. A woman's breast has no muscles, so it really requires a manual massage to keep the lymph fluids flowing. Bras, especially wire bras, cut off the natural lymphatic fluid flow.

45 posted on 04/11/2013 1:11:23 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: posterchild

I will help fund a study that says they need more fresh air.

Who’s with me?


46 posted on 04/11/2013 1:11:48 PM PDT by joshua c (Please dont feed the liberals)
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To: Ronin
Bumping this thread for its endless possibilititties....


             

47 posted on 04/11/2013 1:12:39 PM PDT by tomkat (-liberty or death-)
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To: Rebel_Ace
Makes me want to heave....

Alas....they don't heave..not even a little bit.

But I have brains.

48 posted on 04/11/2013 1:12:54 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I hate when I take off my shirt. All these dudes around me making slurping and sucking sounds with their mouth and groping movements with their hands. I told grandpa to knock it off.


49 posted on 04/11/2013 1:14:02 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: tomkat

50 posted on 04/11/2013 1:14:25 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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