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Frequently Asked Questions
There are many questions people have about their stretch marks. We have tried to cover a few of them here to help you learn more about your stretch marks.
Are there any home remedies for stretch marks?
The most important thing to do for treating stretch marks is to maintain healthy skin. There are a great many creams for treating stretch marks available for home use. Prevention of stretch marks should be your first line of defense against these types of scars.
What causes stretch marks?
Stretch marks are caused when the skin is stretched beyond its elasticity and scars form. Excessive weight gain can case stretch marks as well as gaining weight too quickly.
How can I prevent stretch marks?
The absolute most important action you can take to prevent stretch marks is to maintain healthy skin. This includes drinking plenty of water, eating a balanced diet rich in Vitamins A and E, exercising, and limiting your exposure to the sun's damaging ultraviolet rays.
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