Within the alternative treatments to lose weight, you can find the treatment of cryotherapy to lose weight. This is a method that in its beginnings, has been used to treat another type of pathology. At present, from its effects on obesity, it is employed as an effective resource for weight loss.
The cryotherapy or cryosurgery was initially used, applying intense cold to destroy diseased tissue, including cancerous tissue. It was and is very used in the treatment of moles. It is also currently being studied to treat different types of tumors such as kidney, prostate, bone, brain and fibroadenomas.
In addition, today cryotherapy is used to treat obesity.
Treatment of cryotherapy in obesity
The treatment of cryotherapy in obesity consists of the application of cold, which acts causing a decrease in body temperature. In this way the organism tries to compensate for this situation by generating energy at the expense of the burning of localized fatty deposits, therefore a loss of weight is produced, tonifying the tissues to avoid flaccidity.
It is a very simple technique, in which the patient is placed on a stretcher with a solution based on cryogenic substances, in combination with other substances such as caffeine and algae. This mixture is allowed to act for about 40 minutes, and then a cream is applied to reduce the sensation of cold. The session ends with local massages.
Effects of cryotherapy for weight loss and its benefits
- The cryotherapy is a treatment that reduces edema and/or swelling, especially in the lower abdomen and lower limbs, improving the return circulation.
- Helps to lose weight.
- Tonifies the tissues, avoiding sagging.
The treatment of cryotherapy in obesity is very useful and always applies as a complement of:
- A diet to lose weight.
- Localized physical exercises.
- Other techniques such as electrostimulation, which manage to shape the figure eliminate fatty deposits and toning at the same time.
Remember that you should consult your dermatologist, any questions you have.