Understanding Tumescent Liposuction

Written by Tammy Corbett

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Risks and Side Effects of Tumescent Liposuction

There are risks and side effects associated with any type of surgery. However, tumescent liposuction is a safe procedure with very few side effects. Shouldrepparttar following types of side effects occur, they are usually easily corrected.

•Skin irregularity •Lumpiness •Dimpling •Loose skin •Infections

Tumescent Liposuction Recovery

Recovery time varies significantly from person to person. Many patients are able to walk out ofrepparttar 131446 office without assistance and get back to their regular routine within a few days. The soonerrepparttar 131447 patient begins to move around,repparttar 131448 fasterrepparttar 131449 healing progresses. For others, healing may entailrepparttar 131450 following:

•It takes almost six weeks for any resulting scar to begin to soften and a full year to heal completely. •A patient may feel temporary numbness inrepparttar 131451 treated area becauserepparttar 131452 local anesthetic remains inrepparttar 131453 tissue for twenty-four hours or more after surgery. •Some patients may experience minor discomfort afterrepparttar 131454 numbness wears off. •Physical exercise is not recommended until at least a week after surgery.

Most patients are generally alert and able to function after surgery; they do not experience nausea and grogginess usually associated with general anesthesia.

Tammy Corbett is an abdominoplasty weight loss consultant and author of several articles on the importance of weight loss programs. She is currently writing more articles for her website Abdominoplasty: Your Guide to "Tummy Tucks". See original article at http://www.abdominoplasty-info.com/tumescent.html.

Weight Loss vs. Fat Loss

Written by Vernita Sherman

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Bottom Line: if you can’t maintain that lower calorie intake forrepparttar rest of your life, you will gain your weight back when you get tired of starving yourself! To lose weight properly (burning fat) you must increase your metabolism (weight training) and your need for oxygen (aerobics) while eating enough calories each day (nutritious diet) to give you energy and maintainrepparttar 131444 protein in your muscles because protein helps build muscles, which indirectly burns fat. This brings up another good point: When you build muscle your weight will increase because your muscles are made up of mostly water, but your body fat percentage will decrease because building muscles increase your metabolism (in other words, muscles way more than fat, but take up less space than fat). So keep in mind that losing body fat can’t be measured by a scale; use a measuring tape and also look at yourself inrepparttar 131445 mirror, and then you will seerepparttar 131446 true results. One ofrepparttar 131447 best ways to know if you are losing more body fat than water is by using a body fat analyzer. Make sure that you focus on fat loss not weight loss. Your goal should be to lose weight by burning fat, not losing water from your muscles. Remember this when you choose your weight loss program.

This article was written by Vernita Sherman of QVM Weight Loss. QVM Weight Loss is a complete online resource for all of your weight loss needs. Vernita focuses on teaching you the truth about how to permanently lose weight the healthy way at http://www.qvm-weight-loss.com

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