Cellulite

Cellulite

Lipodystrophy Gynoid is the correct, technical name for “cellulite”, though the term also refers to bacterial infection of the subcutaneous tissues; outside the medical sphere the term already is enshrined. Cellulite is a change caused by the accumulation of fat, water and toxins in the cells, making these cells full and hard, leaving the area with unevenness and nodules, which manifests itself externally as an “orange peel” texture. It is caused by changes in fatty tissue under the skin, in conjunction with microcirculation alterations and a consequent increase in fibrous tissue.

Cellulite is not a serious medical condition, but can cause discomfort in women because of the appearance that it gives the skin.

knowing the types will help you understand that cellulite can be mild to severe.

Soft Cellulite

This type of cellulite would give your skin a rippling appearance. Basically, from the name itself, the cellulite appears to be soft to touch. These cellulite are commonly found in areas where buildups of fat are present.Good examples of the areas are the legs and the upper arms. On the other hand, this type of cellulite could also be accompanied by spider veins and varicose veins. This cellulite would noticeably move as you move.It would also increase as you gain weight and as you age.

Hard Cellulite

This type of cellulite is actually observed in young women, especially those who regularly exercise. This is observed to have an orange peel texture when pinched.Commonly, teenagers are found to have this type; it is one of the first signs of cellulite. The areas affected by this cellulite are the external areas of your thighs and hips.Moreover, it could be found around the back and the inside of your knees. The areas affected by this cellulite are ceaseless and would not even move as you move.

Edematous

This type of cellulite is caused by an abnormal accumulation of liquid in the tissues of the body. This is normally characterized by the increased volume of the lower limbs.Moreover, you would find your fingertip pressure to be left when you remove it from the affected area. The skin affected by this cellulite is also bright and thin. You may also experience sore legs and a feeling of heaviness.This is considered to be the most serious type of cellulite.

The above types of cellulite would give you an idea as to which type your cellulite belongs to. The classifications would help your therapist  treat your issue easily by talking treatments to your needs.

Causes

There are various factors for a person to develop cellulite. Excess weight is a factor, but many women who have normal weight, or even below normal, may show a poor balance between the amount of body fat and muscle mass. In this case: a thin woman may have a higher proportion of fat and lower muscle mass, while maintaining a normal or low weight. This excess fat, in association with the action of female hormones and changes in microcirculation and lymphatic drainage will often resist in cellulite. There are also external factors such as smoking, stress, poor diet, pollution and lack of exercise that can contribute.

  • Poor diet
  • High-fat diet
  • Metabolism slow
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Hormonal changes
  • Dehydration
  • Body fat

Thickness and color of your skin, and cellulite tends to be less visible in darker skin.


Prevention

You need to know the causes of cellulite to better prevent it. But in general, is essential to maintain a balanced diet, rich in fiber and low in saturated fats, sugars and excess salt. Never smoke. Drink plenty of fluids and avoid drinks with sugar also help prevent cellulite.

Having a regular practice of physical activity is important to improve blood circulation and skin tone.

Eat properly

Decrease salt intake as much as possible because an excess of this is responsible for fluid retention in the body. Drink 2 liters of water a day. An excess of food, especially exaggerated consumption of fats and simple carbohydrates (sugars and sweets) increase the synthesis and storage of fat, favoring the appearance of cellulite. Avoid fried foods, canned, processed or refined foods which contain too much salt, not to mention the preservatives, dyes and artificial substances. These things are difficult to digest and contain high amount of sugars and fats, increasing the amount of toxins in the bloodstream. Raw, whole or steamed foods are best digested and assimilated, also having a higher content of nutrients and fewer toxic compounds. Is a way to enhance other treatments, get results faster and to help prolong the effects.


Foods can help reduce the Cellulite:

Pineapple: Pineapple is rich in bromelain, an enzyme that acts as an anti-inflammatory and so it should be consumed by those who want to eliminate cellulite.

Red Fruit: Very rich in vitamin C and A, they fight free radicals and are antioxidants, they strengthen the blood vessels and decreases the production of insulin.

Salmon: Salmon is rich in omega 3 and protein, while having little fat and helping to fight cellulite.

Coconut Water: The coconut water reduces the toxins that cause cellulite. In addition,  it balances the body and brings a lot of health benefits as a whole.

Gogi Berries: Rich in vitamin C and other nutrients, goji berry brings numerous benefits to our health. Can, among other things, improve the immune system, prevent heart disease, prevent some types of cancer and even help reduce cellulite. Great news for those suffering from cellulite, leaving the skin with the appearance of orange peel. Moreover, as it has antioxidant action, it can protect skin cells and help with the healthy functioning of cells, acting strongly on cellulite.

Ginger: The daily intake of the root causes liver enzymes to work and eliminate toxins. Thus, the feeling of fullness is achieved faster. And the fewer toxins, the better your cells work, the faster your metabolism is and the faster you burn calories. As it has anti-inflammatory action, helps keep skin smooth and without cellulite. One tip is to consume it in a juice.

Orange: It is rich in vitamin C. This vitamin aids in collagen production, largely responsible for skin firmness. Another substance orange is carnitine, an enzyme that fights fat accumulation, to include the orange in your daily diet, you may be using this power as a treatment for cellulite and localized fat.

Cinnamon: Cinnamon is a nutritious food, a good source of iron, calcium, manganese and fiber. And cinnamon is a potent antioxidant that provides many health benefits including the reduction of cellulite. Cinnamon provides numerous benefits to your health and so is one of the “healthy foods” that you should include in your diet.

Drink water: Fluid intake helps eliminate toxins, which are responsible for the formation of cellulite. In order to have the desired effect you need to drink two liters of water, divided up throughout the day. Other liquids such as juice and isotonic fluids can also help, but be careful with the amount of sugar and calories that are present in these beverages.


Exercises

To improve the appearance of small holes that you already have and prevent new ones appearing, physical activity is paramount. Besides helping to eliminate localized fat in the hips and buttocks, the exercises improve circulation and hence the appearance of the skin.

Change your habits

Excess high heels, sedentary lifestyles and occupations that require a lot of time in sitting position impair circulation and predispose to the appearance of cellulite. Make a change; wear flat shoes, leave your chair every two hours, take the stairs, more walking, park the car a distance away from work. With little effort, you can improve your circulation.


Treatment:

There are many types of treatments to reduce cellulite.

Lymphatic drainage:

Suitable for all degrees of cellulite, lymphatic drainage massage is a dedicated to the elimination of retained fluids in the tissues. “From these moves, toxins and other metabolic wastes are flushed, which stimulates blood circulation and therefore improves the appearance of the skin as a whole,”  The drainage also has an important role in regions affected by cellulite because it helps to eliminate small nodules of fat trapped in the tissue. Therefore, this method is usually very effective in combating the problem, and, of course, to help with bloating.

 Modeling massage:

As lymphatic drainage stimulates the removal of liquid accumulated in the body, the massage modeling acts both on the lymphatic system and adapts the fat. The manipulation of fat promotes vasodilation, increases local oxygenation and accelerates the metabolism , which helps reduce sagging. It is recommended for all degrees of cellulite, since the problem is associated with localized fat – where cellulite arises from sagging skin or genetic load, the massage modeling is not as effective.

Cellulite cream:

There is still no definitive solution to cellulite. The treatments also depend on a balanced diet, regular exercise, genetic predisposition, among other factors. “The use of anti-cellulite creams should be added to other treatments and healthy habits to take effect,”The market offers options with retinoids, horse chestnut, green tea extracts and several other compositions. In general, they promote the breakdown of fat locally, improves microcirculation and stimulating the production of collagen, which improves cellulite.

Radio frequency:

This is one of the most effective treatments for cellulite. “It stimulates collagen production, which reduces the fibrous bands that lift the tissue and leave the skin full of holes,” The apparatus uses a high-frequency electromagnetic radiation which causes water molecules to agitate, by increasing the temperature. The procedure is non-invasive and does not bring any harm to the skin. Moreover, it is one of the longest lasting, restructuring the fabric more intensely. It is suitable for all grades of cellulite, especially in cases where there is associated sagging.

Lipocavitation:

Ultrasound is emitted by a machine and passed to the treatment area through an applicator head, the end of this unit. The use of a gel at the interface between the device and the skin is needed so that ultrasound is transmitted properly. The ultrasonic energy emitted penetrates to the subcutaneous fat, generating small bubbles within the fat cells – adipocytes. These bubbles gradually increase in number and cause unrest within the cell and lead to its breakup. “Fat then splits into glycerol and fatty acid: fatty acid binds to a substance called albumin which is removed by the liver, and glycerol is soluble in water and therefore is eliminated by urine and lymph vessels.”

Green Clay:

Rich green clay minerals detoxify the body, eliminate free radicals and hydrate the skin. when use the Green Clay with another treatment you will have more result.

Now you only have to choose a physical activity that you like, add some organic food preferably gluten free and a good beautician to help eliminate cellulite.

 

 

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