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Weight Gain / Loss

How to Remove Stretch Marks After Weight Loss

It’s an amazing feeling to look at the scale and see the numbers drop. But even after you lose weight, sometimes you are left with unwanted after effects. Often, after you’ve reached your goal weight, you notice that you still have the stretch marks that remind you of when you carried those extra pounds. So, …

Weight Gain / Loss

If You Lose Weight Will Stretch Marks Go Away

With rapid weight gain comes those annoying red and purple stretch marks. While they are not worrisome health wise, they can have a huge impact on self esteem. This leads many people to wonder: if they lose the weight, will the stretch marks go away? Probably not. But before you get frustrated, it helps to …

Weight Gain / Loss

Will Stretch Marks Go Away With Weight Loss?

Many people see stretch marks appear on their body after rapid weight gain, so it is logical to question whether the stretch marks will go away after that weight is lost. Unfortunately, the short answer is probably not—but there are exceptions! Stretch marks are caused when your body shape changes, forcing the skin to stretch …

Weight Gain / Loss

Why Do You Get Stretch Marks from Weight Loss?

While it may seem counter intuitive to get stretch marks when you lose weight, the cause is fundamentally the same as marks from gaining weight. When you lose or gain weight quickly, the change in body shape causes excess pulling on your skin. The middle layers of skin — known as the dermis — are …

Weight Gain / Loss

How to Avoid Stretch Marks when Losing Weight

You’re losing weight! You’ve decided to live a healthier lifestyle, starting now and you plan to workout on the regular. That’s amazing because we all know that making the decision to start is practically half the battle. But as you see and feel pounds begin to fall off, your body isn’t necessarily immune to the …

Weight Gain / Loss

How Rapid Weight Gain Causes Stretch Marks

Gaining weight happens. Sometimes unexpectedly, definitely because of pregnancy and more often than not, during a bodybuilding journey. Weight gain, for whatever reason, can result in tiger-like scars appearing on the body. These delicate scares are more commonly known as stretch marks. They can appear red. They can appear flesh-colored. They can even take on …

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Do Stretch Marks Fade With Weight Loss

Stretch marks are a common occurrence after rapid weight gain. In an ideal world, when that weight is lost, those stretch marks would fade as well. However, even after the weight is gone, those unsightly stripes tend to remain. This is because stretch marks are not just a surface skin issue — the problem actually …