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How does yo-yo dieting affect my skin?

Ben Kaminsky
Dermatology
Along with a lack of essential nutrients affecting skin, a history of yo-yo dieting (gaining and losing weight repeatedly) often results in sagging or drooping skin. This can be seen around folds of skin on the neck after losing weight. Repeated gaining and losing weight puts added stress on the skin’s elasticity, and the skin won’t spring back into its normal shape as quickly. Moreover, being underweight can lead to chronic health problems from imbalanced hormones, resulting in amenorrhea (absence of menstrual periods).
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