Question: Does concave chest get worse?

In some people, the depth of the indentation worsens in early adolescence and can continue to worsen into adulthood. In severe cases of pectus excavatum, the breastbone may compress the lungs and heart. Signs and symptoms may include: Decreased exercise tolerance.In some people, the depth of the indentation worsens in early adolescence and can continue to worsen into adulthood. In severe cases of pectus excavatum, the breastbone

Is it bad to have a concave chest?

The sunken chest, especially in more severe cases, can compress the heart and lungs and affect breathing and circulation.

Does pectus excavatum get better?

Pectus excavatum cant be cured fully through exercise. However, in some people with mild cases, practicing exercises can improve symptoms. Whilst the physical deformity of pectus excavatum cant be fixed, exercise can improve posture and the degree to which the chest expands (source).

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