What You Need to Know About CoolSculpting

girlHave you been struggling with weight loss and looking for new ideas to trim the fat? One option that you may be considering is CoolSculpting. While CoolSculpting will definitely give you a thinner look, it will not deliver the weight loss results you are looking for. This is due to how CoolSculpting works and the body functions.

How Fat Cells Develop and Change

The key to understanding how CoolSculpting works is to understand how fat cells affect weight. As you grow and get older, your body produces fat cells. The number of fat cells you have is fairly set by the time you reach the end of your teen years. If your body isn’t creating new fat cells, why do you gain weight?

Instead of the body creating new fat cells, the fat cells you already have get either bigger or smaller. When fat cells get bigger, you have more weight. When they get smaller, you lose weight. CoolSculpting doesn’t change the size of the fat cells in non-treated areas. What it does do is kill fat cells in the targeted area. Simply eliminating the fat cells in the targeted area is not enough to cause a drop in weight.

What CoolSculpting Can Do for You

If CoolSculpting won’t encourage weight loss, what does it do? The way CoolSculpting works is by freezing fat cells to destroy them. After the treatment, the fat cells will go through a decomposing process until they are absorbed by other cells and eliminated from the body.

CoolSculpting can help you with stubborn fat areas such as the tummy, waist, hips, and thighs. Often, eliminating the fat in these areas can help your clothes fit better and improve your appearance. The scale will stay the same, but you will look and feel thinner. If your doctor is recommending that you lose weight for health reasons, you will still need to seek out appropriate methods for weight loss.

CoolSculpting can help you achieve your goals of fitting into that old dress or your favorite pair of jeans, without diets and weight loss. If you would like to learn more about how CoolSculpting in Tampa can help you with your size goals, contact us today for a consultation.