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Should You Try CoolSculpting to Lose Weight?

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CoolSculpting it attracting a lot of interest from people who desire a more sculpted appearance.  It’s intended use is spot fat reduction, employing a technology which freezes fat cells, causing them to die and their contents to be eliminated by the body’s natural processes.

So, should you try CoolSculpting to lose weight?  Let’s look at the question and arrive at an honest answer.

The Ideal Candidate

The thing about CoolSculpting is that it’s purpose-built to address areas of the body which haven’t responded to strategies like improving your diet and exercising.  These are those annoying little wobbly bits that won’t budge.  No matter what you do, there they are – taunting your every effort to rid yourself of them.

The ideal candidate for CoolSculpting is someone intentionally nurturing a healthy lifestyle which includes nutritious and conscious eating habits and regular exercise to keep as fit as possible.

Does that describe you?

Do you have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or under?

If you answered no to these two important questions, then CoolSculpting isn’t the right therapy for you.

Not a Weight Loss Strategy

To put it quite bluntly, CoolSculpting is not a weight loss strategy.  It’s a finely-targeted spot reduction tool that addresses areas which defy your best efforts to get them under control.

CoolSculpting refines your line.  It doesn’t help you lose weight.

So, what are your options?  Let’s put this in the simplest terms possible.

If you’re interested in CoolSculpting, then your best bet is to start the process of weight loss now.  No.  That does not mean you run to get liposuction.  This invasive procedure is painful, surgical and requires downtime and bandaging.

Not fun, right?  No worries.  There’s a better way.

It’s Down to You

We’re not going to lie to you.  We believe in being completely transparent about our therapies and treatments here at Ethos Aesthetics + Wellness.

If your BMI is over 30, CoolSculpting can’t help but key lifestyle changes can.  That means opening yourself up to possibilities that you may have been contemplating but haven’t been able to reach for – until now.

Start with the little things.  Choose to eat breakfast every day and make it a good one, including items like whole grain bread, fruit and yogurt.  If you feel you need a little protein, eggs are a great option, especially if they’re boiled or scrambled.  Watch your portion sizes for other meals and if you must snack, choose healthy foods like raw vegetables, fruit and nuts (a great source of protein, fiber and fatty acids).

Get yourself moving.  Again, start small.  Challenge yourself to walk a little further every day.  Get off the bus sooner.  Use the stairs instead of the elevator or get off the elevator several floors before yours.

As you ramp up your weight loss program, you’ll notice significant changes in the way you feel.  And don’t forget to talk to your doctor.

Before you know it, you’ll only be bothered by a couple of areas CoolSculpting can address.  Contact us.

Dr. Hardik Soni

MD, Founder/Lead Physician

About Dr. Hardik Soni

Dr. Hardik Soni is the founder and Medical Director of Ethos Aesthetics + Wellness. His primary focus is on minimally invasive and non-invasive cosmetic procedures including botulinum injection (Botox and Dysport), dermal fillers (Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse), laser hair removal, chemical peels, and laser skin rejuvenation. Dr. Soni believes in a more conservative approach and his first goal is education. Clients are able to determine the ideal treatments after discussion with Dr. Soni regarding the expected outcomes, cost, as well as risks.

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