How To Get Rid of Sagging Skin

By Subodh / August 2, 2014

If you thought losing weight was all about losing weight and maintaining it, there is much more you nee dot know. Sagging or loose skin is a huge problem for many who have recently lost weight. Saggy skin is not particularly the problem that comes along with aging. With aging the skin becomes wrinkled but it doesn’t become saggy. More often than not, saggy skin is the cause of weight loss. Especially the people who have a lot of body fat when they lose weight they get a lot of saggy skin. But the saggy skin is not always the skin. It is the fat deposit which has not been lost during the weight loss process. There are many ways to get rid of the saggy skin.

Surgery Shouldn’t Be The First Choice

Surgery may sound like an easy to way to get rid of the excess skin hanging around your body but it is not always the best. Surgical removal of the excess skin may result in many other side effects in the future. It will also cost you a lot of money. There are several ways to lose the saggy skin so make sure that you don’t jump into the option of surgery right away. Give yourself some time and stay disciplined for a while and you will be able to get your body back in shape without the saggy skin. If you have saggy skin, it means that you have lost weight. If you have lost weight then it should also mean that you have been disciplined about it. So if you could remain disciplined about weight loss, remaining disciplined about getting rid of the loose skin shouldn’t be too difficult for you.

Excess Skin After Weight Loss

Lose Weight But Don’t Do It Too Fast

People who lose weight too fast get more saggy skin than the people who lose it gradually. There are no easy ways to lose weight without getting the saggy skin. There are many quick weight loss medicines in the market but you should refrain from them. The best way to lose weight is by following a strict work out and diet regime. Following the proper exercise and diet regime will ensure that you do not get saggy skin. It will take time and it will require lots of efforts but the results will be more fruitful than the quick weight loss techniques.

Drink Lots of Water

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Drinking water affects our body positively in many ways. Drinking a lot of water will help dissolve the excess fat in the skin faster. Drinking water needs to be done along with the proper workout and diet. You can drink as much as 6-7 liters of water every day. However, if you are not able to drink this much, you should drink at least 2-4 liters every day. This will not only help you get rid of the saggy skin, it will also give vitality to the skin as well. Getting into the habit of drinking excess water every day is not very easy. Drinking lots of water also detoxifies your body. If you are not used to drinking excess water, you may get the feeling of stomach upset in the beginning. Drinking excess water will also mean frequent urination. But this shouldn’t bother you much as it will only help your body.

Improve The Blood Circulation In The Body

Better blood circulation will also help you in getting rid of the excess skin around your body. There are many ways to increase the blood circulation. Drinking lots of water also helps in improving the blood circulation. But you should also get involved in regular physical activities. Cardiovascular exercises help in improving the blood circulation immensely. So make sure that you take the time out every day to go to gym or jogging.

Improve The Skin Elasticity

One of the ways to get rid of the saggy skin is to improve the skin elasticity. However, it is not always easy and sometimes it is impossible to regain the elasticity. Especially after a certain age, no matter how hard you try you cannot regain the skin elasticity. You can make some changes in your diet and increase the gelatin intake to make your skin more elastic. Most of the normal food items do not contain gelatin so you may need to go for the gelatin supplements.

Gelatin intake may or may not improve the skin elasticity. Depending upon your age and other external conditions, you may need to resort to other methods to get rid of the saggy skin.

Surgery May Be The Only Option

It was earlier recommended that you should not opt for surgery unless absolutely necessary. If you are not able to lose the saggy skin using any of the methods above then go the surgical treatment. After a certain age this may be the only option left for you.

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