Will I Gain Weight After Liposuction?

Will I Gain Weight After Liposuction?

Gain Weight Immediately after Liposuction

Although it is commonly believed that liposuction is a weight loss technique, this is not true. Liposuction involves reshaping your body but cannot prevent you from gaining weight after the treatment. Although fat will be distributed more evenly through the body after liposuction. Rapid weight gain can cause your body to collect fat in the treatment area.

Some people experience some weight gain immediately after their treatment. Some people find this extremely irritating. They do not understand the principle of liposuction is not to lose weight. The goal is really to have a better body shape. It is believed that the weight gain after liposuction is caused by the fluid. It is inserted into the treatment area that the  body produces causing swelling.

Gain Weight after Liposuction Recovery

You gain a lot of weight after liposuction recovery because you failed to change your eating habits and lifestyle choices. As well as you have changed your habits for the worse. Some people have the wrong attitude after liposuction believing that they cannot gain weight. That they can gain weight and have repeat procedures. This is not the correct mentality to have. Although repeat procedures are possible but more complicated that will cause a high risk of complications development. Liposuction should not be used as an alternative to losing weight through diet and exercise. Anyone who believes this will be disappointed as without making changes to your eating and exercise habits. You will gain weight rapidly and your body will revert back to its pre- surgery state.

What to Do if You Begin to Gain Weight After Having Liposuction?

If you started to gain weight after having liposuction, you should immediately stop this process to prevent gaining fat. Gaining a small amount of weight will not cause any problems but if you continue to gain weight, the effects of liposuction surgery are likely to be reversed. You should try to highlight the factors that are causing you to gain weight, such as a lack of physical activity or a diet that is high in fat, salt, sugar, and calories. Preventing it could be as simple as cutting down portion sizes, or switching full fat foods for lower fat alternatives. You can change your eating habits without a dramatic change to your overall diet by becoming more active. You should try to do at least half an hour of exercise five times a week like swimming, jogging and gym membership.

Unexplained Weight Gain

If you have a healthy diet and are physically active, but are, still putting on weight after liposuction you should see your GP. It is possible that your weight gain is caused by a hormonal deficiency, or that it is caused by some medication that you are taking. Your GP will be able to advise you on what you can do to limit the amount of weight that you put on.

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