In recent times waist clinchers,trainers and corsets of various shapes and sizes practically all over the world. There was a slimmer body awareness where ladies and women of all ages yearned to have the perfect body.
Just wondering if all this weight loss journey was for the opposite sex? Or for our own self fulfillment?, I leave you ladies to answer that.
This sudden rise to extreme weight loss has created so many adverse effects on the body.Although,losing weight can be very beneficial for your long-term health if you’re overweight .However, it’s important to do it at a sensible pace, as very rapid weight loss can lead to serious health complications. A healthy and sustainable rate of fat loss is roughly 1 to 2 pounds per week. You can achieve this by creating a caloric deficit of 500-1,000 calories per day. Combine a healthy diet with regular exercise to lose weight without experiencing the negative health effects of overly rapid weight loss.
Highlighting the adverse effects of extreme weight loss…
Rapid weight loss often leaves loose skin on the abdomen,arms and legs. This is because the skin has lost some elasticity and did not have time to shrink with the rest of the body .
This can cause mental distress, as well uncomfortable chaffing. The Columbia university health advises that if the skin has not contoured naturally to the body two years after the weight loss, surgery is advised.
Fatty liver disease is commonly associated with obesity, rapid weight loss is also a factor for developing liver damage. As this may be due to the sudden changes in your fatty acid profile after your weight loss or as a residual effect of being overweight.
Gallstones are hard deposits of cholesterol that form in the bladder. They can be harmless, but many people experience nausea and serious abdominal pain from gall stones,to the extent that the bladder may be removed.
LOSS OF LEAN MUSCLE
Weight loss can also result in significant reduction in fat-free mass-lean muscle tissue and bone. This reduction in fat-free mass can lead to slowing of the metabolism which can cause a rebound effect when you stop restricting calories or exercising.
Conclusively, losing weight is beneficial, but doing it very quickly actually increases your risk of developing these adverse health conditions.Be Wise