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Stretch Marks: One of the Reasons for Psychological Distress in Women

stretch marksStretch marks are one of the horrifying truths which more than 90% females across the world face. Recently, a survey-study said out of two, one women is suffering with the problem of psychological issues due to these stretch marks and scarring.

Bio-Oil, a leading specialist skincare product company commissioned the survey and a research firm, PPCR Market Research conducted it. The survey results say that one in two women feels psychological impact of stretch marks.

Only one-fourth of the total females were satisfied with the advice that was provided by health practitioners. Over 100 women were a part of this research.

More than 50 percent of the participants said that their confidence within themselves has gone negative. Half of the total females said that it because of the stretch marks and scars they have to change their dressing style.

One-fifth females said they hide these ugly skin patterns from their partners. 26% females said that they are really worried about stretch marks whereas 66% told they were given no advice by any health care professional.

Some of the females were concerned for the fact that no appropriate official practice or guidance is available for stretch mark treatment.

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Posted by on Oct 16 2010. Filed under Breaking News, Health. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

1 Comment for “Stretch Marks: One of the Reasons for Psychological Distress in Women”

  1. Sofree

    This is so true. I struggle with depression everyday because of stretch marks. I hope and pray there will be a solution soon.

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