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Is body wrap treatment an effective alternative to liposuction? I plan on taking serious steps to lose weight. Exercise and diet have not done much for me. Before considering abdominal liposuction, I am thinking about the body wrap treatment. Is it worth

Is body wrap treatment an effective alternative to liposuction? I plan on taking serious steps to lose weight. Exercise and diet have not done much for me. Before considering abdominal liposuction, I am thinking about the body wrap treatment. Is it worth

Body : Body wraps should not be considered a long term treatment of excessive fat. The wraps work by tightening and dehydrating the tissues, and the results are very limited and last less than a day. This result may be considered acceptable for fitting more smoothly into a dress for an evening, but body wrap is not comparable to the results that are achieved with liposuction. Liposuction can reduce the volume of fat deposited in focused areas quite significantly. The results of liposuction are considered permanent, as the removed fat will not grow back. Future weight gain, however, will change your final result, as the remaining fat cells do continue to increase in size with weight gain. All the best, dr. Skourtis. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Does body wrapping help lose weight?

Does body wrapping help lose weight?

No not really: You may loose water weight but no real change will take place in your actual body mass. To loose weight you must expend more energy than you take-in through your diet. Minimize the amount of carbohydrate (bread, soda, alcohol, pasta, potatoes, corn); maximize the amount of fiber (vegetables) and protein (lean meat, beans) in your diet. At the same time exercise (walk, run, bike, swim). ...Read more

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Will I lose much weight from doing a body wrap? How is it supposed to work?

Will I lose much weight from doing a body wrap? How is it supposed to work?

No: Body wraps don't cause real weight loss. They cause sweating and loss of fluids in the body, which will come right back. ...Read more

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Is body wrap treatment an effective alternative to liposuction?

No: The body wrap treatment is not an effective alternative to liposuction. It may provide a temporary improvement, but in no way is capable of achieving the long term results traditional liposuction can achieve. ...Read more

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How long do the effects from the body wrap treatment last? I thinking about having a body wrap procedure to lose a few inches on my waist. How often is the treatment required to achieve long-lasting results?

How long do the effects from the body wrap treatment last? I thinking about having a body wrap procedure to lose a few inches on my waist. How often is the treatment required to achieve long-lasting results?

Body : Body wrap treatments work by eliminating toxins in the body. Results can last up to 30 - 60 days and you may notice immediate results such as tighter skin, improved look of cellulite, and an improved body contour. It will be crucial to observe a healthy diet and exercise regimen to maintain optimal results following the body wrap, and repeated treatments are recommended for every 5 pounds you lose. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


Body Wrap (Definition)

Is spa treatment designed to slim & tone the body, hydrate or firm the skin, ...Read more