I have lost 70 lbs and when I look in the mirror I still think I'm fat but how do I loose the extra skin without surgery

I have lost 70 lbs and when I look in the mirror I still think I'm fat but how do I loose the extra skin without surgery

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I may have a solution to that problem... I was doing some reading yesterday and today and that is one of the things that they had mentions and some solutions for this from actual things you can eat that will help your skin get back it tone and shape... I just have to go and look it up and will send the information to you... I know that I am going to try it... backatcha girls! Xoxo Becca

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyObesityTeam Member said:

One thing I know for sure. The "old" "Weight Watchers" had a solution for this. As you lose down, its Very important to eat either tuna fish, or, beef liver. Im talking 4 or more times a week. There is a particular enzyme your body needs for your skin to retain its elasticity. To shrink as your body shrinks. These two foods contain it. These only. My mother used weight watchers to go from very large, to petite,....three different times!!! She would get off the diet because she couldnt stand tuna or liver one more time! LOL. But IT WORKED. The "New" "Weight watchers" seems all about selling prepared frozen weight watcher brand meals. When mother did it, you cooked your own.

2) you can donate your x-tra skin to a burn center. If you have a significant amount, and are healthy (free from communicable diseases)They often will pay for the surgery, in order to get the skin. In exchange you may get a free tummy-tuck, and someone else gets the Blessing of a new rebuild.

Other than these, your option is basically plastic surgery.

Hope this helps. ;)

posted over 1 year ago
A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Hi there... me again... i found some information on your problem and am going to forward it to you... this may be the answer.. let me know...

Do you have “loose skin?”

As soon as Nicole hit 40… her #1 priority became skin treatment.

See, when skin ages… it can lead to what is called “Crepey Skin.”

Most people know crepey skin when they see it in the mirror…

It doesn’t just refer to the deep wrinkles that emerge with age…

It looks very similar to the skin on your elbows… and it’s NOT always associated with aging either…

Crepey skin can look dry and lackluster with hundreds of small wrinkles…

Typically, it will appear on the cheeks, under the eyes, eyelids, hands, arms, neck, and legs.

But, it can appear anywhere on the face or body.

What Causes Crepey Skin?

First, as the body slows down the production of elastin and collagen, the proteins that allow skin to stretch and contract, the skin begins to sag and wrinkle. For some people, aging skin manifests itself in deep lines and facial wrinkles. For others, smaller, more prolific, wrinkles will appear primarily on the face, neck, and hands, giving the skin a crepey appearance.

Second, crepey skin around the eyes is typically caused by squinting or hard blinking.

Excessive computer usage or poor vision that hasn’t been addressed can lead to squinting and hard blinking.

Another factor to crepey skin is the moisture that skin retains.

With age, skin will begin to feel drier because the body will stop producing as many new skin cells as it once did. That means that the skin will also slow down the production of the oils that are designed to rid the body of dead cells and pathogens. The reduction of these oils can cause the skin to have more wrinkles, resulting in crepey skin.

Finally, the loss of fat may be a cause of crepey skin.

Because the skin gets thinner and does not have a sufficient fatty layer underneath it, tiny wrinkles may begin to form. People who have recently lost weight are more likely to experience crepey skin.

The good news is there is a simple SOLUTION…

Recently, John Layke and Payman Danielpour (of the Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery Group), shocked both industry colleagues and members, with an astonishing anti-aging “crepey skin” breakthrough.

Watch their breakthrough “crepey skin” shocking presentation:

This is one of most amazing things you’ll see this week

Here’s to your NEW tight, smooth skin!

Very excited for you,

I can forward the email to you if you would like or the link? Let me know... Xoxo Becca

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyObesityTeam Member said:

funny SandraKe... well there are several ways... There is something that your skin requires for it to stay elasticized... it is a simple trick, one that you can do any time of the day... I actually do mine after my bath and going to work... I use coconut oil... when it is in its solid state, it is almost like butter and it is an excellent moisturizer... for putting moisture back into your skin which your body eats up and keeps your skin supple... try this and let me know.. I use it on my face and look at my picture???... 1 word of caution... a little dab will do you... hahaha if you use too much, you will start melting all over yourself when you are at work or get warm... and you will be slippery, slidey! hahaha!

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I have no idea about anything in Canada, however, a burn center is a burn center. The problem, and solutions are universal. So I would think so. Call them and ask, and let us know.

edited, originally posted over 1 year ago
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