At Prema we offer personalised advice to patients who are struggling with weight loss, and provide a helping hand through the use of advanced technology.
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What is Abdominal Fat?

Abdominal fat can come in two forms: visceral fat – a type of adipose tissue located deep within the abdomen that can surround vital organs such as the liver, pancreas and intestines, and subcutaneous fat – which lies just beneath the skin.

While some level of visceral fat (hardened fat) is essential for cushioning and protecting your organs, excess accumulation can lead to an increased risk of developing other health issues, including: cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, and certain cancers. Additionally, both visceral fat and subcutaneous fat (jiggly fat that makes the affected area feel spongy) can alter your figure, causing the body shape to become larger than preferred, with bulges or rolls in the skin.

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What Causes Abdominal Fat?

Several factors contribute to the development of abdominal fat. One significant factor is an unhealthy diet high in refined sugars, saturated fats, and processed foods.

These nutrients promote fat storage, particularly around the abdomen. Additionally, a sedentary lifestyle devoid of regular exercise can lead to weight gain, with a propensity for visceral fat accumulation. Genetic predispositions may also play a role, as some individuals are more prone to storing fat in the abdominal region.

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What Is the Treatment for Abdominal Fat?

Addressing abdominal fat often involves a multi-faceted approach. Adopting a balanced diet rich in whole foods, including: fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains, can help reduce overall body fat, including visceral fat.

Regular exercise, combining both cardiovascular activities and strength training, is crucial for burning calories and building lean muscle mass, which in turn helps increase metabolic rate.

Moreover, stress management techniques such as meditation, yoga, and adequate sleep play a vital role in combating abdominal fat. High stress levels trigger the release of cortisol, a hormone associated with increased fat storage, particularly around the abdomen.

In some cases, medical intervention may be necessary for individuals struggling to reduce abdominal fat through lifestyle changes alone. Consultation with a healthcare professional can lead to personalised treatment plans, which may include medications, surgical procedures, or supervised weight loss programs. At Prema we offer personalised advice to patients who are struggling with weight loss, and provide a helping hand through the use of advanced technology. The Emerald laser and EMSculpt Neo are two treatments that safely assist in the reduction of body fat, and work well alongside healthy changes to your lifestyle.

What concerns are related to Abdominal Fat?

  • Rounded stomach
  • Excess fat above the navel (muffin top)
  • Excess fat around the lower stomach (apron flap)
  • Ill-fitting clothes (feeling too tight)

Treatments Spotlight

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Emerald Fat Loss

The Emerald laser is tailored to aid individuals facing fat loss challenges, whether your need is mild or a little more significant.

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EMSculpt NEO

EMSculpt Neo is a body treatment that combines electromagnetic energy and high-intensity focused electromagnetic (HIFEM) technology to burn fat and build muscle

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Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers can be used to refresh an ageing appearance, or to provide additional volume in specific areas of the face to create a more balanced look.

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