It is time to let go the expensive BRAs we keep as they seem to have no real benefits—except probably being sexy lingerie…
to scientists, brassieres increase sagging of our “orange”ies and don’t
alleviate back pain, contrary to what we have been for years.
a bra does nothing to decrease back pain, and the support offered by a
brassiere actually encourages the breasts to sag so if you are worried
about sagging, it is time to ditch the bra.
A 15-year study led
by Jean-Denis Rouillon, from the University of Besançon in eastern
France, found that “bras are a false necessity.”
physiologically, anatomically – breasts gain no benefit from being
denied gravity. On the contrary, they get saggier with a bra,” Rouillon,
a Sports Science expert, told France Info radio.
To come to this
conclusion, Rouillon spent a decade and a half measuring the changes in
breasts of hundreds of women- between the ages of 18 and 35 using a
slide rule and caliper at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire in
Of the braless women, the researchers concluded that
“on average their chests lifted on average seven millimeters in one year
in relation to the shoulders.”
According to a 28-year-old woman
who took part in the study and who has not worn a bra for two years now,
there is no way she will be going back to wearing a bra.
told France Info Radio that “There are multiple benefits: I breathe more
easily, I carry myself better, and I have less back pain”.
not buying any more bras again and in fact without them, my nips are
able to stand up straight—bringing me all the attention I deserve.