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Am I Eligible?

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There are a lot of things that can sound confusing about CoolSculpting by ThinSculpting, and one of the biggest issues we find involves whether or not people know if they can have this procedure done. We want to clear up as much of that confusion as we can, so today I want to help you figure out if you are a candidate for this incredible treatment. We do want to stress, however, that you should always talk to your doctor before having something like this done. It is important that your doctor knows what you are doing with your body, regardless of whether or not it is invasive.
For the most part, almost everyone is able to undergo CoolSculpting, so it is easier for us to explain what conditions may prevent someone from having a safe session. One of the biggest reasons to hold off on CoolSculpting is if you are pregnant or have very recently given birth. Although there is a lot of pressure for people to “bounce back” quickly after having a child, it is important to remember that pregnancy is a lot for the body to handle. Not only have you be constantly changing size for the past approximately 40 weeks, but your hormones are extremely haphazard for quite a while as well. This is especially true if you are breastfeeding. Give yourself time to recover from the delivery and to spend with your little one before coming in and asking us about a CoolSculpting session.
Another limitation regards those who have certain cold-related diseases, such as Raynaud’s. As you may expect, CoolSculpting uses cold technology to “freeze” fat cells, so those who may have an adverse reaction to cold should not go through this treatment. Another group of people who should be cautious are those with certain nerve disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis or Fibromyalgia. Definitely speak to your doctor first and see if CoolSculpting is a good idea for you.
Here at the Triangle Region’s only diamond rated CoolSculpting facility, we want to help as many people as possible. We do, ultimately, have your best health in mind. This means that we will, unfortunately, sometimes have to turn people away from treatment. If you are unsure about your candidacy, call us at 800-8-THIN-YOU or come into either our Cary or Raleigh locations. Our Certified CoolSculpting Specialists can answer any questions you may still have and help you find the thin that is in you!

Weight and Fertility

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One of the biggest struggles that many women have in life is trying to get pregnant. For many people, this is a goal they have in life and it can get increasingly frustrating when the attempts appear once again to have been fruitless. There are few things worse than being told by doctors that there is no obvious reason why you shouldn’t be able to have kids and yet you don’t have any yet. There is increasing research, however, showing that weight may affect your fertility in negative ways.
It is important to note that many women have fertility and weight issues due to other medical conditions such as PCOS, or Poly-Cystic Ovary Syndrome. If you are planning to become pregnant with a condition like this, it is even more important for you to try and keep a steady, healthy weight. Unfortunately, these diagnoses also often mean that it is harder to lose weight due to a hormone imbalance. It is something you should speak with your doctor about, and be sure to always run any treatment or diet past them, especially when something like pregnancy attempts are in the mix.
Research shows that losing even a few pounds can help increase a woman’s chance of having a healthy pregnancy. In fact, women who are overweight have twice as high a risk of developing pre-eclampsia than those at a healthy weight and women who are obese are at three times the chance. Overweight women are also at twice the risk of gestational diabetes and it can get as high as eight times the chance in women who are obese. If you are overweight, there is also a higher risk of miscarriage than there is for those at a healthy weight.
Having a child is something that many women dream of being able to do. If you are thinking of working towards a healthier you, consider CoolSculpting by ThinSculpting and see what we can do. Come into the Triangle region’s only diamond rated CoolSculpting facility for your free consultation and ask about our no interest financing options. Having a kid is expensive enough, getting to a healthier and thinner you shouldn’t break the bank as well! With convenient locations in both Raleigh and Cary, we strive to help women of all ages, sizes, and shapes. Call 800-8THIN-YOU today and see how much we can help!

Genetics

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One of the most difficult things to overcome in life is your own genetics. While things like hair color can be changed with dye and eye color can be altered temporarily with contact lenses, other things cannot be so easily changed. A genetic marker for something like diabetes is something that you always want to keep on file with your doctor so it can be monitored. A family history of cancer is something that you need to keep as specific a record of where you can. If members of your family seem to struggle with weight loss, it may not be something you can easily control through diet and exercise, despite any attempts from you.
Some people have genetic issues that can cause an inability to lose weight. It may be anything from a thyroid issue to a hormonal imbalance to an unknown gene sequence, but the fact still remains the same. Some people simply cannot seem to lose weight. It obviously is frustrating when a friend can make a small alteration to their diet like cutting back on soda and drop 15 pounds while you end up staying the same weight even when you follow three different diets at once. This often results in feelings of failure as well, since everyone else seems to be able to lose weight while you struggle to drop a single pound despite doing everything you can.
If you find yourself struggling to lose weight and you are not sure why, you might be able to look to, and to an extent blame, your genetics. Even if you come from a long line of thin people, it may be a certain combination of recessive genes that causes the issue. While we cannot help you change your genetics, we can help you shrink those problem areas that you dislike so much.
Here at ThinSculpting, we understand that not everyone loses weight equally. There are so many variables that go into effective weight loss that no two people will have the same results. Despite this, we can promise that you will love the way you look after you come in for a CoolSculpting procedure. Give us a call at 800-8THIN-YOU or use our online tool to schedule your appointment with one of our certified CoolSculpting technicians today. We can help you find the thin that is in you, regardless of your genetics!

Sleep and Health

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Although many people don’t realize that there is a connection between sleep and your health, the bond between the two is actually fairly intense. Studies have shown time and again that not receiving the correct amount of sleep can lead to decreased mental performance, increased risk of mental health issues, and even unwanted weight gain. This means that even if you are doing everything you can to stay healthy, such as eating and exercising, you may still unintentionally be causing some weight issues. This is why it is important to make sure that you are getting a full eight to ten hours of sleep every night, depending on your age and medical requirements.
When you are sleeping well, things tend to go better. After all, you need to give yourself the right tools to complete any task in life and weight loss is no different. Sleep is one of the best things that you can give to your body when you feel that you need it. Although it may seem counter-intuitive to take a nap instead of exercise when you’re trying to lose weight, sometimes it may be what helps you the most. We aren’t saying that you should always skip the gym to sleep, but make sure that you are listening to your body. If it’s saying that you need to get a little more sleep, it might be best to do just that.
One of the great things about CoolSculpting by ThinSculpting is that you can actually do both at once. When you come in and sit down for one of our FDA cleared procedures, you will have an hour or so of down time which means you can relax. Some people bring work, some bring books or other recreational pastime, and some people use the time off to take a well deserved nap. We have no problem whatsoever if that’s what you decide to do, especially if it helps you get through the procedure comfortably.
If you want to get the body you’ve always wanted and maybe a little bit of rest at the same time, call 800-8THIN-YOU today to schedule an appointment. With locations in both Raleigh and Cary, we can make help you look and feel your best. Let our certified CoolSculpting technicians figure out a plan that best works so that we can help you find the thin that is in you!

Weight Loss and Exercise

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For all of the talk that we hear and have about weight loss and what our target weight is, there is one glaring oversight. We seem to forget that muscle weighs more than fat. Trying to lose weight by working out at a gym may help on some level, but if you are also gaining muscle mass you might feel like you aren’t losing weight. It is important that you don’t get discouraged if you don’t see much movement from that little needle on the scale. After all, the number isn’t what really matters when it comes to losing weight. Yes, I’m serious.
One of the best ways to monitor your weight loss progress is to keep an eye on your measurements. Hips, waist, and bust (if applicable) are the most common areas that get measured, but you may also want to check the measurements on your “problem areas”. These can include thighs, arms, and buttocks. Keep a record of your measurements from the beginning of your weight loss journey and redo them every time you do a weigh-in. You may be surprised at how much better you feel seeing those inches drop away, regardless of the numbers on the scale.
The number that you see when you weigh yourself is not the only metric you should use when it comes to health. It is unhealthy for anyone to focus solely on a number and this is especially true when it comes to your weight. There are always other methods and measurements that can be used when it comes to your health, so be sure to utilize all of them to get the best image of your health.
If you aren’t seeing the change in your measurements that you want to, come into CoolSculpting by ThinSculpting. Our certified CoolSculpting technicians can help you figure out a plan that will get you the body you’ve always wanted. We believe that every person deserves to be happy with how they look without breaking the bank, so we also offer financing options to help everyone feel great about themselves. You may be amazed at how much of a difference our FDA-cleared weight loss procedure makes, so give us a call at 800-8THIN-YOU today to make an appointment or use our convenient online tool at any time. We can’t wait to help you find the thin that is in you!