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Targeted exercise: Diet, exercise and weight loss - with targeted exercise toward your abdomen. It will help strengthen the abdominal muscles. It sounds like you're developing male pattern weight gain, which is usually due to obesity and Insulin resistance, often pcos. Otherwise liposuction. P90x may help lose weight, but won't teach you how to eat for the rest of your life, . ...Read more
Yes : Some patients are simply not good candidates for liposuction surgery of the upper arms. Much depends on the patient's specific anatomy ( including characteristics such as the quantity and quality of the overlying skin. Patients with loose skin and/or loss of skin elasticity will not do well with liposuction surgery. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I feel electric type "zaps" in my midsection whenever I'm carrying something that involves using both arms. ?
Abdominal pain: is difficult to pin down for a diagnosis without more detailed history and a physical exam. However, given this information, I would suspect something that is easily exacerbated by increasing intraabdominal pressure (by contracting abdominal muscles to support the arms). Hernia comes to mind. ...Read more
Local loss falicy: Local weight loss unfortunately just doesn't work you need a good general long term program. ...Read more
Burn fat: Any type of cardio will help burn off fat in general. Core exercises (sit ups, crunches, etc) will help you mid section as well. For arms, high reps (15-18) per set will help burn fat and tone up without bulking up with too much muscle. A proper diet helps tremendously too. Lots of protein and veggies, very little carbs. ...Read more
Well.... There's no : Such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general & a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more
Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abd, butt ; thigh fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Tone thighs w plie, . ...Read more
Spot fat loss: is not possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Usually a nerve: Tingling or shocking sensations are usually due to a nerve compression. Determining location and body position can help you doctor determine the most likely nerve. Sometimes medical treatment is necessary, but often the solution is stretching, strengthening, and weight loss. For example. Tingling in the front is often caused by "meralgia paresthetica" which occurs when a person is sitting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does a thigh lift include liposuction? I have saggy skin on my thighs, but i also have extra fat. Does a thigh lift include liposuction to remove excess fat?
Many causes: The differential includes infectious etiologies, crohns, less likely cancers. If these symptoms persist more than 2 weeks, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
Pricing varies quite a bit from region to region and surgeon to surgeon. Best to have consultations with board certified plastic surgeons to discuss your specific options and pricing. Great place to start looking: https://find.plasticsurgery.org/
Best wishes! ...Read more