05th Jun 2008

Stretch Mark Treatment – what options are there for reducing or removing stretch marks?

Stretch Mark Treatment Australia

Stretch marks develop when the skin is stretched to the extent that the connecting collagen fibres in the skin tear, thus producing the tell-tale lines of scarring. Over time these lines normally fade to become somewhat less obvious.

Men and women can get stretch marks and they commonly occur on the stomach, thighs, hips and breasts. Women are more likely to suffer from stretch marks as their bodies are subject to more extreme size changes (for example during pregnancy). Heredity also plays a part in determining a the likelihood of getting stretch marks.

What can be done to reduce or avoid stretch marks?
Unfortunately stretch marks are sometimes unavoidable, especially in the case of pregnant women. However there are things you can do to lessen them, and to avoid the likelihood of getting them, especially if you were able to go through puberty without any.

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