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Answered 2006-12-03 07:32:56

Eat lots of veg and fruit and do sit ups every day more and more. It takes longer but it is worth it.

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If you lose weight by exercise will you have loose excess skin?

Loose skin has nothing to do with how you lose your weight, but a lot to do with how much you've lost and how fast you've lost it.

Can obese people lose excess skin without surgery?

If you already lost fat at a quick pace then you cannot get rid of the sagging skin but if your obese right now the best way not to get excess skin is to lose weight slowly.

What exercises can get rid of wrinkled stomach skin?

Exercise gets rid of stomach fat. But unfortunately, no exercises get rid of stomach wrinkles or excess skin.

Tone Your Stomach After Weight Loss?

Losing a significant amount of weight can be an exciting and of course very healthy thing. You will look better, feel better, have more energy, and reduce your risk of many diseases. However, looking at your stomach after weight loss might make you wish you had never lost the weight. Often, the excess skin can hang, getting in the way and not looking pleasant. Of course, surgery is an option, but first consider from less invasive options. Moisturize the skin regularly, and be sure to consume healthy fats that provide elasticity to the skin. Also, tone up your stomach muscles using back and abdominal work.

Do you know if stapling my stomach can achieve weight loss?

Yes, stomach stapling can help you achieve weight loss but it is only recommended in extreme and specific circumstances. There are risks involved and most people who undergo the surgery also need to have follow-up plastic surgery to remove excess skin.

How do you get rid of excess skin?

Skin is rarely 'excess'. It is just enough to cover the 'contents' of the body, Skin is extremely elastic and can 'recover' from weight loss with time, especially if the weight loss was gradual and moderate. Age can play a large part in this. As we age the skin becomes less elastic and excess sink can be very slow to shift for older people. One thing is sure - none of the many creams which claim to shift excess skin work.

Why do lions have loose belly skin?

Because when they eat they gain 60 pounds. The skin on their stomach stretches after eating. They usually walk for two hours a day and lose the excess weight. The excess skin hangs until its refilled with food again giving it a bloated look. It also allows them to be kicked with little chance of injury when fighting with other lions or prey.

If you plan to lose a lot of weight how do you make sure you will not need cosmetic surgery for excess skin?

The best way to lose weight all over without the excess skin is to not lose too quickly. Your body can adjust to the weight loss if it is slow and consistant. I have also heard that taking a good multi vitamin will help your body with the weight loss and keep your skin healthy.

Will intermittent fasting cause excess skin if you are overweight?

If you loose a lot of weight doing it in a short amount of time the skin will not have time to contract.

Is significant weight loss possible without having excess skin?

Depending how much you have to lose you may have some excess skin but the best way to help prevent so much excess skin make sure you take your weight loss very slowly, this way your body will have more time to adjust and your skin can slowly shrink back with your body. Make sure you stay hydrated for skin elasticity and also exercise. Note: Some goes if you put on weight very fast - your body cant adjust so quickly and you get stretch marks.

If you become anorexic will you get excess skin?

Not exactly. Excess skin (due to weight loss) is because the fat and muscle that was stretching the skin diminishes faster than the skin can shrink, or that the elasticity in the skin cannot cause it to firm up to a smaller size again. This is most commonly found in overweight or obese people when they lose considerable amounts of weight. Usually, that involves 40ish or more pounds.

Why does the skin on my stomach and hips hurt?

It happened to me once, but it was because my skin on my belly and hips were stretching due to rapid weight gain.

What does the walls look like in the stomach of the frog?

well its mostly pieces of skin attached like a flap it is used to take all the excess food from the stomach that gets left behind

How can you get flat abs after having kids if you do not have excess weight to lose?

Unfortunately it all depends on the person and their body type. For instance my best friend had two children and lost a bunch of weight but had to go get tummy tuck and have her abs re-joined to get the stomach she wanted. My sisters skin shrank up within a year. It all depends on your body... its hard because you have to remember when you are pregant your stomach muscles separate in the middle. For most girls they do not join back together fully themselves and it requires surgery. That may be the reason you can't lose the loose skin and fat in the middle.

Is it possible to go from being obese to anorexic?

It is possible, but because you would of lost weight way to fast you will have so much excess skin! Which means you will be fat for ever so basically just go on a proper diet.

How can i tighten stomach skin after weight loss?

This website gives you 5 belly toning exercises to tighten skin after weight loss.

Why is your skin sagging on your arms?

The skin sags on your arms after you have built muscle and then lost weight. It can also be becomes your arms are not toned.

How do you tone the flabby skin that is left behind after a major weight loss?

Moderate weight lifting can help as well as completely losing all the excess fat (even when you think you have, chances are there is still fat there). However, if it is a major weight loss as in 100 pounds or a great deal like that - the only way to get rid of it all is for surgery to remove the excess skin.

How can you tighten your stomach?

When there is a significant weight loss, the skin around the stomach can be flabby and loose. There are many ways to tone the stomach to make it tighter by doing toning exercises such at crunches and sit-ups.

What does redundant in medical terms mean?

It usually refers to something in excess, particularly skin. For example, a person who lost 100 pounds might have redundant skin at the upper arms or abdomen.

If you are 16 years old will you have excess skin left after you lose weight?

If you only lose 10 or 20 pounds and exercise, you won't have leftover skin. When you are young, your skin has an elasticity that allows it to stretch & shrink a little.

Can losing weight cause stretch marks?

usually if you have been overweight, and have lost the weight, but your skin doesn't tighten. it can also run in families.

What do you call the surgery to remove excess skin due to weight loss?

It depends on the body part you are getting reduced. There is a panniculectomy (to get rid of the "apron" of abdominal skin), a brachioplasty (to remove the excess in the upper arms), a belt lipectomy (lifts thighs, hips, butt and abdomen)....

What are the risks and benefits of tummy tuck surgery?

The benefit is that the excess skin around your stomach will be removed. Risks include blood clots, infection, and slow healing of wounds.

Why is only your stomach fat?

Odds are, it isn't. You'll have some fat under your skin pretty much all over your body, it's only that the layer at the stomach is the thickest one. Where your body prefers to put the excess fat differs, but the stomach is a fairly popular one.

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