Monthly Archives February 2011

Liposuction best fat loss cosmetic surgery

Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery which aids in removing the excess fats from the human body which can include abdomen, thighs, neck, back, etc. Liposuction is one of the most effective ways of removing a huge chunk of fats, especially for people who are overweight or obese. Average weight reduction that can take place in liposuction is around 45 pounds which is equivalent to 23 kg of fat from the body. It is performed more on abdomen for women; sometimes it involves thighs for both the sexes. Patients should be over 18 years of age and healthy to undergo liposuction. After the liposuction, patients are advised to avoid anything which aids in weight gain, which is again a reverse process. Hence after liposuction procedure one is abstained from smoking, drinking, consuming fatty and junk foods, etc. it is the most popular type of cosmetic surgeries in the modern world which leaves no scars behind, unlike tummy tuck and lap band surgeries.

The cost of liposuction can fluctuate anywhere between $ 1,200 to 9,000 depending on number of times of treatment. A number of companies like Capital One, Healthcare Finance, CareCredit,  or Unicorn® Financial are available for financing options for liposuction.

Patients who undergo liposuction recover anytime between

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Ghrelin – The Hunger Hormone

All those people who are really disappointed by their never ending hunger, which creates an urge to eat more and more resulting in weight gain, awful figure and body shape, after which we gain so much that we think opt for cosmetic surgeries to lose the unwanted fat in our body by Abdominoplasty, tummy tuck, liposuction, lap band surgery etc.

Stop blaming yourself ! Now scientists have found the reason for this never ending hunger – Ghrelin the hunger hormone.

Yes what you read is correct it’s Ghrelin a hormone which is secreted by P/D1 cells found in stomach lining and upper intestines that stimulates hunger. Apart from stimulating the hunger Ghrelin is also known to promote the production in growth hormone in foetuses. However that’s not exactly Ghrelin is known for. As mentioned it stimulates the appetite and carries the messages between the brain and the digestion system of human body to inform that it is right time to eat.

The secretion level of Ghrelin increases before eating and decreases simultaneously after the intake, it has been seen that Ghrelin slows the body metabolism and reduces the fat burning mechanism in the human body.  Abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure which is performed when it really becomes really difficult for the patient to rely on anti obesity drugs and workouts.

There are many anti obesity

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Trends in abdominoplasty : tummy tuck

Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)  is a form of cosmetic surgery wherein the redundant fats are eliminated for the human body through surgical methods. This stiffens out the muscles, especially around the abdominal region. People, especially in the tropical regions of the globe tend to gain weight due to their consumption habits and climatic effects. As a result, they accumulate weight faster as compared to the rest of the world, which is observed in both men and women. Hence people resort to weight loss therapies (Abdominoplasty, tummy tuck, liposuction, lap band surgery) and other medication to reduce weight.

The level of surgery performed on the patient depends upon the mass of the hanging muscles around the abdomen region. The procedures are broadly classified into partial and full tummy tuck. Mini abdominoplasty is performed on patients who have limited amount of skin protruding from the lower abdomen whereas full surgery is performed on patients who have sufficient chunk of stomach skin hanging around, which gives an ugly appearance. Incision is smaller in mini abdominoplasty and the time taken for such a surgery is relatively lesser, likewise for a full tummy tuck.

In full abdominoplasty the belly skin is removed and the muscles from the buttocks and thighs are tightened. Care is also taken such that the scar will be hidden either from a bathing suit or underwear. Finally the umbilicus will be detached from the abdomen and the belly button will be re-attached. The costs of such tummy tucks surgery vary anywhere in between $8,500 – $15,500.

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Substitutes for abdominoplasty : tummy tuck

Tummy tuck is a surgical procedure wherein the excessive skin from the abdomen is removed and weakened muscles of the abdomen are tightened to have a stiffer look. Every year, more than 82,000 adults in America undergo abdominoplasty. People who have loose belly muscles and women who have after effects of pregnancy are most prone to tummy tuck. When normal medications like exercise, balanced food goes in vain, people finally resort to abdominoplasty in order to reduce excessive fats from the human body but the right combination of exercises and dieting concepts can definitely help to prevent from undergoing cosmetic surgeries. Exercises are effective and non expensive ways to eliminate the extra muscles from the human body.

There are practically no substitutes for abdominoplasty. Very few patients, especially women do not undergo any changes especially after the treatment of abdominoplasty. The best and the old traditional method of exercising remains the sole substitute for patients who wish to undergo tummy tuck and for people who wish to maintain the perfect abs. The most prominent exercise is keeping the leg off the floor in a right angle with the entire body lying on the floor like the one shown in the picture below.

abdomen, tummy tuck

Ab Crunches

One of the most popular exercises advised is the Crunch. Maintain your shoulder above the ground level. Inhale and then finally move your knees towards your chest region, simultaneously lifting the above portion of the body close to 30 degrees and then exhale and settle down. Continue the same steps at least for 15 to 20 minutes. Avoid arching the back as the crunches will assist in contracting the muscles of the abdomen. This helps to exercise effectively thus reducing the overweight muscles. Majority of the obese people who tried this exercise have benefited from it and have avoided abdominoplasty. However the length and the type of workout depend upon the individual and have to be constantly guided under expert trainers and nutritionists. A peer shaped individual may not be required to work out heavily.  Such individuals may be required to follow minimal modifications in their dieting processes in comparison to a bulky body.

Naukanasa, boat excercise

Best stretching excercise for abdomen

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