Coping with Chronic Health Conditions: Tips

Coping with Chronic Health Conditions: Tips

What Are Common Unrealistic Expectations About Abdominal Liposuction?

by Freddie Cox

So, you think you want to have liposuction surgery? You are part of an ever-growing crowd of people who are looking for a cosmetic solution to eliminating stubborn abdominal fat. However, a lot of the population also has some pretty high expectations of what can be achieved with liposuction and how the procedure will go. Before you schedule a consultation with a cosmetic surgeon, it is best if you bring your expectations down a little closer to actuality. Here are a few examples of unrealistic expectations about lipo you should get out of the way first.

You should not expect to lose a lot of weight simply with liposuction. 

Some people seek liposuction because they believe the procedure will help them lose a ton of weight, but this is an unrealistic expectation to have. Liposuction is not going to remove a lot of fat from your body. However, what liposuction will do is remove fat in targeted areas so that you have a more appealing shape. Therefore, even if the scale will not go down much after the procedure, you should still see your clothes fit better and feel more confident overall with how your abdominal area looks. 

You should not expect liposuction to be an end-all to weight issues. 

Liposuction is a procedure that is best paired with a healthy lifestyle, and in fact, a lot of cosmetic surgeons will recommend that you lose weight before you have liposuction done on your abdominal area. Just like other parts of your body, the fat cells in your abdominal area can grow back if you are not careful, even though some of the results will probably stick around. Therefore, lipo is not an end-all solution to weight issues. You will have to continue to watch your weight and calorie intake, exercise regularly and take care of your body to prevent the fat from growing back. 

You should not expect liposuction to involve removing a lot of fatty tissue at one time. 

Some people will walk in to see a cosmetic surgeon for a consultation and fully expect them to schedule them for one procedure to get rid of all of their unwanted belly fat. Surgeons do set limits on how much fatty tissue they will remove at one time. If a lot of fat is removed, it can make it harder for your body to heal and you will be more at risk of infections or other complications. 


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Coping with Chronic Health Conditions: Tips

Ever since I was a young girl, I have had bad asthma and allergies. I had to stay in the hospital several times when I was in elementary school just to help get my asthma under control and it seemed like I was trying medication after medication with little success. I don't remember all of my childhood health details, since I was so young, but my mother has "filled in the blanks" for me. Thanks to modern medicine and a natural remedy, my health conditions are currently under control and have been for a few years now. I am very grateful for my good health, and I want to "pay it back" to others by creating a blog where I will post my health tips. I hope I can help you learn how to achieve good health!