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Liposuction - What You Can Do About Genetic Fat?

Dr. Pankaj Tiwary 88% (10 ratings)
MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Patna
Liposuction - What You Can Do About Genetic Fat?

Your genetic background influences where your body fat is stored. In case, your mother or father has fat stored in the abdomen, hips, waist or in the thigh, it is likely for you to develop deposits of fat in the same regions.

Circumstances of Genetic Fat

  • You may have a proper or a balanced BMI (body mass index) but still tend to develop bulges in areas, which are likely to make you look disproportional.
  • You may become obese by development of excess fat accumulation in the lower abdomen region, referred to as pannus. Extra fat may accumulate in your lower back and hips as well, which cannot be lost in spite of taking weight losing measures.


Liposuction to get rid of extra fat:

  • Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery that allows you to remove genetic fat or any extra fat from the body, in order to change the body's shape. Liposuction does not remove cellulites and tightening of loose skin cannot be done.
  • Liposuction removes excess fat from the body by suction. Small, narrow tubes with blunt tips known as the cannulae are inserted through incisions in the skin surface. The tubes are moved under the skin to target the suction of fat deposits.

There are several types of liposuction techniques:

  1. Tumescent Liposuction: In this form of liposuction, a wetting solution such as lidocaine with a local anesthetic is injected into the patient before surgery. This causes the shrinking or constriction of blood vessels due to which it allows liposuction to be performed while the patient is under local anaesthesia. Blood loss and post surgical pains are reduced.
  2. Suction Assisted Liposuction: This mode of liposuction also known as SAL is the most primary form of liposuction. It involves drawing out of fat using a vacuum.
  3. Power Assisted Liposuction: This liposuction technique called PAL in short involves the process of SAL with an extra tool for increasing the motion of the cannula. The process is faster.
  4. Ultrasound Assisted Liposuction: This process (UAL) involves the transmission of energy via a specialized hand piece for loosening and melting of fat. A greater volume of fat can be removed via UAL.
  5. VASER: It is a variation of the UAL method where an ultrasonic cannula with grooves helps in energy disruption to improve removal of fat.


Laser Assisted Liposuction:
LAL is a newly developed liposuction technology where a laser works like an ultrasound for disruption and removal of fat cells. This mode is more efficient and involves less trauma. Liposuction is an effective way to remove unwanted, genetic fat from your body, which may be harming your body image. However, liposuction is associated with severe side effects. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dermatologist.

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Neuromuscular Disorder - How Ayurveda Can Help You?

Dr. Swapnil Dharmadhikari 88% (12 ratings)
MD
Ayurveda, Pune
Neuromuscular Disorder - How Ayurveda Can Help You?

If you are suffering from neuromuscular disorders and require an effective, natural cure, you should opt for Ayurveda. Neuromuscular disorders are conditions in which certain areas of your central nervous system may get affected. It leads to the dysfunction and degeneration of your musculature, and also disables the functioning of certain organs at times. According to the Ayurvedic principles, most neuromuscular disorders occur because of beeja dosha, deranged vata and due to certain defects or impairments of your mamsagni or muscle enzymes.

Ayurvedic treatment for neuromuscular disorders
There are several modes of treatment and management for neuromuscular disorders based on Ayurvedic principles.

  1. Panchakarna therapy, several yoga techniques, and specially developed molecules or mamsagni rasayan are commonly used for treating such disorders. These help people in maintaining muscle strength and functioning.
  2. Strict Ayurvedic dietary modifications are also required to be undertaken by people with metabolic disorders and those suffering from neuromuscular diseases.
  3. Several Ayurvedic herbs are used for treating neuromuscular disorders. These herbs should become a part of your regular diet.
  4. Ayurvedic treatment helps in slowing down or stopping the progression of muscle degeneration, which is likely in case of neuromuscular disorders.
  5. It is ideal to apply a combined Ayurvedic strategy for treating neuromuscular disorders, which includes mamsagni rasayana, yoga, pizhichil, anuvasana vasti and Til Mash Pinda. These are undertaken for long-term management.

Mamsagni rasayana

  1. This is an Ayurvedic formula or preparation that was developed as a remedy for neuromuscular disorders. The medicine should be taken before meals with honey.
  2. It contains several active and highly beneficial ingredients such as triphala, gurvel, marich, kuchla, gold bhasma, and guggul.
  3. It helps in the regulation of muscle metabolism and is ideal for the management of neuromuscular disorders and muscular dystrophies.
  4. The mixture is very effective in correcting membrane defects and regulating fat metabolism.
  5. Among the various ingredients, kuchla helps in boosting the neuromuscular tone, gold bhasma prevents muscle degeneration, and gurvel helps with immunity modulation.
  6. The combined effect of all the ingredients helps in balancing your neuromuscular vata, pitta, and kapha.
  7. You will observe results coming in the form of weight loss, decrease in your difficulty to walk, decrease in your blood CPK levels, and an increase in your neuromuscular tone. Your muscle power enhances and you get an improved weight ratio by taking this Ayurvedic solution.

You should consult an Ayurvedic physician, if you seek Ayurvedic treatment for overcoming neuromuscular disorders. An experienced doctor would be able to prescribe you the best solutions based on your condition, symptoms, and severity.
 

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Treatment For Arthritis In Homeopathy

Dr. Prashant Ruikar 93% (155 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
Treatment For Arthritis In Homeopathy

Arthritis (inflammation in one or more than one of the joints) is a common condition that afflicts many people. Arthritis can affect anyone of any age whether it is due to lifestyle factors, diet problems, genetics, other related disorders or even medications.

Causes of Arthritis

  1. Injury - can damage to bone, ligament and cartilage that ultimately leads to severe pain.

  2. Infection – Any kind of infection to the joint may result in arthritis.

  3. Obesity and advanced age – Both are the common causes of arthritis.

  4. Overuse – Overuse of knee joint can cause bursitis which ultimately leads to intense pain.

  5. Sprain - Due to sudden unnatural movements causes pain as well as restriction of movement of the joint.

  6. Malignancy – Myeloma, metastatic carcinoma.

  7. Dislocation – Also causes severe arthritis.

  8. Other causes – Include Sarcoidosis, Sickle cell disease, Lupus, Kawasaki disease, Crohn’s disease, bone tumors, bleeding disorders etc.

Homeopathic Treatment of Arthritis

Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat arthritis but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved medicines are available for homeopathic treatment of  arthritis that can be selected on the basis of cause, location, sensation, modalities and extension of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. Some important remedies are given below for the homeopathic treatment of arthritis:

  1. Actaea Spicata – This is one of the most effective medications for arthritis that affects the smaller joints in your body; so these could be your fingers, ankles, toes and wrists. These joints may become inflamed and swollen and might become very painful. Trying to touch these joints may make the pain even worse. Actaea Spicata is very good in treating these joints and can be very effective in improving mobility related pain as well.

  2. Causticum – If you are suffering from hip pain due to arthritis, causticum is one of the very best remedies to not only reduce pain, but also to lessen some of the other symptoms. Some of the indications wherein causticum is effective are:

    • Walking or standing becomes problematic

    • Even if you can walk or stand, your gait or posture tends to be a little bent

    • Excessive stiffness and pain in your hip without any visible cues

  3. Caulophyllum – This is also a very effective medication to treat problems within small joints with the exception that it is meant for cases where the joints also show signs of stiffness along with pain and inflammation. The stiffness may be so severe that you may become unable to move them. The pain does not stay confined to any particular spot; can rather spread to multiple joints and other parts of the body as well.

  4. Bryonia Alba – Although a fairly common and well-known medication, it is very versatile in reducing pain and swelling across multiple joints within the body. The indications for prescribing this medication are when the joints are visibly red or feel hot to you and are painful to touch. Also, it is very effective in cases of bigger joints such as the knees and elbows.

  5. Combination of Ferrum Met and Sanguinara Can – This set of medications is very effective in reducing the symptoms as well as pain caused by arthritis in the shoulders. Some of the most common symptoms wherein this can be prescribed are when you have shoulder pain in both the shoulders. Raising them can cause pain as well. Sanguinara is good with right sided pain while Ferrum met is effective for left side shoulder pain and stiffness resulting from arthritis.
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Hi Doctors After c section delivery on 05.11.2015 my weight gain and now my weight is 69 kg and I checked thyroid but in reports its negative and too much pain in my body specially legs swelling on legs and hands also please suggest me.

Dr. Irina Dey 88% (24 ratings)
DGO,DNB
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Hi Doctors
After c section delivery on 05.11.2015 my weight gain and now my weight is 69 kg and I checked thyroid but...
Go for diet and lifestyle modification including exercise and walking. However if you want a detailed opnion, you can consult me privately.
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Sir my weight is 92 feeling over weight. My testosterone is 1.92,in semen count is about 65 million but motility is 38. If I walk I am getting leg pains at joints. No sugar and no thyroid ,no BP.

Dr. Col V C Goyal 93% (7093 ratings)
CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Sir my weight is 92 feeling over weight. My testosterone is 1.92,in semen count is about 65 million but motility is 3...
Start gradually following 1.no alcohol 2. Reduce body wt 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice 5. 30 mts brisk walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Take more water for medicine contact on private chat with BP, blood sugar f/pp and lipid profile report.
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I am having high BMI upto 21 how to control it. What precaution should be taken care off.

Dr. Ayur Marma 88% (148 ratings)
Ayurveda Clinic
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I am having high BMI upto 21 how to control it.
What precaution should be taken care off.
Have balance diet lots of raw vegetable and fruits and avoid all refined items and preservative items, take less intake of refined salt and refined sugar.
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My stomach fool raha he bhut bad gaya he last 1 month se please tell me what should i do

Dt. Apeksha Thakkar 92% (2548 ratings)
BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
My stomach fool raha he bhut bad gaya he last 1 month se please tell me what should i do
Hello, You might be suffering from bloating and need to drinks lots of water. Avoid eating heavy meals at one go.
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Hi sir, I have fat how to control this am doing sitting job and how it's possible to control please let me know sir.

Dr. Sonali Khomane 96% (5128 ratings)
BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Hi sir, I have fat how to control this am doing sitting job and how it's possible to control please let me know sir.
Hello. Do daily exercise 45 min. Drink water 10 glass/ day. Before lunch and dinner take 1 glass water to fill your stomach. Drink green 2 times/ day. Avoid rice at night. Eat more salad. For homeopathic treatment and proper diet chart consult me privately. Take care.
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I am 41. No activity since 2015. Since Jan 8 no period. Gaining weight. Feel bloated. Increase in appetite. Moodiness. My gaining g weight makes my stomach like like I am pregnant. What could cause all these symptoms. Should I be worried.

Dr. Reena Kawatra 91% (833 ratings)
MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
I am 41. No activity since 2015. Since Jan 8 no period. Gaining weight. Feel bloated. Increase in appetite. Moodiness...
Get your Ultrasound done to see for any cyst or fibroid or any other pathology, and also get your thyroid levels checked, once you get these reports share with us so as to advise you further on this.
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I drank ajwain soaked overnight and then boiled in the morning for 3 months on empty stomach I did not loose even an ounce!

Dt. Apeksha Thakkar 92% (2548 ratings)
BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I drank ajwain soaked overnight and then boiled in the morning for 3 months on empty stomach I did not loose even an ...
Hello, Always helps in digestion and managing acidity of the stomach. You cannot expect miraculous results by simply drinking this decoction. If your entire diet is unmanaged, there is a little good which the decoction can do to you.
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