Posted on September 25, 2017 in Post-Op
Liposuction can be performed to slim and reshape areas of the body with stubborn fat. Choosing to have liposuction can be a life-changing experience, however, your daily habits can impact your results over time. There are some things you can do to maintain these results for as long as possible.
After recovery from liposuction, it is important to get regular exercise. Liposuction removes the fat cells so results in the treated area are permanent, however, your body contour could change if your weight fluctuates. You can still gain weight in other areas of the body that weren’t treated. Maintaining a regular exercise routine can help keep you keep a stable weight, preserving the results of liposuction.
Along with regular exercise, you should keep up a healthy diet. Avoid foods that are high in sugar, carbohydrates, and saturated fats. Instead, add more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains into your meals. Eating smaller meals throughout the day can also help you avoid overeating and keep you feeling full and energized.
In order to maintain your weight and liposuction results from Dr. Ellen, it is important to stay hydrated. Drinking plenty of water throughout the day helps with digestion and maintaining a healthy metabolism. While eight 8-ounce glasses a day is recommended, this amount will depend on your body type and individual needs.
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