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10 Most Common Body Parts People Hide

        Health | Body Parts

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The Stomach
Time to shop for looser clothes.
Time to shop for looser clothes.
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Whether you call it a tummy or a gut, stomach issues affect both women and men. A large or sagging stomach is hard to conceal with layers of clothing, and in silhouette, can look unkempt and unhealthy. Unfortunately, men and post-menopausal women may both be predisposed to carry extra weight around the middle, and women who have given birth may have trouble getting rid of that extra pouch of pregnancy-related stomach flab. Because it's hard to make a rounded belly look like anything other than what it is, hiding it can take some creativity. Vests may help, but in the end, exercise and possibly surgery may be the only two viable options. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 116,000 tummy tucks were performed in 2010, making it the fifth most popular cosmetic surgery procedure behind perennial favorites like nose reshaping and breast augmentation [source: American Society of Plastic Surgeons].


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