Treatments for cellulite

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Society & You - Health
Friday, 13 April 2012 16:41

The cellulite while not a serious disease for our health, it does pose a problem, attractive to many people mostly women, which are effective treatments that seek to end it.

There is no treatment that is "bullet" to eliminate cellulite, but this is caused by the accumulation of fat under the skin forming what is known as "orange peel", but we can "fight" with various " tricks "and above all changing our habits.

Tips to combat and prevent cellulite:

  • Cellulite or orange peel is unavoidable in many cases due to genetic reasons mostly, but also factors involved in its appearance as we have bad habits like smoking or drinking alcohol, and food that is not based on vegetables, fruits and healthy foods.
  • Furthermore sedentary lifestyle can also lead to more easily develop cellulite, often appearing in arms, lower abdomen, buttocks or legs (thighs or hips) and even in the chest.
  • It is necessary that we are too tired from work, get used to doing ejercicido daily. While aerobic exercise can also climb stairs, biking or walking is a good option to remove cellulite.
  • Besides drinking water, but suffer from water retention is another remedy that can be used not only to hydrate, but indirectly combat cellulite, because water helps eliminate waste.

Treatments for cellulite:

  • Papaya: It is said that one of the best natural treatments to get rid of cellulite is the papaya which contains papain, which splits the proteins that are the cause of cellulite, and removes accumulations of fat, so that we can apply directly on the area being treated by a circular massage for several minutes with a mitt also activate the circulation of that area.
  • Ivy: Ivy is also a good treatment for end against cellulite. It uses 1 bowl of hot water, 1 handful of ivy leaves and 20 drops of oil of chamomile. First you chop the ivy with the essence of chamomile in a cheesecloth. Rub the area with warm water and a mitt. Dry skin and apply the mixture with gauze bandaging and pasting with tape. Leave to act for 3 to 4 hours, and performing the treatment for two to three weeks.
  • Cold Shower: Although it sounds like something radical remedy, we must say that the shower with cold water can be a good treatment for cellulite. When showering in the morning and the water about 20 degrees we can get a relaxation of the skin tissues. To make it more bearable, you can start with hot water and go slowly tuning it until it runs cold.

On the other hand we have to talk about methods that will not be as "natural" anti-cellulite creams or treatments such as mesotherapy, which consists in the application of injections in the skin, activating the blood circulation.

We usually get plenty of exercise to fight cellulite but not only to get in shape and lose extra pounds but it is important to use a good antiperspirant deodorant to avoid the smell!

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