When your skin appears to be lose and full of lumps than it means you are suffering from Cellulite problem. This problem occurs around the buttocks and thighs. But it can appear on the other parts of the body as well. Cellulite is caused when fats push over the connective tissue below the skin and twist them. Almost 90% of women and men get affected by cellulite at some point in their life. The problem of Cellulite increases with the age.
Due to its texture, cellulite is also known as orange peel skin. The medical terminology for cellulite is ‘edematous fibrosclerotic panniculopathy (EFP)’. There are several reasons that cause cellulite such as a genetic family history of cellulite, inactive lifestyle and also pregnancy. Genetic factors like ethnicity, circulatory levels and metabolism are effective in producing cellulite. Hormones such as thyroid hormones, estrogen, insulin, and prolactin also affect the formation of cellulite.
Women who reach menopause are also at a higher risk of getting cellulite. Cellulite is a cosmetic problem which can be abolished by following a few simple yet effective tips like these:
Exercise: Only exercise cannot help one get rid of cellulite. When it is coupled with a nutritious diet and proper blood circulation the results will be optimal. Adopting exercising techniques that would aid reduction of fat storage hormones.
Proper diet: A balanced and nutritious diet is a must for tackling cellulite. Food which is densely packed with lean protein and green leafy. Fresh vegetables should be consumed to lower down fat levels in the body. Caffeinated and alcoholic drinks, processed sugar and food items should be avoided. Lowering the intake of carbohydrates is also suggested.
Improvise flow of blood in the body: Many exercises are known to develop circulation of blood. Body massages also enable better flow of blood in the body. Brisk walking, deep breathing exercises are a few ways that can enhance circulation of blood in your body.