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Hormone Imbalance Causes Cellulite

Cellulite Reduction in Scottsdale


Cellulite is ubiquitous. Did you know ninety percent of women struggle with it? Cellulite is made up of more than just fat: it tends to appear in the top layer of connective tissue called septa on the buttocks and upper thighs.  The lumps and bumps resembling cottage cheese develop when the fat cells are too tightly compressed in the septa and push their way out.  Causes of cellulite include poor circulation, aging connective tissue, genetics, and toxin buildup.  The most important factor to consider, however, is that hormone imbalance causes cellulite.

Cellulite is primarily a disorder affecting type I collagen that arises with the onset of the menstrual cycle. Type I collagen is the most prevalent protein in the body.  In most instances, this component is of type I collagen, accounting for many female disorders that are driven by the sex hormones, mainly estrogen and progesterone. This is a critical concept to understand.

Hormone Imbalance Causes Cellulite

The thighs and buttocks present cellulite because this area is a reservoir of nutritional fat for women during pregnancy. Because this fat is not easily mobilized, it is very difficult to remove. Try as you might, you cannot remove all of this fat by vigorous dieting or exercise, although beauty magazines continue to recommend this.  While a healthy diet and exercise are helpful aspects of cellulite reduction, the key here is to balance your hormones.

Use Progesterone Cream.  Estrogen may be partially responsible for the appearance of cellulite as it promotes increased storage of fat cells. Get tested by your doctor to determine if you have a condition called estrogen dominance.  If you are estrogen dominant, you will want to use a topical cream containing the opposing female hormone, progesterone, which may be useful in reducing cellulite. However, progesterone is not considered a cure for cellulite.

Boost Your Thyroid.  Your thyroid hormones play a key part in metabolism, and can affect fat storage and cellulite. Avoid foods that trigger adrenal stress, such as caffeine. And as previously mentioned, find a healthy hormonal balance, since too much estrogen in relation to testosterone can lower thyroid hormones. You should also take supplements that enhance thyroid production, such as selenium, folic acid and iodine.

Supplement Hormone Balance Regimen With VelaShape™ 

If you are looking for an added boost to your cellulite reduction regimen, FDA approved VelaShape™ treatments are your best friend. This system uses radiofrequency technology, infrared light energy, and massage techniques in order to smooth out dimpled skin. The heat and vacuum combination can increase the metabolism of energy in order to both shrink fat cells and create a lymphatic draining system within your body.  Celebrities, like Kim Kardashian, Madonna and Sharon Stone have been rumored to use VelaShape™ as a way to rid cellulite from unwanted areas on their body. It’s one of the easiest ways to gradually get rid of those unflattering lumps. At National Laser Institute you can receive VelaShape™ for a fraction of the retail cost with our state of the art VelaShape™ III system.

Does VelaShape™ work?  The answer is a resounding yes! After receiving VelaShape™ treatments, 60% of our clients saw a big improvement in cellulite ridden areas on their body which became more toned and contoured.  By combining VelaShape™ treatments with balanced hormones, healthy diet and exercise you will optimize your results. National Laser Institute offers VelaShape™  for those wanting to rid embarrassing dimples and cottage cheese appearance. You should always want to feel comfortable and confident in your skin.

Visit our training institute for deeply discounted rates on treatments or receive your treatment in our med spa by the experts that teach doctors, nurses and techs privately.    Eliminate cellulite today and show off your flawless skin with renewed confidence!  Take advantage of the safe and effective VelaShape™ treatment by the experts at National Laser Institute.  We would be glad to answer your questions personally. The National Laser Institute offers non-obligation consultations.  To find out what product or service would be the best fit for your skin, call 800.574.8377 or click here and receive a free consultation with one of our expert skin care specialists.

Louis J. Silberman is the CEO and Co-Founder of National Laser Institute, the pioneer of the medical aesthetics training industry and one of the largest educators in the country.