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Cellulite - Causes and Treatment

Cellulite is refers to dimpling of skin, caused by the protrusion of subcutaneous fat into the dermis creating an undulating dermal-subcutaneous fat junction adipose tissue .

Cellulite is the lumpy substance, mainly caused by the protrusion of subcutaneous fat into the dermis creating an undulating dermal-subcutaneous fat junction adipose tissue. These are mainly found over hips, thighs, and buttocks.

It is prevalent in women of all races but is more common in Caucasian females than in Asian females. There appears to be a hormonal component to its presentation. It is rarely seen in males. It is seen more commonly in males with androgen-deficient states such as Klinefelter's syndrome , hypogonadism, post-castration states.

Cellulite is actually a fancy name for collections of fat that push against the connective tissue beneath a person's skin, which causes the surface of the skin to dimple or pucker like the surface of an orange peel. Cellulite is more common in womens.

It is a condition of bulging fat cells, which cause uneven dimpling or "orange peel" skin. Cellulite is not related to obesity.

Causes of Cellulite

Cellulite commonly appears on the hips, buttocks and legs, but is not caused by being overweight, as many believe. Cellulite appears in the subcutaneous level of skin tissue. Fat cells are arranged in chambers surrounded by bands of connective tissue called septae.

The possible causes of cellulite are as:-

  • A family history of cellulite increases the chances to get affected by it.
  • Cellulitie is mainly influenced by the excess amount of fat on your body.
  • Cellulitie may be caused by the insufficient water intake.
  • Poor eating habit like alcohol, caffeine may contribute to cellulitie.
  • Smoking weakens the skin by causing constriction of capillaries. It further damages the connective tissue that causes the cellulite.
  • Tension and stress are also responsible for cellulite because they block the tissue and thus preventing proper waste elimination and purification.
  • A sedentary lifestyle, may contribute to the formation of cellulite.

Treatments of Cellulite

These includes:-

  • A low-fat diet: A low-fat diet is usually recommended as part of a weight maintenance lifestyle. This will definately help in the treatment of cellulite.
  • Dietary supplements: The dietary supplements, such as ginkgo biloba, sweet clover, grape seed bioflavinoids, bladderwrack extract, oil of evening primrose, fish oil, and soy lecithin are effective in the treatment of cellulite.
  • Massage treatments: In the past few years, several machines have been introduced that massage the areas affected by cellulite. These machines use rolling cylinders to gather areas of skin and massage them inside a chamber.

Tips for Controlling Cellulite:

The effective tips for controlling cellulite may includes:-

  • The main tip to get rid of cellulite is exercise. Exercise, keeps your body balance normal.
  • Cellulite can be avoided by using topical managements, that includes:- gels, ointments, foams, creams and lotions.
  • Some topical ingredients, such as vitamin C, may help by stabilizing collagen.
  • Anti-cellulite creams are very effective in the eradication of cellulite.