posted on May, 27 2005 @ 09:26 AM
Erf. I think that nothing short of surgery gets rid of it.
(sigh) And I can't afford the surgery. Marg is right; liposuction doesn't help. Hmm.... (looking up clinical studies...)
I see something on an European treatment called "Endermologie"
It apparently accomplishes the same thing without surgery (yay) but the age of the women is under 30 and they seem fairly slender (130 lbs)
Apparently some creams really DO work -- and Compression garments seem to work even better (this is a decent little study and matches some of my
About 70% of the cases can be addressed with this.
Did some looking up of things and I *think* you can buy these garments at sports stores:
...or medical stores:
So, ladies, the treatment period for SOME improvement is one month. And, y'know, I think I've seen some similar compression type garments (though
not as extreme) in the undies department of Target. Problem might be finding them in a size that I can wear AND breathe in.
I think I'm going to try this for my tummy and thighs. Anyone else want to join me? I have some firming cream lotion and will work out some sort of
treatment regemin... cream at night, perhaps, and the garments during the day.