Saggy skin after weight-loss

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  1. arntyjax

    arntyjax Full Member

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    Hey Guys,

    Here's a question: As the weight loss is so rapid with Liptrim/Ketosis, is excess skin a problem? I know that the skin only has a certain amount of elasticity and that it in my case, it will never be the same again but does it get any degree of firmess, if you know what I mean.

    Some of the photos that I have seen of people that have lost 8 stone or more, they don't look as if the skin is overly saggy. xXx :confused:
     
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    This is something I am really worried about too. I was wondering if those VibroPlate things would help? Also if moisturising really helps?
     
  4. princess-of-power

    princess-of-power this is SPARTA!

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    My skin didnt go too bad after 4 stone gone. My BFF lost 8 stone and has a slight issue with baggy skin. I guess the best thing to do is tone as you go along and yes, moisturise. Im sure one of our lovely 'Biggest Losers' will be able to advise more though!
     
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    It depends on how much weight you have to lose, and how old you are. I've lost about 7 stones and have quite a bit of loose skin. At 43 my skin has lost quite a bit of its elasticity but as long as I maintain my new weight for a few months the NHS will offer me surgery to put everything back where it should be.
    Even if surgery is not an option, it's better to have loose skin but a healthy weight than to be obese. Until I have my op compression vests keep everything looking ok.

    Jon
     
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    i too am worried about this as at the end of my yourney i will have lost 4 and a half stone. if i go the gym 3 times per week and mousturise will this help
     
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    I'm also pretty worried about this and am not keen on the idea of surgery.... I'm 25 and have already lost 3.5 stone and am look to lose 8 stone. Will this affect me alot?
     
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    last time on lt i lost over 5 stone and i was 27 i had a lot of excess skin but this time ive started to exersise nothing major but 20mins on the wii fit 5 times a week i dont want to end up like that this time and hopefully i can increase the exersise as i go on although i had lost much weight and looked so much better minuss the clothes it was awful to look at and i had giant size bingo wings at the tops of my arms it was gross dont know if im doing enough but its a start in my eyes and im also giving myself a pamper night once a week where i do from top to toe because i wanna lok good this summer for my hols
     
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