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18 years
How can i loose weight faster and get ride of cellulite?? Thank you
Aug 19, 2014

Dr. Rania Mousa General Medicine
Cellulite is fat cells that have bulged into the skin's middle layer, where they pull on connective tissue to create an unattractive, dimpled skin surface.

Usually Poor diet,Fad dieting,Slow metabolism,Lack of physical activity,Hormone changes,Dehydration,Total body fat,Thickness and color of your skin all these factors that contribute and may cause cellulite,dealing with these you can protect and reduce the cellulite appearance .

PLAN TREATMENT include proper diet ,exercise,cellulite massage ,water intake .

> MASSAGE TREATMENT FOR CELLULITE the base of the techniques and theories is on the concept that vigorous massage helps to increase blood circulation, removing toxins and reducing excessive amounts of fluid in areas that contain cellulite. While massage may temporarily compress fat cells, the beneficial results are usually short-lived.

Hence it is effective in reducing the aspect when the technique is stopped the condition will recur.To protect having cellulite you need to strengthen and hydrate your body's cells and the connective tissue in your body.

As for treatment , it has a slight effect on cellulite reducton ,it may had a slight temporary effect or it may appear that there is no cellulite but the fact is that it is only consticting the superfecial blood vessels only with no effect on the fat depeosits under skin these include :

>Anti -cellulite creams ,it's not actually getting rid of the cellulite, just changing the way your skin looks,

>Mesotherapy treatment also involves injecting substances such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and enzymes into the tissue just beneath the skin.It may break down fat and bring a slight improvement in the appearance of cellulite. But it also carries risks, which include swelling, infection, and irregular contours.

>Laser therapy is best effective in cellulite the device can melt fat under the skin, break up the fibrous bands under the skin, and stimulate collagen production.

Follow these tips to protect and reduce cellulite :
-stop alcohol and cigarettes
-eat lots of leafy greens and fruit. Organic food is better because it contains fewer toxins like pesticides.
-Avoid junk food, diet soda, processed foods, artificial colors and flavors, and saturated fats such as butter and animal fats.
-Limit sugar and salt, which aggravate fluid retention. A trip to a detox spa or a health spa can help you make some of these changes.
-Drink a lot of water to hydrate your body and flush out toxins. Eight to ten glasses a day are recommended.
-when taking bath brush your body ,this simple technique stimulates blood and lymph flow, removes dead skin cells and encourages new cell growth.
-do not bathe in a hot water ,but bathe in a comfortable, warm
-after finishing a hot bath ,take a cool rinse to tone your skin.
-Glucosamine supplements are good for joints and skin
-Maintain a healthy weight
-exercise to tone your muscles
-avoid high-pressure massage so as not to damage lymphatic function and micro-circulation. Also avoid high-impact exercise if the cellulite is severe.


Limiting salt and starches may also mean losing more weight at first -- but that's mostly fluids, not fat.

For rapid weight loss,focus on fruits, veggies, egg whites, soy products, skinless,breasts, fish, shellfish, nonfat dairy foods, and 95% lean meat.

Here are more tips :
-Eat vegetables to help you feel full.
-Drink plenty of water.
-Get tempting foods out of your home.
-Stay busy -- you don't want to eat just because you're bored.
-Eat only from a plate, while seated at a table. No grazing in front of the 'fridge.
-Don't skip meals.
-Keeping a food journal -- writing down everything you eat -- can also help you stay on track..
-Plan to do cardio and strength training.
Faster than this ,will be surgery.

NOTE: if you have a medical condition that is related to your weight gain then treating the cause will make you lose weight better while if losing weight without teating the condition you will gain again the weight you lost.

There are some medical diseases that cause slow metabolism are :

Hypothyroidism. Cushing's syndrome.Depression. Diabetes inherited conditions , medications some cause weight gain like steroids, some antidepressants, high blood pressure drugs, and seizure medications can also cause increased body weight.

In this case treating the cause will be better for a longlasting weight loss .

THEREFORE ,the two conditions you asking about goes beside each other ,dealing with both will have effect on the cellulite and weight loss ,treating the underlying condition if possible .