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Cellulite


Cellulite is a term given to a dimpling or orange peel affect on the skin. There are several schools of thought as to what cellulite actually is, but regardless of this most women (cellulite affects women more than men) hate it and would love to get rid of it.


90% of post-adolescent women go on to develop cellulite at some time during their life although it is very hardly ever seen in men. The thighs, buttocks and the abdomen are the most common areas for a woman to develop cellulite. It is in no way linked to obesity and can be seen in very lean women.


Female hormones such as oestrogen also play a role in cellulite formation. Cellulite is for the most part found in women during their hormonal changes such as puberty, pregnancy, and menopause and also whilst taking birth control pills. A woman's hormones are usually responsible for the regulation of their blood flow, fat, connective tissue and lymphatic drainage.


Testosterone helps firm up muscles of the thighs and growth hormone rehydrates shrivelled orange peel skin both of which reduce the appearance of cellulite. Diet can also give excellent results on cellulite even without hormonal supplementation and the Hormonal and Nutritional Health Programme can evaluate levels of hormones through simple saliva tests. The results from these tests can allow us to formulate a Bio identical hormonal supplementation and nutritional programme to alleviate a number of symptoms.


Other treatments that have proved successful in the treatment of cellulite include a technique known as Mesotherapy.



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Available Treatments


Hormonal and Nutritional Health programme

This comprehensive programme is specifically designed to improve your general health and well being as well as slow down the signs of ageing and reduce the risk of age related diseases.


Mesotherapy

Pioneered in France in 1952 by Dr. Michael Pister, this treatment involves multiple, painless, micro-injections of pharmaceutical and homeopathic medications, natural plant extracts and vitamins to the mesoderm.