Why is Belly Fat so Stubborn?

Why is Belly Fat so Stubborn?

Belly fat can stubbornly resist all forms of weight loss therapy, from restrictive diets to hardcore workout regimens. When you’ve almost hit your weight loss goals but still have stubborn pockets of belly fat ruining your figure, it’s time for extra assistance to get over the finish line. 

At Laughlin Plastic Surgery, with locations in Annapolis, Maryland, Dr. Daniel Laughlin uses the CoolSculpting system to help you get rid of stubborn belly fat once and for all.

Reasons people have trouble losing belly fat

There are plenty of reasons you may find yourself having trouble losing belly fat. You might be stressed out, and producing too much of the hormone cortisol. You might not be getting enough sleep, or drinking enough water. Maybe you have a bad habit, like smoking or drinking too much beer or energy drinks. It could even just be genetics from centuries of your ancestors trying to stay alive on meager rations.

Why women in particular struggle with belly fat

Women and belly fat can be an even tricker combination. The female metabolism likes to store fat reserves around the belly and hips, in case it’s needed for childbearing. If you’ve been fighting for what feels like forever to rid yourself of belly fat even when you’re at your weight goal, you might want to talk to Dr. Laughlin about another option. 

CoolSculpting: the solution for stubborn belly fat

Body contouring with CoolSculpting disrupts fat cells using waves of cold energy in a safe, effective process known as cryolipolysis. The fat cells can then be flushed out of your body naturally by your lymphatic system. 

It usually only takes an hour of relaxed, comfortable time spent in our office to treat your belly area. It does take time to see results, so give yourself 30 to 90 days before expecting the full result. In the end, you can see a reduction in fat layer thickness of up to 20-25% after just one session, and you can book additional sessions as needed.

CoolSculpting can also be used on other parts of the body with stubborn fat pockets, including the hips, inner and outer thighs, buttocks, underarms, lower back, and even under the chin. However, you should be within a few pounds of your personal weight goal before seeking CoolSculpting.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Laughlin, call our Annapolis office or use our web form to send a private message to either location today. 

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