Cellulite is a kind of fat tissue just below the surface of the skin that causes a dimple-like and lumpy appearance to the skin. It affects women more than men because of the different muscle, fat and connective tissue distribution. In women, the hips, thighs and abdomen are common areas for cellulite as these are where fat is typically distributed. Cellulite can wind up posing aesthetic as well as health concerns in women.
Here’s what you need to know about cellulite
Though poor diet and lifestyle affect the formation of cellulite, it is not necessarily caused just from high bodyweight. A large part of cellulite comprises toxins and fats that get built up in the body. It can affect women of any weight, size and body structure. The most common risk factors for causing cellulite are:
Genetics: Cellulite tends to run in families, so genetics can play an important role in whether you develop cellulite.
Lack of exercise: An inactive lifestyle can also increase your chances of developing cellulite. Following a strength training and cardiovascular regimen can help in lowering the body fat as well as toning the muscles, both of which can reduce the appearance of cellulite.
Diet: Excessive consumption of caffeine, alcohol and spicy food produce toxins that get trapped in the fatty tissue. As such, poor eating habits play a huge role in the formation of cellulite.
Insufficient water intake: Water helps flush excess toxins from the body, thus reducing the appearance of cellulite.
Smoking: Among the many harmful effects of smoking, one effect is cellulite formation. Smoking can damage the connective tissue that causes cellulite and weaken the skin.
Stress: Stress can cause tension in a muscle as well as in the connective tissue that covers the muscle. Tension also blocks the tissue, which prevents proper elimination and purification of wastes, in turn forming cellulite.
Anti-cellulite treatment: Women experiencing cellulite prefer opting for medically proven options to combat cellulite as they show promising results. FCBS offers effective cellulite reduction procedures and treatments for women in Dubai. One such procedure is Endermologie — the first FDA-approved non-surgical cellulite treatment. It is a non-invasive and completely painless procedure.
The treatment involves kneading and massaging the skin to release cellulite-forming toxins and increase circulation. It works to melt and excrete excess fat trapped underneath the skin with the help of a deep massage with a vacuum-like device. After the massage, the fat cells are flushed out of the body via normal excretory pathways. Stretch marks and scars are also found to fade from the treated area. If you’re interested in finding out more about our endermologie treatments and are looking to banish that cellulite for good, the call us at +971 4 3255481 and book an appointment with us today.