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Doctor insights on: Do Fat Cells Disappear When A Person Loses Weight

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Does loosing weight after a BBL make those new fat cells disappear permanently or do they shrink and grow like the other normal fat cells in the body?

Does loosing weight after a BBL make those new fat cells disappear permanently or do they shrink and grow like the other normal fat cells in the body?

Marketing, Marketing: When any cells are removed from their blood supply, some/many/all will die. If reinjected into the same person quickly, some may live (lower odds immune rejection). Yet all such procedures are about short-term appearance/symptoms for money; rarely, if ever, health: http://goo.gl/Blh6rW & most result in worse long term outcomes/health. Thus, careful. You're driving a car but a fantastic mind+body. ...Read more

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When you lose a significant amount of fat do the fat cells die or do they just shrink? If you regain the fat they go back to original size? And lipo?

When you lose a significant amount of fat do the fat cells die or do they just shrink? If you regain the fat they go back to original size? And lipo?

They generally: Shrink. Yes, they go back to original size. Liposuction can surgically contour areas where there is excessive fat tissue. It is not for weight loss. ...Read more

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Does body fat lbs and muscle weigh the same..? When losing weight does the scale number matter? Or is it your body fat?

Does body fat lbs and muscle weigh the same..?  When losing weight does the scale number matter? Or is it your body fat?

Fat is much lighter : Weight does matter, but losing fat rather than muscle matters the most. Simple caloric restriction leads to mixed loss of fat and muscle. Muscle sparing diets such as HCG or diets accompanied by muscle building exercises are safer. ...Read more

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What happens to fat cells when you lose weight?

What happens to fat cells when you lose weight?

They shrink.: It's presumed that when we lose weight, fat cells shrink rather than go away. That's one of the reasons why gaining weight back is fairly easy. ...Read more

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I never realized how much fat can build up between your organs.. When you lose weight do you lose that fat first or does it depend on the exercise?

I never realized how much fat can build up between your organs.. When you lose weight do you lose that fat first or does it depend on the exercise?

No spot reduction: there's no way to reduce fat in certain areas by certain exercises. Liposuction can remove that from specific locations but is only used in subcutaneous areas.As you lose weight, the body burns your fatty storage and usually it is equally distributed when you lose or gain weight. ...Read more

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Could a person's face gets thinner when they lose weight?

Could a person's face gets thinner when they lose weight?

That is possible.: It is not uncommon to lose subcutaneous fat on the face when losing weight. ...Read more

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What happens to your body's fat cells when you exercise a lot? Are you born with a certain # of fat cells? Do they shrink or ever get eliminated?

What happens to your body's fat cells when you exercise a lot? Are you born with a certain # of fat cells? Do they shrink or ever get eliminated?

Stable after puberty: Most people believe that fat cells can increase in number up through adolescence. After that, the fat cells increase in size. Therefore, try to avoid childhood obesity. Not sure if proven, but a good goal. ...Read more

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Is losing body fat when you reach twenty genetic?

Is losing body fat when you reach twenty genetic?

Maybe: If the pattern of fat loss is unusual, you may have one of the lipodystrophy syndromes; this is no big deal. If you're simply getting thinner, perhaps you've discovered that the lifestyle of the sedentary, overeating american child isn't for you, and you want to look and feel good and are doing what nature intended. Losing bodyfat is a good thing -- a man needs none, a lady needs just a bit. ...Read more

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Do you get more fat cells when you gain fat, or are the present fat cells in your body getting bigger?

Do you get more fat cells when you gain fat, or are the present fat cells in your body getting bigger?

both: But the opposite is different: when you lose weight the cells will mostly shrink, but stay there (not disappear). That is one reason why is important to avoid unnecessary weight gain. Keep a healthy diet, do exercise, avoid fast food and excess of sugars/fats; eat more raw and natural. Ask your dr for an ideal diet for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Where does the fat go when one loses weight?

Where does the fat go when one loses weight?

Energy & CO2: It is used in the metabolic pathways to make energy for your cells and carbon dioxide as waste. See this pic: http://www.elmhurst.edu/~chm/vchembook/images/590metabolism.gif ...Read more

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When does weight loss start to become noticeable on a 500 calorie/day diet?

When does weight loss start to become noticeable on a 500 calorie/day diet?

Danger! cals too low: A 500 calorie/day diet can be very dangerous and should only be done under close supervision with a doctor, nutritionist and weight-loss team. Risks include: (1) not losing weight, because your body goes into "starvation mode" and slows metabolism, (2) severe malnutrition if you're not getting the right combination of vitamins, minerals, nutrients, (3) severe worsening of other medical problems. ...Read more

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Tell me this is it true or not true that a fat man lose let's say 50 pounds and by him losing that weight his penis gets larger?

Tell me this is it true or not true that a fat man lose let's say 50 pounds and by him losing that weight his penis gets larger?

No - but....: Dear panther, that is not true. The fact of the matter is that fatty tissue around the penis, can engulf it & give the illusion that the penis is shorter than it is. By losing weight, & fat around the pubic & abdominal area, more of the penis' full length become visible. ...Read more

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Can the human body still burn fat if it does not have "brown fat" (brown adipose tissue)?

Can the human body still burn fat if it does not have "brown fat" (brown adipose tissue)?

Yes, but...: As far as i know, everyone has brown fat, though some people have more than others. While brown fat burns fat, it is definitely not the only way our body burns fat. See http://www.Medicalnewstoday.Com/articles/240989.Php. ...Read more

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Why its hard to lose weight at a low body fat percentage?

Why its hard to lose weight at a low body fat percentage?

Why lose weight?: If your body fat,percentage is low, chances are that you don't need to lose,weight. That is why it is hard. Why are you trying? If you want to firm up, try doing weight bearing exercises and lifting. But trying to lose weight will probably only work against you. ...Read more

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How can a skinny person lose belly fat with out losing in other areas?

How can a skinny person lose belly fat with out losing in other areas?

Spot reducing: You can not spot reduce an area by working out. Unfortunately the the only way is weight loss and the the first area fat is deposited is usually the last to go with weight loss. ...Read more