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What are the best exercises ti do after gbp to help skin to return to normal instead of sagging?

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Dr. Annette Occhialini
Surgery - Plastics
7 doctors agree

In brief: Exercise no help

Unfortunately exercise is of no help to get the skin to shrink back up.
Whether or not it shrinks is dependent on your age and the amount of weight you have to lose as well as the quality of your skin. In a young person a compression type garment may help the skin shrink up some but the amount of shrinking is limited.

In brief: Exercise no help

Unfortunately exercise is of no help to get the skin to shrink back up.
Whether or not it shrinks is dependent on your age and the amount of weight you have to lose as well as the quality of your skin. In a young person a compression type garment may help the skin shrink up some but the amount of shrinking is limited.
Dr. Annette Occhialini
Dr. Annette Occhialini
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Dr. Richard Zienowicz
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Won't work

Exercises cannot change degree of skin laxity.
It can improve muscle tone which in some cases can help support the overlying skin but the effect is not particularly noticeable in the case of massive weight loss.

In brief: Won't work

Exercises cannot change degree of skin laxity.
It can improve muscle tone which in some cases can help support the overlying skin but the effect is not particularly noticeable in the case of massive weight loss.
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Million dollar ?

That is a great question with very few good answers.
It is nearly impossible to get skin to shrink more than it will on it's own. Despite all the lotions, potions, and creams that make these claims, we do not have a way to definitively make or encourage skin to shrink through exercise.

In brief: Million dollar ?

That is a great question with very few good answers.
It is nearly impossible to get skin to shrink more than it will on it's own. Despite all the lotions, potions, and creams that make these claims, we do not have a way to definitively make or encourage skin to shrink through exercise.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics

In brief: Short crunches &time

Sagging skin is a good byproduct of major weight loss.
Some excess skin is unavoidable. Some abdominal crunches would help with muscle toning. Time also helps with gradual toning.

In brief: Short crunches &time

Sagging skin is a good byproduct of major weight loss.
Some excess skin is unavoidable. Some abdominal crunches would help with muscle toning. Time also helps with gradual toning.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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