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According to scientific research, 8 women out of 10 face a cellulite problem at some point in their life. It is now possible to get this problem under control with advanced technology correct treatment procedures that have entered our lives.

It goes without saying that if you are uncomfortable with an orange peel look on your thighs, buttocks and even arms, you are not alone. Nowadays cellulite caused by a variety of factors affects 90% of women. Well, what should we do when faced with a cellulite problem?

What is Cellulite?

Cellulite is an esthetic problem caused by many factors such as estrogen hormones, unbalanced eating, and weight gain or loss. Cellulite is one of the main problems faced by many women and causes an 'orange peel' type look on certain parts of the body. We can also define cellulite as a metabolic disorder in the fat layer under the skin. Cellulite generally arises on the stomach, thigh and buttock region.

Why Does Cellulite Happen?

Since the hormone estrogen is very effective in cellulite formation, the problem of cellulite is more common in women than in men. Periods that cause hormonal changes in women such as pregnancy, menopause can cause an increase in cellulite. The exact cause of cellulite is not known, but research shows that it occurs with the interaction between tissues under the skin.

Factors that trigger cellulite formation;

  • Hormonal changes
  • Genetic factors
  • Weight gain or weight loss
  • Unhealthy eating
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Smoking
  • Distribution of the fat in the body
  • Irregular and unbalanced eating habits
  • Leading an unhealthy lifestyle
  • Pregnancy
  • Excessive secretion of estrogen hormone in women
  • Losing the skin's elasticity due to the advancement of age
  • Some medicines used
  • Excess weight
  • Living a sedentary life
  • Accumulated toxins in the body

What are the symptoms of cellulite?

Symptoms vary according to the severity of cellulite. In light cellulite, pits appear likeaaliyah an orange peel by compressing the areas like nationality. In more severe cellulite, the rough structure is at a level that can be noticed from the outside.

Cellulite grades;

  • Mild (1st Degree): While lying and standing, the orange peel appearance is not noticed and the skin looks smooth.
  • Medium (2nd Degree): Skin appears smooth during bedtime, but some pitting is noticed while standing.
  • Intensive (3rd Degree): There is an orange peel appearance on the skin while standing and lying down.

Is cellulite a skin disease?

Cellulite is not a skin disease that needs to be treated. It occurs as a result of interactions in the body's fat layer and can be considered a normal occurrence. Individuals with esthetic anxiety can get help from a dermatologist because of the appearance that causes discomfort on the skin.

How does cellulite pass?

If you are not satisfied with your esthetic appearance due to cellulite, the first thing you should do is to seek help from a dermatologist. As a result of the examination, a treatment protocol will be created for your cellulite degree by your dermatologist.

The most effective ways to fight cellulite are sports, healthy nutrition, and various massage treatments. However, cellulite does not always occur due to the influence of external factors. Cellulite formation may also occur in individuals who play sports and take care of their nutrition.

How is cellulite treated?

Cellulite treatment is shaped according to the degree of cellulite determined by the dermatologist's examination. In the treatment process, studies are carried out to reduce the lower adipose tissue of the skin, as well as to eliminate the factors that cause cellulite formation. In order for the treatment to give a positive result, the factors causing cellulite formation should be examined and the effects of these factors should be targeted during the treatment.

Sports or diet application alone does not prevent cellulite formation or does not impair existing cellulite. Reducing the tissue in the lower fat layer helps alleviate cellulite but does not always result in 100% results. For this reason, all factors that cause cellulite should be fought simultaneously. It is important to act on the recommendations of the dermatologist to get the most effective result in cellulite treatment.

Cellulite Treatment Applications

Radiofrequency Therapy

It is applied for regional slimming and shaping, cellulite, pregnancy and sagging in the abdomen and other areas after rapid weight loss. With the patented body caps of the FDA approved BTL Exilis Elite, it can be applied without pain, pain and annoying feeling. It can be safely applied to people who have problem areas that do not have results against being supported with exercise and diets, regardless of age.

Crack Treatment

Crack formation occurs as a result of the demolition of the basic roof that tightens the skin - breaking down collagen tissue and breaking of elastin fibers. Unlike other treatments, the Biodermogenesi method applied with the device called Bi-One does not damage tissues. This process, which is based on the delivery of some specific amino acid-based serums together with the biocompatible magnetic field, helps the tissues to regenerate and regenerate itself.

Edema Treatment

Although the effect of Lymph Drainage Massage to accelerate metabolism speed up the weight loss process, it is extremely pleasant and relaxing. In cellulite and weight problems, blood and lymph circulation slows down; edema and metabolic residues accumulate in our body. Therefore, the use of lymphatic drainage systems in slimming and cellulite treatments increases efficiency.

It is also used for the treatment of edema after regional fat removal operations, edema after intense exercise or swelling of the body during menopause or menstrual periods.

What are ways to prevent cellulite?

Unfortunately, it is not possible to prevent cellulite formation completely. However, by taking some precautions, cellulite formation may be reduced or partially prevented.

Active Lifestyle

Adopting an active lifestyle and paying attention to a healthy diet can help minimize the appearance of cellulite. Additionally, maintaining healthy body weight is a good way to minimize the degree of cupping that occurs over time. Muscle strengthening exercises can help shape the areas where cellulite appears and reduce its prominence.

Weight Loss

Losing weight of those who are overweight can help reduce the appearance of cellulite. However, weight loss may also make the situation more pronounced in some people. Loose skin, which usually appears after rapid and significant weight loss, results in a more pronounced appearance of cellulite. Therefore, rapid weight gain and loss are among the factors that trigger cellulite formation. It would be better to follow a slimming program that will allow the skin to flex flexibly according to weight loss.


Taking good care of your skin helps to reduce the appearance of cellulite. Quitting smoking can be considered as one of the most important steps in cellulite treatment. Using sunscreen products can be effective to help keep the skin softer, firmer and more elastic. Because tight skin is one of the most important elements that help reduce the appearance of cellulite.

  • Suggestions for People With Cellulite Complaints
  • Consume at least 2 liters of water during the day.
  • Avoid excessive fatty food consumption that triggers cellulite formation.
  • Do not consume excessive amounts of salt and sugar.
  • Stop your alcohol and smoking habits.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Avoid losing weight as fast as possible.
  • Get rid of excess body fat, that is, lose weight.
  • Eat plenty of cruciferous vegetables such as cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts to control your estrogen levels.
  • Limit unnecessary drug use.
  • Stress triggers cellulite formation, so stay away from a stressful life.
  • Especially in summer, try not to be exposed to sun rays for a long time.
  • Do not consume canned and pickled foods.
  • Do not consume canned beverages, such as cola and juice, in a can.
  • Do not hump as much as you can and try to sit upright.

Why should you prefer Doku Medical Center?

Many dermatological esthetics applications, from non-surgical face-skin rejuvenation treatments to laser skin rejuvenation treatments, serve under the Medical Esthetics unit of the Doku Medical Center.

Doku Medical Center, which includes the most advanced applications of technology and medicine in the fields of medical aesthetics, aesthetic surgery, dermatology and hair transplantation, offers time-saving treatment options to its guests.

All of the applications carried out at Doku Medical Center are accompanied by a specialist dermatologist doctor.

Doku Medical Center in Turkey's founding philosophy of the experience and expertise to provide world-class health care to their patients'.

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