A GROUP of tribeswomen in traditional African garb stand singing in the grasslands of Kenya - but one woman stands out and it's not just because of her 32S boobs. Now I have a lot of invitations from all over Africa. Twenty-four surgeries followed all over her body, including increasing her natural 32D breasts to the 32S they are now, which she inflates using a saline pump. Then in January , Martina, who had previously used sunbeds to boost her pale skin, had a series of tanning injections claiming at the time she was "obsessed" with darker skin. Now however she insists that the injections were in fact experimental medicine designed to boost the body's resistance to skin cancer.
Why it's done
During a mammogram, you stand in front of an X-ray machine designed for mammography. A technician places your breast on a platform and positions the platform to match your height. The technician helps you position your head, arms and torso to allow an unobstructed view of your breast. A mammogram is an X-ray image of your breasts used to screen for breast cancer. Mammograms play a key role in early breast cancer detection and help decrease breast cancer deaths. During a mammogram, your breasts are compressed between two firm surfaces to spread out the breast tissue. Then an X-ray captures black-and-white images of your breasts that are displayed on a computer screen and examined by a doctor who looks for signs of cancer. A mammogram can be used either for screening or for diagnostic purposes. How often you should have a mammogram depends on your age and your risk of breast cancer. Mammography is X-ray imaging of your breasts designed to detect tumors and other abnormalities.
Ptosis or sagging of the female breast is a natural consequence of aging. The rate at which a woman's breasts drop and the degree of ptosis depends on many factors. The key factors influencing breast ptosis over a woman's lifetime are cigarette smoking, her number of pregnancies , gravity , higher body mass index , larger bra cup size, and significant weight change. Many women and medical professionals mistakenly believe that breastfeeding increases sagging.
O dd things are happening in women's bras. In recent years, the average British bra size has jumped from 34B to 36D, which means that while women's backs have grown one size, breasts have jumped up two. Many department stores have increased the range of cup sizes on offer to meet the ballooning demand. Last week, Debenhams started stocking KK bras, which were previously only available in specialist stores. In a country where one in three women is overweight, you'd think there was a simple, fat-related reason for this, but obesity alone doesn't explain the jump in cup size, nor the biggest growth area in bra sales: smaller back size and bigger cup size. Judging by recent underwear figures, there are more slimmer women with larger boobs than ever before. Women are happy about this. Men are happy about this. But no one seems happy to explain why this is happening.