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How to Lose Belly Fat.

Losing Belly Fat Depends on the Type of Fat Lots of us have it.  Annoying belly fat that ruins our appearance and saps our self-esteem.  But when we look around, we can see that there are many types of belly fat.  There are those with beer bellies, large, protuberant abdomens that almost mimic pregnancy.  On the other end of the spectrum, are those with small rolls that hang over the belt line.   Then in between, we see those with loose skin and belly fat.  Just as the types of belly fat differ, the significance and treatment of each varies also. The Beer Belly or Visceral Fat. The worst type of belly fat to have is the beer belly.  It’s name is derived from men who consume large amounts of alcohol.  Beer tends to be rich in excess amounts of empty calories.  It is not only cosmetically displeasing, but the health consequences of this type of fat are very significant.  When you look at this type of belly fat you will notice that only a small amount of fat is found under the surface of the skin.  This is because the vast majority of this fat is contained inside of the abdomen itself and is known as visceral fat.  Visceral fat is a very  dangerous fat to have in excess.  It is very biologically active and has many ill effects on the body to include insulin resistance and diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.  Unfortunately this fat is not accessible with surgery or other noninvasive procedures.  It only responds to a medical weight loss diet and exercise.   It is critical to loose weight to prevent the health consequences of excess visceral fat. As the weight is lost, the cosmetic concerns can also be addressed. Pinchable (Subcutaneous) Belly Fat. In contrast to beer bellies, are those with significant pinchable layers (subcutaneous) of belly fat. Although less dangerous than visceral fat, this type of fat still has negative impacts on health and appearance.   This type of fat responds not only to weight loss and exercise, but also surgical and noninvasive procedures.  Liposuction is ideal to remove this fat as well as sculpt its shape to accentuate natural body curves.   Liposuction alternative procedures like Coolsculpting can freeze this fat layer for long-lasting reduction. Loose Skin and Belly Fat. Further complicating belly fat for many women is loose skin.  In fact, the belly fat gives the loose skin support and removing it can worsen the skin laxity.  In these situations, another modality must be introduced to deal with the loose skin.  Heat can be added either internally via laser liposuction or from the outside (Venus Freeze) to induce skin tightening.  Heat can deliver a good amount of tightening without large incisions.  But in many patients, the amount of excess skin exceeds the capability of the laser or other heating devices.   These cases require excision of excess skin via a tummy tuck or abdominoplasty.  Liposuction and heat can be combined with a tummy tuck for optimal results. Do I need liposuction or a tummy tuck? …

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Liposuction Expectations.

Liposuction Meaning Liposuction is simply the removal of excess fat from certain parts of the body. Body areas can include the thighs, abdomen, upper arms, chest (for men with male breasts), the flanks, knees, back and the chin. While liposuction can offer much in the way of cosmetic surgery, there are certain things it can’t accomplish. Check out what some liposuction expectations are. Liposuction Expectations: More than anything else, liposuction is performed to enhance the aesthetics of the body since excess fat is widely considered to be unsightly. Too much fat is also unhealthy although merely relying on liposuction to stay trim isn’t advisable. With liposuction, candidates can expect to have better defined contours which positively affects their self-image and confidence.  More than anything, Liposuction is a body sculpting procedure. For example, let’s say you have had love handles your whole life that stay there no matter how thin you are.  Liposuction can easily remove this stubborn fat and shave inches off your waist.  There really is no other way to target fatty areas in such a way.  Liposuction can easily do that. What Liposuction can’t do Liposuction isn’t a miracle procedure.  Liposuction isn’t a substitute for regular exercise and a healthy diet.  Liposuction can produce more than 50% skin tightening but it cannot remove large amounts of loose and excess skin.  Patients with poor health are advised against having it performed as overall health is always taken into consideration when undergoing the procedure. How much weight can you lose with liposuction? The amount of fat removed during liposuction depends on how much fat you have to start with.   However, the exact amount will depend on what the cosmetic surgeon deems is appropriate.  Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure nor a guarantee against future weight gain.  However, the fat removed from your body will result in weight loss typically seen about a month after the procedure.  This weight loss usually ranges from 5-10 pounds. A healthy diet and exercise are critical in maintaining your results.  It is important to discuss with your liposuction surgeon your goals and expectations.  One must be realistic about what Liposuction can and can’t do. Is liposuction worth it? This depends on your commitment to your health after liposuction.  If you plan to maintain your weight or better, lose weight, your liposuction results will be lifelong.  There is no other way to target stubborn fat and produce body contouring than liposuction. Liposuction Cost Liposuction is also a significant financial investment.  However, local anesthesia and competition have made it very affordable.  Also, there is no price in making you feel better about yourself. Liposuction Alternatives Liposuction is not for everyone.  Coolsculpting is a great liposuction alternative that allows reduction of stubborn fat without the need for anesthesia or needles.  If you have weight to lose, a medical weight loss diet is best for both health and cosmetic reasons. Trisha paytas Liposuction: Why I Got Liposuction. …

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