It’s no secret, plenty of folks look forward to the holidays for the scrumptious food just waiting to be devoured. That succulent turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy and all the traditional trimmings are probably making you salivate just thinking about them. You’re not alone, and you’re definitely not alone when in the throes of those post-holiday, “I shouldn’t have eaten so much” woes.
Whether you’re having trouble meeting your appearance goals after holiday gorging or have managed to work off the extra weight, but still aren’t satisfied with the flab left behind, a tummy tuck could be just what you need to recover from Turkey Day.
Will a Tummy Tuck Help Me Lose Weight?
Put simply, a tummy tuck shouldn’t be considered as a weight loss alternative. The procedure is meant to trim and tighten flabby skin, but it won’t eliminate excess pockets of fat around the waist. That’s what targeted liposuction is for. opens in a new windowDebunking weight loss tummy tuck myths and understanding just how the procedure will affect your body is important.
Holiday Weight Gain
If we’re being candid, you can blame holiday weight gain on the weather. To put a scientific spin on it, cold weather around Thanksgiving has a tendency to send your brain more, “I’m hungry” signals in an effort to obtain the energy needed to heat the body. So, if anyone asks, you can tell them you’re having an extra helping this holiday season because you need the warmth.
Seriously though, many find themselves packing on a few extra pounds around Turkey Day, and it’s common to work off that weight out of guilt. Fortunately, once the weight comes off, tucking in that tummy and tightening up the skin left behind is made easy with a tummy tuck.
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