Overview

What is Cellulite?

Cellulite is a condition characterised by dimpling of skin, caused by the skin overlying certain areas of fat and is pulled downward to the deeper tissues by connective tissue bands. This creates an uneven surface. Cellulite is commonly found on the hips, thighs, abdomen, buttocks and breasts.

Symptoms

What are the signs of Cellulite?

Common signs and symptoms of cellulite include:

Dimpled appearance to skin, usually over thighs, buttocks and abdomen

Dimpled appearance to skin, usually over thighs, buttocks and abdomen

May be present in women of normal weight

May be present in women of normal weight

Causes

What are the causes of Cellulite?

Cellulite is caused by a buildup of fat underneath the skin. The amount of cellulite you have and how noticeable it is can be based on your genes, body fat percentage, and age. Other common contributing factors include:

 Hormones

Hormones

Poor diet

Poor diet

Accumulated toxins

Accumulated toxins

Weight gain

Weight gain

Lack of physical activity

Lack of physical activity

Lack of physical activity Pregnancy

Lack of physical activity Pregnancy

Diagnosis

How do I know if I have Cellulite?

If you have symptoms of cellulite, your practitioner can make a diagnosis by examining your skin and fat distribution.

Find a Practitioner

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