Liposuction Dangers 101

Written by Charlene J. Nuble

One Reality TV show, The Swan, thrives on makeovers. Often viewed as tantamount to having a new life, a lot of people get giddy withrepparttar thought of undergoing a makeover. Imagine being surrounded by aesthetics professionals brainstorming on how to make a deity out of an ugly duckling. Simply incredible, isn't it?

High onrepparttar 150040 mirage ofrepparttar 150041 promise of exquisiteness lingers on mind. It's not untilrepparttar 150042 prick ofrepparttar 150043 needle for shots of anesthesia brings you back to your senses.

Elusive beauty isrepparttar 150044 major objective of each makeover. With this goal in mind, technology gave birth to a way of achieving what's thought of as currently beautiful inrepparttar 150045 form of plastic surgery. Liposuction is consideredrepparttar 150046 most popular procedure inrepparttar 150047 United States for several years running. But liposuction is quite new torepparttar 150048 US.

Liposuction was invented in Italy by two gynecologists, Dr. Gorgio Fischer and his son Dr. Gorgio Fischer, Jr. in 1974. Through small incisions, they were able to cut away fat tissues withinrepparttar 150049 body. A rotating scalpel and suctions aidedrepparttar 150050 procedure. Though not as comparable to today's techniques, Drs. Fischer still deserverepparttar 150051 credit for liposuction.

Also known as lipoplasty and lipectomy, liposuction removes isolated pockets of fat fromrepparttar 150052 body of those who are of relatively normal weight. These fat pockets or cellulites could either result from overeating alone or as an inherited trait that can't be removed by dieting or exercise.

The liposuction market comes from actors frantic with weight loss failure or simply just anyone who can afford a cellulite-free life. Anyone interested with liposuction should be informed that liposuction, as a surgical procedure, is not risk free. Before going gaga over losing those pesky flabs, better considerrepparttar 150053 following risks and complications that range from mild to potentially life-threatening.

Skin Sag. Removal of fat tissues in one area ofrepparttar 150054 body at once may result in loose skin, depending on skin's elasticity. Stretch marks hint poor skin elasticity. So you might want to look all over your body for stretch marks first before getting nicked.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Written by Charlene J. Nuble

A shooting pain inrepparttar knee. A burning sensation inrepparttar 150010 hand. Before you know it, you have rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammation ofrepparttar 150011 joints. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease in whichrepparttar 150012 immune system attacks normal tissues as if they were invading antibodies. Rheumatoid arthritis also causes inflammation ofrepparttar 150013 tissues aroundrepparttar 150014 joints and other organs ofrepparttar 150015 body. The hands and feet arerepparttar 150016 most affected areas of rheumatoid arthritis although it can also affect any joint lined by a membrane. Rheumatoid arthritis is referred to as a systematic illness and sometimes called rheumatoid disease.

Rheumatoid arthritis manifests itself over a period of a few months. However, for some,repparttar 150017 disease appears overnight. Accelerated onset of rheumatoid arthritis does not meanrepparttar 150018 individual is at greater risk ofrepparttar 150019 progression ofrepparttar 150020 disease. Rheumatoid arthritis can lasts for years without symptoms. But rheumatoid arthritis is an illness that progresses and hasrepparttar 150021 potential to cause joint destrution and functional disability. Usually, patients suffer cycles from severe to light symptoms. In terms of statistics, rheumatoid arthritis is three times more common in women than in men. It also besets people of all races equally. Rheumatoid arthritis can begin at any age but most often start inrepparttar 150022 early forties.

What causes rheumatoid arthritis? The truth is, its cause is still unknown. Viruses, bacteria, and fungi have long been suspected but none has been proven to berepparttar 150023 cause. The cause of rheumatoid arthritis has beenrepparttar 150024 focus of different research activities. There are some scientists who believe thatrepparttar 150025 tendency to develop rheumatoid arthritis may be genetically inherited while others believe that certain factors inrepparttar 150026 environment might elicitrepparttar 150027 immune system to attackrepparttar 150028 body's own tissue components. This attack results torepparttar 150029 inflammation in various organs such as lungs or eyes.

Researchers have also found that environmental factors may also play a role inrepparttar 150030 cause of rheumatoid arthritis. In fact, scientists reported that smoking tobacco increases risk inrepparttar 150031 development of rheumatoid arthritis.

The symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis depend onrepparttar 150032 degree of tissue inflammation. Rheumatoid arthritis is said to be active ifrepparttar 150033 body tissues are inflammed. Whenrepparttar 150034 tissue inflammation subsides, rheumatoid arthritis is said to be in remission. Remissions may happen spontaneously or with treatment and can last for weeks, months, even years. During active rheumatoid arthritis, symptoms are felt. Symptoms may include fatigue, lack of appetite, low grade fever, and muscles and joint aches. Muscles and joint stiffness are usually felt during mornings and after a period of inactivity. During relapses (from inactivity to activity) of rheumatoid arthritis, joints become red, swollen, painful, and tender. This happens becauserepparttar 150035 tissue lining ofrepparttar 150036 joints become inflamed which results inrepparttar 150037 excess production of joint fluids.

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