What causes Cellulite?
There is a combination of reasons that cause cellulite, poor diet, lack of exercise, as you age less collagen production which thins the skin and larger fat cells form which push against the skin to give the lumpy appearance. Hormonal changes can slow the bodies metabolism, reduction in estrogen during menopause and even heredity factors, so if your mum or grandmother was affected, your more likely to develop cellulite.
80- 90% Of woman are affected by Cellulite
Why are Women predisposed to cellulite (dimply skin) compared to men. There are two factors: higher estrogen levels which stores the fat cells, and loose skin from the reduction of collagen so the fat gets trapped and presses against the thin layer of skin (epidermis) which gives that orange peel look.
Where is it normally located on the body?
Cellulite appears prodimately on thighs, legs, and buttocks. This concerns 90 % of women by the dimply appearce on the skin.
Do Men suffer from Cellulite?
Yes, some men can get cellulite about 10% of the male population will suffer from this condition.
Is there a Cure?
There is no cure for this condition, but you can try many of the different treatments out there that may help relieve the symptoms. Results are not permanent and effect everyone differently.
Beauty Salons, Cosmetic Medical Centres, Dermatologists all offer different types of treatments, here are some i researched.
Acoustic wave therapy uses sound waves to break up cellulite. Subcision Called Cellfina™, this is a medical procedure that involves a dermatologist inserting a needle just under the skin. Carboxytherapy this medical procedure, carbon dioxide (CO2) gas is inserted just beneath the skin. Which is quite differet from carbon monoxide, which can be deadly.(CO2) possible side effects from carboxytherapy are discomfort and temporary bruising. Endermologie uses a device that gives you a deep massage while also lifting up your skin with a vacuum-like tool. Radiofrequency device combines radiofrequency with a laser, suction, and massage to target cellulite.
or you can even try home remedies like dry skin brushing this exfoliates the skin and stimulates blood flow and improves circulation, foam rolling, and excise may also help reduce the appearance of cellulite .
What ever treatment you choose research thourougly to find out the pros and cons to make your final decision.