Month: April 2015

When Can You Hit the Gym after Your Tummy Tuck?

When Can You Hit the Gym after Your Tummy Tuck?

While a healthy lifestyle is crucial to preserving your tummy tuck results, rushing to the gym right after surgery is not in your best interest. It’s important to slowly resume your post-surgery exercise routine, following your surgeon’s instructions. Not doing so may interfere with your results or jeopardize your health. Here are some helpful guidelines for staging your fitness comeback.

2 Weeks Out

At this point you can begin light activities such as walking. This is a wonderful way to get your body moving without straining your abdominal region. As an added bonus, staying mildly active after your tummy tuck can help reduce swelling more quickly and prevent blood clots.

After 1 Month

You can resume weight-lifting if it was a part of your fitness routine prior to surgery.


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Do Alternatives to Breast Implants Really Work?

Do Alternatives to Breast Implants Really Work?

Significant weight loss, pregnancy or the aging process can all change the shape and profile of breasts. Nursing may cause breasts to droop. Asymmetrical breasts sometimes leave young women feeling insecure about their image and can damage their self-esteem.

There are just as many products on the market that promise to improve the appearance of breasts as there are reasons for wanting an improvement. But do any of the products actually deliver the promised outcome?

Don’t Believe the Hype

From creams and pills to other gimmicks guaranteeing an increase in breast size, it can be difficult to know what to trust. In fact, there is no scientific proof that hormone or homeopathic pills and creams are effective in augmenting breasts.


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