Why use Cold Laser for Weight Loss

Dr, Donna Restivo

Posted on August 25 2016

Cold laser for weight loss procedures are becoming extremely popular for individuals who are interested in losing weight and sculpting their bodies. The advances in laser technology is now being used to effectively break down fat cells and flush away the contents, resulting in sustainable weight loss if the proper measures are taken. Laser technology allows for virtually pain-free procedures, long lasting results and faster, more complete healing.


How Cold Lasers Work

Cold lasers work directly on a specific area that is targeted for removal. A laser that produces extremely cold temperatures enters each cell and liquefies its contents. This allows the contents to be released into the lymphatic system and gently flushed out of the body. Lasers that produce intense heat are used for incising tissue and cauterizing the area to prevent infection and allow for faster healing. The cold laser, on the other hand, causes the molecules to change form from fat to a liquid that easily flows along with other fluids in the body. Unlike fats, the fluid moves freely, working its way out of the body instead of redepositing elsewhere in the body.


When Cold Laser for Weight Loss Techniques Should Be Considered

Cold laser technology can offer benefits to people who want to sculpt their body, giving them a leaner, more defined appearance. Body sculpting works well for individuals who only need small amounts of fats removed from areas that normally don't benefit from exercise. It is also extremely beneficial for individuals who want to lose weight but are not a good candidate or prefer to avoid surgical procedures, such as bariatric surgery, facelifts or other cosmetic procedures. Individuals who suffer from diabetes are ideal candidates for this type of procedure because of the dramatic reduction in the risk of infection and the faster than normal healing time.


What Cold Lasers Won't Do

Cold laser for weight loss procedures are not a cure all and they are not to be used to treat obesity. While they are effective at eliminating the fat that causes the extra weight, obesity is a problem that involves many different factors. Poor diet, lack of exercise, poor cardiovascular and pulmonary health are also major factors. Unless a person has started to make effective and sustainable lifestyle changes, a cold laser procedure will be pointless. While it may help to remove the excess fat, it will not prevent it from returning. The only way to prevent weight gain is to take the necessary measures to improve one's health and maintain those changes on a long term basis.


The Right Choice

The benefits associated with cold laser therapies will last much longer when other weight loss techniques are also being used. This includes exercising on a regular basis. Walking, swimming, cardio and strength training will help to prevent the weight from returning and also offer a variety of other health benefits as well. Eating the right foods and practicing moderation when it comes to meals and snacks is also essential. Positive lifestyle changes are vital to effective weight loss. Understanding what caused the weight in the first place and learning how to prevent it from coming back are the keys that will make a cold laser procedure a success.


Considering the benefits of cold laser for weight loss therapy may be an option for many people who need to lose a small amount of weight or who are wanting to streamline their physical appearance. When it comes to making long term lifestyle changes and losing excessive amounts of weight, cold laser therapy will also offer substantial benefits as long as the patient remembers it will not cure the problem. It can help eliminate small problem areas and provide them with a small glimpse of what can be accomplished, but the real work comes in making changes to their lifestyle that promote and support good health on all levels. One tweak you can start making are changes to your diet. And if you are looking for other great weight loss tips, then make sure to check out our blog


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