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Stretch Marks : All you need to know (Video)

During pregnancy your belly will stretch - and so will your skin. If you want to prevent stretch marks or make them fade away post-partum, then watch this pregnancy video.

Written by Admin |Updated : August 6, 2013 11:12 AM IST

During pregnancy your belly will stretch and so will your skin. There are various reasons stretch marks are caused pregnancy, rapid weight gain and weight loss. Almost 50% women will get stretch marks during pregnancy. They are caused by tearing of the dermis (the layer beneath visible skin) due to sudden stretching. Hormonal changes and genetics influence the skin's capacity to withstand stretching forces, as do diet and (possibly) exercise. Watch Dr Eden Fromberg explain why they're caused and how to prevent them.

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