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DR. DIKSHA DIXIT | Doctor

How a Tummy Tuck Can Benefit Your Overall Health

23-May-2022

Do you have too much belly fat? Is tummy tuck effective? Well, the benefits of tummy tuck surgery are proving to be life-saving. Fatal diseases like cardiac problems, diabetes, and cancer owe their origin to increased belly fat. So, more than just being embarrassing about that extra kilo, you need to get rid of it to not endanger your life.

A Tummy Tuck procedure also known as Abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure. It aims to give you a toned body by removal of excess fat. The benefits of tummy tuck surgery are that it improves the entire profile of your abdomen. Loose and sagging skin is what you leave behind to welcome healthier and firmer skin. Not only the new look gives you a fit body but also infuses tremendous zeal and energy into a better life. With your body and soul in the place, your mind is in perfect sync to reach new heights in every endeavor of life.

Other tummy tuck benefits include a reduction in back pain or incontinence issues or weakness /hernia of post-pregnancy tummy muscles.Some even appreciated the decrease in bloating post tummy tuck . 

TYPES

Depending upon different body shapes, concerns, and amounts of extra skin on the abdominal area, there are many types of tummy tucks and they are

Mini Tummy Tuck – when problem area is limited to below navel and minimal fat excess . 

Full Tummy Tuck – when overhanging belly like post-pregnancy belly needs to be taken care of.

Extended Tummy Tuck – when flanks and abdomen needs to be addressed together for giving a good shape.

Belt Lipectomy or Circumferential Abdominoplasty – when contouring has to be done 360degree ( front and back) .

Reverse Tummy Tuck – when the abdomen needs to be rejuvenated and lengthened. 

HOW IT WORKS

The whole procedure generally takes one to five hours. Either partial or complete removal of excess skin or fat is done, along with repair of weak muscle depending on the treatment plan. Post the procedure, there might be underlying swelling that impairs you to stand upright. But healing is quick and one recovers within 1-2 weeks.

Table of Contents: 

  • Restore Your Pre-Pregnancy Body
  • Better Your Posture 
  • Strengthens Your Core
  • Decrease Back Pain
  • Reduces Urinary Incontinence
  • Corrects Ventral Hernia
  • Resolves the Complications of Excess Skin
  • Takeaway
  • FAQs

1.Restore Your Pre-Pregnancy Body

Tummy tuck is the ideal choice for all moms struggling to get back their pre-pregnancy body. No matter the long hours of gymming or cutting down on all your food habits, when the results are bleak, your doctor recommends you to go for a tummy tuck. With the added stress to manage work and home both, today’s women are increasingly opting for tummy tuck procedures.

It is a completely safe procedure with instant results. The bulging flab can be removed easily to restore a flat, toned ab. Not only does tummy tuck benefits you esthetically but holds larger significance from the health point of view.

2. Better Your Posture

Benefits of tummy tuck also plays a vital role when it comes to correcting your posture. With reduced belly fat and excision of excess abdominal muscles, the underlying junctional gaps that had previously given way come back to normalcy. With closed gaps and tighter contacts, your body gains core strength. The improved inner strength imparts better erect posture with an improved standard of living.

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3. Strengthens Your Core

           Sometimes with the excess body weight, your muscles undergo wear and tear not being able to carry their own weight. With this loss of support, muscles fail to work as a team. Hence, no amount of exercise alone can bring back the lost connection. Here, what is required is surgical healing by means of repair procedures that can be done alongside tummy-tucks. The end result is alleviated back pain, improved and correct posture, and regained muscle strength and tenacity.

4. Decreases Back Pain

Often after pregnancy or weight-loss programs, your body suffers from weakened core strength. The muscles lack the tenacity to pull themselves back according to bodily requirements. As a result, the compensation load comes to the back muscles which then leads to severe backaches. 

A tummy tuck procedure repairs the lost connective tissue of the area thereby building a strong brace of the supportive band. This improves the back pain and corrects the bent posture. It relieves the backache permanently improving the quality of life

5. Reduces Urinary Incontinence

This condition is a bladder problem, most women, after pregnancy face leakage during coughs, sneezes, exercises, or laughs. Those patients who are experiencing more severe symptoms like these must go for a tummy tuck. The tummy tuck procedure benefits such women by creating a small obstruction of soft tissue between the pelvic area and bladder.

6. Corrects Ventral Hernia

By means of a tummy tuck procedure dislocated organs can be pushed back to their original location. The dislocation of organs ( hernia) generally occurs post-pregnancy or due to  weight gains. By fixing the movement of the organ, not only the functionality is restored, it corrects the bulging belly to quite an extent.

7. Resolves the Complications of Excess Skin

With the removal of extra fats from your body, resolves a hundred other related skin problems. Excess skin and its extra complexities resolve with its removal. Tummy tuck benefits you not only by correcting your posture and tenacity but also boosts the energy to adopt a healthier lifestyle.

Takeaway

The Aesculpir clinic is a state of art cosmetic clinic aiming to deliver a comprehensive solution to all your aesthetic problems under one roof. With advances in technologies, the clinic is well-equipped with the latest infrastructure. The team is passionate about building a great patient experience.

FAQs

  • Does your body change after a tummy tuck?

           Tummy tuck benefits can be felt post-procedure remarkably, like increased stamina, reduced weight, and greater motivation and acceptance of one’s own skin.

  • Is tummy tuck a good idea?

Tummy tuck benefits are so promising that it is the trending procedure opted for by one and all.

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