Things You Ought To Know First Before Undergoing Liposuction Surgery

Written by Charlene J. Nuble

According torepparttar medical dictionary of Medline Plus, liposuction isrepparttar 135473 removal of excess body fat by suction with specialized surgical equipments, typically performed by a plastic surgeon.

Withrepparttar 135474 removal of excess body fat,repparttar 135475 body appearance improves and evens out distorted body parts. Breasts, buttocks, abdomen, andrepparttar 135476 face area are some ofrepparttar 135477 most popular body parts that undergo liposuction.

Foremost reason why people resort to liposuction is for cosmetic reasons. They want to eradicate "love handles", unsightly fat bulges, an abnormal chin line, etc.

Liposuction also helps improve sexual function by reducing fat deposits onrepparttar 135478 inner thighs, thus allowing easier access torepparttar 135479 vagina.

Another reason for undergoing liposuction is body shaping that cannot be achieved by diet and/or exercise.

A note of caution, liposuction is not a cure for generalized obesity.

Liposuction is not as easy as just going torepparttar 135480 doctor and telling him or her, "I want a liposuction right now." People who want to have liposuction must meet certain criteria:

1) There should be a preliminary consultation. This includes history ofrepparttar 135481 patient, a comprehensive physical examination, and a psychological health examination;

2) There should be a second consultation to give time forrepparttar 135482 patient to think overrepparttar 135483 planned liposuction surgery;

3) Ifrepparttar 135484 patient is married,repparttar 135485 spouse's presence may be required duringrepparttar 135486 consultation;

4) The patient should ask questions about liposuction, expressrepparttar 135487 reasons forrepparttar 135488 consultation, and must feel satisfied withrepparttar 135489 answers to their questions;

5) The patient must fully understandrepparttar 135490 pre-operative liposuction preparations,repparttar 135491 liposuction procedures, andrepparttar 135492 precise post-operative liposuction care to avoid lethal complications;

6) The patient must have realistic expectations. Liposuction enhancesrepparttar 135493 body appearance and boost self-confidence but it will never result to a perfect body.

Because liposuction is a medical procedure, there are risks involved. Some ofrepparttar 135494 complications that may happen upon having liposuction are:

* Fluid imbalance due torepparttar 135495 removal of a lot of liquid during liposuction and/or injection of large amounts of liquid during liposuction which can result to shock, heart problems, or kidney problems.

In Excess of Portion

Written by Sherri L Dodd

My husband and I recently visited a popular Chinese restaurant chain. I must say that it is no wonder that this eatery is represented by a rotund little bear. The rice alone equated to around four to five servings…in one meal! This along withrepparttar other generous rations left us both with a few thoughts onrepparttar 135403 lack of self-control versusrepparttar 135404 available meal sizes in some ofrepparttar 135405 fast-er food eateries. We cannot just blamerepparttar 135406 commercialized burger chains for promoting obesity inrepparttar 135407 states. I shake my head in frustration when I see this perfect example ofrepparttar 135408 carbohydrate portion gone awry, followed byrepparttar 135409 whining of diet gurus that revel in a major nutrient’s supposed betrayal.

Givingrepparttar 135410 American consumerrepparttar 135411 benefit ofrepparttar 135412 doubt, I will bet that many of us do not knowrepparttar 135413 actual size of a single serving forrepparttar 135414 many different foods. Subsequently, there is a high propensity to misjudge said portions, especially when they are so abundantly given to you at no extra cost. While it is not necessary to break outrepparttar 135415 measuring cups and spoons atrepparttar 135416 counter of your favorite diner, there is a general rule of thumb about accurate sizing of food. A couple examples are grains and

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