Sagging thighs is much more common in women than in men because of differences in the way fat, muscle, and connective tissue are distributed in men's and women's skin. The lumpiness of cellulite is caused by fat deposits that push and distort the connective tissues beneath skin, leading to the characteristic changes in appearance of the skin. Cellulite has been medically referred to as edematous fibrosclerotic panniculopathy.
HOW IS SAGGING THIGHS DIAGNOSED?
Symptoms of the condition can mimic other medical disorders, including diabetes insipidus, hypopituitarism, optic neuritis, meningitis, and certain tumors. A lumbar puncture may show signs of inflammation. Increased levels of angiotensin-converting enzyme may be found in the blood or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). MRI of the brain may be helpful. A chest x-ray often reveals signs of sarcoidosis of the lungs. Nerve biopsy of affected nerve tissue confirms the disorder.
HOW IS SAGGING THIGHS TREATED?
The various therapies for treatment include
• Dietary supplements
• Massage treatments
• Laser, light, or radiofrequency therapy
• Cellulite diets
• Retinol cream
DID YOU KNOW?
Sagging thighs caused due to weight loss could require up to two years for muscles strengthen and appear toned.