Cellulite can be defined as lumpy substance that resembles cottage cheese and is commonly found on human parts such as buttocks, stomach and thighs. More specifically, the term is used to describe deposits fats trapped in pockets of connective tissues that are situated just under the skin . Cosmetically, such condition is responsible for a progressive bulky appearance with creases and layers of fats that are visible even from the distance. Cellulite is more common in women as compared to the men especially in the women above 35 years. This condition affects 80-90% of women and, with the passing of time, progressively worsens and gives rise not only to physical problems, but also to psychological ones as well.
Q: How does cellulite develop?
A: Causes of cellulite include hormonal changes during puberty, during pregnancy and pre/post menopausal periods. Certain anomalies, overproduction of estrogen, disturbance in endocrine functions etc can also increase fat storage in the body and finally result into cellulite. The person with sedentary lifestyle that lacks of exercises and physical activities is also susceptible to have cellulite. Excess consumption of saturated fats and sugary items, poor hydration etc. also contribute housing unwanted layers of the fats many where in the body that can later appear as cellulite. Poor blood circulation and poor lymphatic flow can also cause cellulite according to some health experts.
Q: How to Get Rid of Cellulite?
A: There are many ways to treat cellulite. Physical activities such as exercises, strict diet and giving up sedentary lifestyle help a lot reducing fat and cellulite condition from the body. There are some ultramodern techniques such as IPL-therapy; mesotherapy, Radio Frequenzy-therapy, Cellsonic treatments, etc can drastically reduce cellulite and other fatty layers from the body. Other types of cellulite reduction techniques include endermologie, liposuction and cellulite massage.
You should also give up certain high-calorie, high-fat and high-carbohydrate diet that can turn into fats and can get stored in the body. You should include fiber or roughage in the diet that is having fat binding capacity and can bind fats present in the intestines and can expel them out with feces.