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Causes Stretch Marks and What Are the Treatment Options

What Actually Causes Stretch Marks and What Are the Treatment Options

If you believe cocoa butter can be your best weapon to ward off pregnancy-related stretch marks, think again and save your money as it turns out that, stretch marks are majorly controls by genetics according to a research published by the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. In the study, researchers in the genetics company 23andMe looked into the DNA of  33,930 people with 4,967 having sever pregnancy stretch marks.  The findings were that, any mutations around or in specific four genes which are ELN, SRPX, HMCN1 and TMEM18 raised the risk of the participants to develop stretch marks by 40%. Of these contributing genes ELN (aka elastin) was most linked to developing stretch marks especially pregnancy prelates stretch marks.  Elastin is a …

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Everything You Need To Know About Pregnancy Stretch Marks

Everything You Need To Know About Pregnancy Stretch Marks

Pregnancy and child birth is a life changing experience, during pregnancy you will experience plenty of bodily changes that will mostly go away after child birth and as time goes by, but one change that can happen to your body as a result of pregnancy and not go away after time is stretch marks. Almost 85 to 90 of women get stretch marks around the seventh and eighth month of their pregnancy, some women even take stretch marks as a significant fact in having a child just like diapers and feeding. Here’s all you need to know about stretch marks. Women who were on an ideal weight when they got pregnant are most likely to get more stretch marks than …

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5 Foods That Help Reduce Stretch Marks

5 Foods That Help Reduce Stretch Marks

Stretch marks are one of the most annoying skin problems that many people suffer from. They are usually associated with pregnancy and they also can be the result of losing and gaining a lot of weight. These light colored vein-like lines often appear on stomach, arms, thighs, abdomen, and hips. Although they are not painful or harmful, they cause some discomfort for many women. Instead of buying very expensive creams and lotions that promise to solve this problem, you can go natural and start including some foods that can help reduce the appearance of stretch marks in your diet. Here are some common foods that can increase skin elasticity and thus help in getting rid of stretch marks. 1. Oyster: …

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Pros And Cons Of Laser Stretch Marks Removal

Pros And Cons Of Laser Stretch Marks Removal

Are you bothered by stretch marks that have appeared on your body? If yes, so you are not alone. Stretch marks are a very common problem that affects both women and men and they typically reside on hips, stomach, arms, breasts and buttocks. There are many creams, lotions, and products that promise that they will remove stretch marks. But some people feel disappointed when such products don’t offer them satisfying results and that is why they start to think about laser stretch marks removal. If you are one of those people and you think about trying this technique but you want to know more about it, below we discuss the most important facts you should know about laser stretch marks …

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Say Goodbye to Stretch Marks With These Natural Remedies

Say Goodbye to Stretch Marks With These Natural Remedies

Stretch marks are visible lines or streaks on the skin surface with an off-color hue. Generally, pregnancy is considered as the main cause of stretch marks but also there are many other reasons that can cause stretch marks which include rapid weight loss or weight gain, rapid growth, bodybuilding, heredity factors, and changes in physical conditions. These marks first appear as thin pink or red lines but then their color turns into silver. They are usually found in the abdominal wall, breasts, upper arms, underarms, back, thighs and buttocks. The appearance of these marks is annoying for many people and they try many cosmetic products to get rid of them. But this article will help you fade these stretch marks …

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Prevent Pregnancy Stretch Marks with these Tips

Prevent Pregnancy Stretch Marks with these Tips

The appearance of pregnancy stretch marks presents a risk to any pregnant women. They are painless and not harmful. Stretch marks start out as red streaks and if not handled they turn silvery. The appearance of these marks can be reduced or prevented if the mom acts early in her pregnancy. And here are some tips to follow in order to prevent the appearance of stretch marks. 1. Drink lots of water. Water helps detoxify your body and keep you hydrated and refreshed throughout the day. Water also keeps your skin cells plump making your skin healthier and less prone to stretch marks. It is recommended to drink from 8 to 10 glasses of water a day to get a …

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