Have you ever wondered why (as a general rule) we find big breasts more attractive than small? What is certain is that it is something that we think of from we are young but in reality and in principle has no logical reasoning.
Although the main purpose of female breasts is to feed children, with time it has become one of the parts with a greater sexual connotation of the woman’s body. Even so, there are still many things that still many do not know about the breast.
13 interesting facts about breasts that everyone should know
1 – Humans are the only animals with permanently large breasts
All other primates only develop breasts of great size during lactation, but women continue to have voluptuous breasts after menopause.
2 – Cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of the breasts are some of the most frequent
In 2007, there were almost 400,000 breast augmentation surgeries in the United States.
3 – The size and shape of the breasts is largely influenced by genetics
Richard Bleicher ensures that the characteristics of the chest can come from both sides of the family, which means that the genes of the father’s side may also affect the appearance of the breasts of a woman. This is the reason why two sisters can have breasts of different sizes.
4 – Having one breast bigger than the other is not unlikely
Many women have one breast bigger than the other, in fact, in most cases, the larger breast is usually the left.
5 – Breasts are more prone to dryness
In comparison with the skin of the rest of the body of a woman, the breasts tend to dry out more easily. This is because the skin of the chest is much thinner, so that some women may feel they need to hydrate over that area, especially during the winter months.
6 – Some women can reach orgasm with just the stimulation of the nipples
A study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine revealed that some women can reach climax just through stimulation of the nipple. This can happen when the sensory cortex of the genital of the brain is raised through self-stimulation.
7 – Smokers are more likely to have sagging breasts
Women’s Health explains that the carcinogens in cigarette smoke cause the elastin of the body to decompose, which inevitably leads to sagging of the breasts.
8 – The size of a woman’s breasts does not matter when it comes to feeding
The larger breast have a higher proportion of fatty tissue compared to glandular tissue, but this has no effect on the amount of milk you can produce.
9 – Annie Hawkins-Turner, also known as Norma Stitz) holds the Guinness world record for having the largest natural breasts
This woman suffers from gigantomastia, a rare condition characterized by an excessive growth of the breasts.
10 – The size of the breasts fluctuates regularly
Due to the levels of progesterone and prolactin that women have during the premenstrual phase, may experience changes in the size of their breasts.
11 – The breasts swell when the woman is aroused
Like the male genitalia, the breasts also increase in volume when the woman is excited, although obviously it is not as noticeable.
12 – Sleeping on your chest can affect the shape of your breasts
The dermatologist Laurie Polis ensures that pressing your breasts against a mattress all night over many years can change the shape of your breasts.
13 – During pregnancy and lactation, the nipple can become darker
Alexander Swistel says that newborn babies are colour blind, so the color of the nipple darkens for the baby to find it with greater ease.