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When i lose weight, what's the best way to tighten up the loose skin?

When i lose weight, what's the best way to tighten up the loose skin?

Lots of options: If you're lucky, your skin will contract as you lose weight. If that doesn't happen the excess skin may need to be surgically removed. This is a common procedure that removes the extra skin while trying to "hide" the resultant scars in inconspicuous locations. ...Read more

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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


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Will laxity in face tighten if lose weight?

Will laxity in face tighten if lose weight?

Depends: It depends on your skin type and your age mostly, but can also depend on how fast you lose weight. The younger you are, the more likely you are to see tightening. ...Read more

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How to 68kg to 45 kg in 2 months ..i am 16 year old and really need to lose weight ..and even tighten my loose skin without surgeries?

How to 68kg to 45 kg in 2 months ..i am 16 year old and really need to lose weight ..and even tighten my loose skin without surgeries?

Diet and Exercise: At 16 the best option for weight loss is diet and exercise. You can work with a personal trainer or nutritionist who can help you and keep you accountable. Depending on height, 68kg isn't that overweight, 45 is probably too thin unless you're under 155cm. 23kg weight loss in 2 months is an unreasonable goal and would be unhealthy, you shouldn't focus on the number. www.OmahaCosmeticSurgery.com ...Read more

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Hello dr. I' m fat n weigh 95kg. I want to loose weight n burn the fats off my system but becos of tight work schedules i can't exercise. What do I do?

Hello dr. I' m fat n weigh 95kg. I want to loose weight n burn the fats off my system but becos of tight work schedules i can't exercise. What do I do?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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I've been breastfeeding & supplementing for 6 months now, & craving sweets, my clothes are still tight around waist, what can I do to loose weight?

I've been breastfeeding & supplementing for 6 months now, & craving sweets, my clothes are still tight around waist, what can I do to loose weight?

Keep breast feeding: There are calories in breast milk for the baby, supplement less and more calories will go to baby. Count your own calories as part of a weight loss project. Exercise is very useful for shaping back to your shape before the baby. ...Read more

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Arms are 17 1/2 inches. Is it possible to loose weight & tighten skin or will i have to have surgery. Im 19. Surprisingly no stretch marks on my arms?

Arms are 17 1/2 inches. Is it possible to loose weight & tighten skin or will i have to have surgery. Im 19. Surprisingly no stretch marks on my arms?

Forget about weight: You need to focus on a healthy diet with protein fruits and vegetables. Try to eat less fats carbs and sugars. Then you must work on an exercise plan and work out 1 hour every day. This is what you need to do to be fit ...Read more

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Should i keep trying to lose weight or stop here and try to give my body more time to tighten up the skin before losing any more?

Should i keep trying to lose weight or stop here and try to give my body more time to tighten up the skin before losing any more?

Depends: On what your initial weight was, what your current weight is (how much you have lost) and what your goal weight is. With that information, a doctor can tell you what would be in your best interest. Often, the recommendation is to first lose all of the weight to attain your goal weight as this will keep you motivated. ...Read more

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I have had 1 kid and have tried exercise and diet and i lose weight but my body won't tighten back up instead it just seems to sag more what can i do?

I have had 1 kid and have tried exercise and diet and i lose weight but my body won't tighten back up instead it just seems to sag more what can i do?

Exercise and swim: At nineteen your skin should have enough elasticity to firm after weight loss. Try light weight repetitive activities to tone the underlying muscle.To improve skin tone try swimming in cool water to tighten the dermis. ...Read more

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Tried different diets and exercises but i just lose weight and my skin won't tighten back up. How can I tighten my belly up again?

Tried different diets and exercises but i just lose weight and my skin won't tighten back up. How can I tighten my belly up again?

Metabolism: To tighten up skin that is slack after weight loss, it usually takes monumental effort when done via exercise and when the person is over 35 years of age. One of the best exercises which gives overall toning is swimming laps (repetitive anaerobic exercise). Running long distances is also helpful, but can be stressful to joints. Short of exercise, surgery might be a consideration. ...Read more