Top 6 Myths About Cellulite

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There are many myths about cellulite that arise from misinformation or false science. Unfortunately, this leads to pseudo-“cures” or so-called “magic” solutions that claim to take away cellulite. In fact, all they do is take away your money and maybe even put you in harm’s way. Using creams, pills, or other products that are not fully tested or regulated may contain some ingredients that cause allergic reactions or worse problems. It is time to disprove these top myths about cellulite. 1. Cellulite Is Only Excess Fat While cellulite does involve fat or fat cells that bulge out, in particular, it is the connective fibers between muscle and skin that cause the dimpled effect.

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The Science Behind Cellulite and Appropriate Medical Solutions

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This is a group of chemicals, including caffeine and aminophylline, that is used in cellulite creams. Their purpose is to break down the body’s fat stores. However, it is questionable whether they deliver enough of these chemicals to lead to sufficient fat breakdown and cellulite loss.

Massage

There are many massage treatments out there that have been used for years to reduce the appearance of cellulite. One of these is called Endermologie, where an electronic device is used to massage areas of the body with cellulite. However, though it is successful in reducing the appearance of cellulite, it basically just redistributes your fat and not really changes its configuration.

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Understanding Zika Virus

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We recently heard about the Zika virus outbreak in South America but the question is what exactly is Zika Virus? Where did it originate and what causes it?

Zika virus is an emerging mosquito-borne virus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in rhesus monkeys through a monitoring network of sylvatic yellow fever. It was subsequently identified in humans in 1952 in Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania. Outbreaks of Zika virus disease have been recorded in Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific.

A person can be infected but the signs will be passive even for a week before manifesting themselves.

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