11 Mistakes Women Make in Middle Age

Here are the 11 most common mistakes aging women make—and how to avoid them.

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Wearing the wrong bra

It's inevitable—gravity has an impact on our bodies. But while you might be saggy where you were once perky, that doesn't mean you have to stay that way.

"Many women continue to wear the same size and brand they've always worn, without considering that our bodies change as we age," says Grufferman.

The right underwear can help lift and slim your body, so re-evaluate your undergarments and invest in some new pieces. Most large department stores and lingerie shops offer free bra-fitting services.

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