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I've read that water/ juice fasts can help with stretch marks. How long must each be for this to work? As well, can many short water/ juice fasts (1-3 days) have the same effect as one long fast over time?
I have recently created a blog that will discuss in depth the steps I'm taking to remove stretchmarks received over the course of a single pregnancy. The marks are now 9 years old, but I'm taking this very seriously and have commited myself to the end. If I can make a difference in the lives of the people here, I will forever feel accomplished as I know firsthand what a struggle body image can be.
Join me on my journey at www.stretchmarksanonymous.com. I'm also on Twitter and Instagram with the handle @fixingmymarks
I will be using a dermaroller/dermastamp and other natural methods. I wish all of you the best of luck on your own journeys!!
There is one more thing which will help you to reduce the cellulites.
Just have a massage with any oil, or with caster oil also along with the meilleur anti cellulite which will help your skin tissues to tighten and makes the skin smooth and glowing.
Cellublue will let you know to more about it.
I am 24 years old. Female and Ive never been pregnant. Yet I have stretch marks every where!!!!!!!!!!! all over my chest, all over my stomach, pubic area, inner thighs, butt, upper arms and on my back! I can't take it any more! Please someone help me. I am 5'4 135lbs. I use to be 180 lbs and i am sure that was the cause of my stretch marks. I wake up thinking about my ugly body and go to sleep thinking about it. I am sooo unhappy. I feel that i constantly have to keep my body covered. This is unfair to me when I just want to wear a tank top or shorts. Bleck, i feel sooo gross. Please, what the heck can I do???????
Honey, I feel your pain. I developed stretch marks while going through a growth spurt when I was about twelve or thirteen.I developed stretch marks on my calves, my buttocks, and the back of my leg.During my pregnancy, I developed even more stretch marks. Now I have them on my breasts, my stomach, waist, upper thighs. Not to mention I got even worse stretch marks on my butt and the backs of my legs. I'm twenty five going on twenty six so I've spent the best portion of my twenties not wearing shorts,dresses, bathing suits and not being very comfortable during the hot summer months. It's even more depressing that everywhere I look, I see women with perfect skin. It's inescapable! On TV, online, in magazines and when I go outside!
Fortunately, I've been able to reduce my stretch marks significantly. There are even parts of my c-section scar that have almost completely disappeared. I'm actually quite convinced that I could almost completely erase my stretch marks. The problem? I simply can no longer afford to buy the treatment. TriLastin SR is an excellent cream. At least, for me it is. I have read that some women haven't seen any results with it, but I swear by it. Once I have some money, I'm going to order myself a few tubes of TriLastin and also a derma roller. I know that using derma rollers can help increase abosrbtion by 200% I think...so if I can increase the absorbtion of TriLastin, then I think I can have quicker and better results. I realize that it would take me about a year or even a bit over a year to erase my stretch marks with TriLastin, but I'd put in the time because it hasn't disappointed me so far. If you can afford it then I highly recommend you try one tube and see how that goes for you.
I've tried Trilastin and it didn't work for me, I think the person who wrote the message is probably someone who sells the products and is trying to get advertisement for it.. I tried it for a long time and no results.
i know how you feel. I think every day about how unfair it is that I have this skin condition, stretch marks, yet have not "earned" them through child birth. I'm 26 and have extensive stretch marks on my lower sides, hips, buttocks, inner thighs and calfs. I've often felt, how can anybody accept me and love me for who I am? so far i've tried trilastin and retin a with marginal results. I really would just like to converse with someone like me who is suffering with the same problem. what have you tried? please get back to me
sorry to hear that you are so unhappy because of your stretch marks. Yes, they are ugly, and make you feel bad about your body.
However, it is not impossible to get rid of them, the only thing you need is a little patience and consistency in your treatment. There are high quality creams that can help you in a period of a month or two, but you must use them regularly, not expect that they will fade away after one treatment.
I used the Revitol stretch mark cream, and they faded almost completely after six weeks, but I used it everyday, three times a day.. you may find more about it all over the internet, for example on this site: http://www.howtogetridofstretchmarkseasy.com
There's something u can do, but it's expensive and very painful (even if the site says its not, it is very painful!!).
THere's a new treatment called carboxytherapy.
I'm attaching the site for this:http://www.carboxytherapy.com/
It doesnt remove stretch marks, but it blends them with the skin, and decreases their size, so they become alot lets visible (50-60% improvement) after around 5-10 treatments- depends on how ur body reacts).
What you said about your stretch marks just totally echoed what I hear in my head all the time. I have the same exact thing going on, even how I got them. I use to weigh 200 lbs. in highschool, then focused on losing the weight and now I'm 125 lbs. They are ALL over my body. My upper arms, legs (everywhere on my legs!) my back, my boobs (which also got small when I lost the weight, so along with being small, they also have stretch marks lol!) Needless to say, they cover my body like a road map. I'm 23 years old and have dealt with it since 17 when I lost the weight. I tried creams, lotions, vitamins, whatever you could think of. They're still there lol. It's really difficult and I still need help with my self-esteem, but instead of focusing on how to get rid of them... maybe instead, we who have the stretch marks just have to accept it. If we can't accept ourselves, how can we expect other people to? I have trouble wearing tank tops/low-cut shirts/bathing suits, which really gets in the way of having fun. But facing that fear is what will make you conquer it and not let it control you or hold you back from anything. Stretch marks are superficial. Like I've explained, I do STILL have my own anxieties about my stretch marks. However, I make myself put comfortable clothing on during summer, wear swim suits (use shorts or something) ANYTHING that won't make you miss out on other things... rather than being hung up on yourself because of them. Think of it this way... when your an old lady, looking back on the past... I guarantee to all of us with low self esteem because of stretch marks, we will be wishing so badly to look that good again. But you will be too old to do anything about that past mistake. So! All we can do is make the best of it. Don't focus on the stretch marks, focus on ourselves/yourself in whatever makes you feel happy in doing. Take care.
Its really a bad thing having those stretchmarks in your body. good thing is that a lot of cure are now being develop to cure cases like yours. On thing I heard is Revitol Stretch Marks Cream. I heard good feedbacks on that product.
Hey, uglybody (I hate your name, by the way--pick something more affirming, please!), I can relate totally, and I think I am about to surprise you. I developed huge stretch marks on my abdomen when I was 11 or 12 from a rapid weight gain. My stomach looks like I gave birth to quadruplets, and it's been a source of insecurity all my life. Really, really bad. Here's the surprise: I am a 36 year-old MALE. And the stomach is just the beginning of it. I went through the adolescent chubby phase that caused the stomach striations, and then I grew to about 6' and lost a lot of weight, down to about 145. I then went through a weight-training phase, and guess what? Yes: I have HUGE, silver scars absolutely everywhere--my inner arms, my shoulders, my upper back, flanks, my entire right breast/"pec" is crawling with them, I have them on my hips, my butt, and even (seriously) my knees. And despite what the person below and others here may say, there truly is no effective treatment for stretch marks at this time. Trust me: I am friends with a cosmetic dermatologist who has done laser resurfacing on my face six times (expensive and PAINFUL) because of acne scarring, and he says that the only way to remove stretch marks is to literally cut out sections of the skin, which is impractical in most cases. It really only works in tummy tuck procedures.
So all I can tell you is that you're not alone. My general life contentment is seriously affected by this condition, but here's the way I try to look at it: while most people I know will spend their vacation time at boring Caribbean beaches drinking their ways to numbness, I'll take my vacations in more interesting places, with my clothes on, and see more of the world.
We aren't all cut out to be supermodels, and that's just the way it is. I am being overly optimistic here: I actually ended up at this site because I've been feeling sad for the past few days, since I discovered that my entire right flank is absolutely covered in thick silvery fissures, but life has to go on. Some people lose limbs and consider themselves lucky to be alive, so I can't kill myself because I've had the worst luck EVER with my skin.
Alright, lemme tell ya what you need to do... don't let these annoying purple lightening bolts control you. Listen sister, my body is exactly the same. Stretch marked in EVERY thinkable spot I tell ya! I know what you're going through and how you're feeling. I'm only 26 and have had this problem since 16 when I went from 200lbs to 140lbs because I was too depressed about my weight to deal with it anymore. So! After putting in all the time and effort to improve my body, instead of being self concious because I was fat, now I get to be still because of a stretch mark riddled body. It's definately hard because a majority of women do not have the amount of stretch marks we d and freak out over if they have a tiny itty bitty one. Also, its suppose to be something you only are really "excused" to have if you were preggers. I have been and that added to the one last places I didn't have them...my pubic area and stomach lol. I know it sounds like we complain and worry too much over them , but you guys try havin a road map permanently etched over your entire body! Lol anyway, thats what we can do... laugh and joke about it to help but what also helps is just saying f*** you everyone. I wanna wear shorts today cuz its hot, I wanna wear a tank top cuz its comfy. Some days any person gets to feeling awful about their flaws, but the more you ignore them the less they control you. You learn not to allow misconceptions of people you probably shouldnt give a shit about anyways matter at all! And may I add, DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON MIRACLE STRETCH MARK CURES. When I was younger and more concerned about them, I tried and wasted time and money on everything under the sun. Its a great market they try to sell to because they figure we wanna pay anything to get rid of em...they dont work! hugs and love girl! It gets better.
I have exactly the same problem. 25 and have them on sides,thighs, bum, and even my knees. However in January I started dermarolling. Bought one from Amazon 1.5 cm for a few pounds and they have started to fade. I use SuperDrug body oil and roll every month. They will not totally disappear so don't expect that but mine have already started to improve so I am going to keep at it and hopefully get them faded as much as possible. It only cost a few pounds for a roller, it is quite painful but I think it's totally worth it. Made me feel a LOT better. Have a go but think long term at least a year of rolling to see decent results.
hey, it is a great problem . when i see your sooooooooooooooo i can't but reply or give suggestion to you about it . so i found some remedies that will remove your stretch mark . it won't take time to remove it but if it is a huge amount ,probably it can take time .however http://15homeremedies.com/485/skinception/ it will eradicate your problem soon . and i will also pray for you.
It's very normal to have stretch marks. Usually it's due to weight gain/loss, puberty, and rapid growing. I have stretch marks on my breast , inner thighs, under armpits, hips, back, and private parts. You are not alone with this stuff. A lot of girls and guys alike have this problem. The stretch marks can and probably will just fade away in time. If not just use any kind of lotion that will get rid of stretch marks. Don't be disgusted by your body, you are beautiful the way you are and I hope you find something to help you with these stretch marks.
Hello I am starting a 40 day water fast to lose weight
Hello so today is the first day of my fast, ive previously attempted to fast for 30 days and quit on day 3.
my current weight is 245.6 pounds im 5'6 male
Im hoping this will help with my stretch marks and give me more confidence. thank you for reading i feel fine now. i recently had a last meal from taco bell. i will post pics when i can. Thank you, David
Good thing that you are fasting. Please follow some of the rules of fasting and you will do fine, rest, stay warm and drink warm water.
Take one day at a time. 40 day fasting is a huge goal, especially when you do not have much experience with it. First few days are the hardest, stick to it and it will get easier. Make sure you do not even chew gum, you want to stay in Ketosis and let your body feed on fat and scar tissue and other junk that is stored for years.
Fasting should not be used only for weight loss. There are other means of losing weight. After the fast one thing will help you lose weight is to stay on raw plant based foods, no junk and processed foods, no sugars of any kind, no breads, pasta etc.
Also walk 20 minutes a day for good circulation.
After refeeding for a month on plant based foods, do a colon cleanse, kidney cleanse and then liver flush. You will feel new, focused and strong.
Actually taking any partial foods is more dangerous. When you fast with water only our body cleans and heals. If you put anything in your mouth the digestive system gets activated. Digestive system uses the most energy. If you took partial foods like vitamins or salt water, your body will be out of Ketosis and also it will rob your nutrient reserves to balance the partial foods you ate.
Brushing your teeth with anything but water will trigger the same response as food coming in for digestion.
I have Keytone strips too, they are useful for first week in to the fast, after that you know you are in Ketosis if you are drinking only water.
Goodbye Stretch Marks. Scientists at the University of Sevilla just patented the use of L-carnitine for the treatment of stretch marks and scars. According to the researchers, is the first time that they establish the scientific basis for developing a cosmetic product to rebuild the broken frame protein of the dermis that causes stretch marks. According to Rosa María Jiménez-Castilian author of the work, stretch marks are a tearing of the dermis, usually caused by rupture of collagen fibers when they dont have sufficient elasticity to withstand a change in volume of the underlying tissues. The structural and elastic fibers are key in maintaining the structure and elasticity of the skin throughout our life, and L-carnitine restructures them
I wondered if there may be a common nutritional issue between this issue and stretchmarks--both their occurence and their healing. Stretchmarks seems to be on skin that neither stretches nor shrinks easily.
Anyone have insight about the fundamental health problem in a case like this? And how to go about healing it?
Some people might be able to get rid of stretch marks through the application of ozonated oil. This is a particularly powerful oil that does wonders for many things. I get mine from the company PurO3. Also, I plan to see the healer Father Joshua in Sedona, Arizona for psychic surgery on my stretch marks to get rid of them.
Hi everyone, I really hope somebody can give me some insight as to what type of doctor I should visit that will take my problem seriously.
My problem is that I have unexplainable stretch marks that only continue to spread and get worse as time passes. Before I continue, I PROMISE I am not growing, going through puberty (I'm in my 20's) gaining or losing weight, taking medications, or bodybuiliding. If I were experiencing any of these, then my stretch marks would not be "unexplainable", there would be a reason for them, and I would not be wasting anyones time.
However, these stretch marks are just developing for no reason on thighs, breasts, inside of knees, and legs. They just get worse and worse. They don't appear red and then turn white like normal marks, they just appear white, and gradually become more prominent and noticeable. This problem has being going on for about 5 years already. It's a gradual process, but it is definitely not stopping!
My question is: Any clue on what type of doctor I could visit , or what this could be?
I would really appreciate any advice because I honestly don't know what to do. I've gone to some dermatologists who tell me that I am just growing, and that it'll stop soon. I doubt that is the problem because I haven/t grown an inch since i was 17...
P.S. I didn't even know under what category to post this forum, so sorry if I placed it somewhere innapropriate!
This is a shot in the dark, but have you looked into copper imbalances and collagen destruction? A word to the wise, copper is a complicated topic, so not good to run out and take some. Hope you find some answers, and don't give up till you do! I fired the docs years ago, so I can't tell you which one could help. Keep searching and good luck!
Hi, thanks for your reply. I hadn't really heard of that. I've only heard that it could be related to zinc deficiency, and I know that copper and zinc are somehow related. I've been taking zinc for about 2 months and it really hasn't made any difference, but maybe I haven't given it enough time. How can I find out if I may have a copper imbalance?
I read up on the benefits of emu oil and some are calling the perfect oil due it's combination of ingredients (vitamin e, fatty acids, etc.). Supposedly it can even thicken the skin. Most people write good reports on it but I have not had a good experience. I have never had a bad response to any oil (coconut, olive, walnut,etc.) but I did with this emu oil that I purchased. It is the Longview Frams product.
Has anyone else had this problem? Also, if it worked well for you then where did you buy it and the manufacturer?
I love emu oil and feel it is a superior oil for
penetrating into the skin and use it a lot to keep
my skin soft and to retain moisture. I also use it
on my scalp as a conditioner.
I bought my emu oil from ebay. It was Australian emu
oil. I did not see the bottle exactly as I bought as
I bought a large amount and keep some in a pump bottle
and a jar and the rest in the refrigerator. I did look
and *would* buy this seller's product as it looks like
what I have. This looks like a good size to try out and
see how you like it too...
Being from Australia, I also use an Australian emu oil. I love it. I use it on my hair, skin and also neck and shoulders for tension. I find it relieves neck and shoulder pain better than anything I have ever tried (and believe me I have tried it all). I am not crazy on the smell, but can't argue with the results.
Zoe, how do you use the emu oil? i'd like to use it on acne scars. it's quite thick. so far i've used just a drop, + 1 drop rose essential oil..and a few drops Pimag water..rubbed in my palm and massaged on my face all over. is this ok? is 1 drop emu enough?
do you think they help with scars? i'm getting married soon and don't want to improve the scars for wedding day. thanks.
Jacob...I use Purple Emu Oil and can't even begin to tell you what wonderful
results I've had and very, very quickly. This one is 100% refined...I see no
need to use one that has had Vit E added.
It cleared up a condition my doctor had been treating for 13 or 14 years...and did
so in 3 days. I haven't even had to use the steroid cream any more. I saw a huge
difference within 24 hours...unbelievable results within 3 days.
I gave a little to an elderly lady at church for a diabetic sore she had been complaining
with for 2 years. She said the doctor had given her 4 or 5 different 'salves' :-)
to try to heal it and nothing worked. But I gave her just a little of my own oil
to try...and she said within 24 hours she could see a big difference. The sore
is now healing very quickly...she is just shocked beyond words and asked me at
church Wednesday night to order her a big bottle of her own.
My wife started using prescription compound creams for her stretch marks which were from two pregnancies. It really helped her treat her stretch marks. No gimmick, real prescription, and the best part is most insurance companies cover this prescription which means you just pay your co-pay. That's it. Email me at CenturionCompounding AT gmail com for more information or a scr1pt to take to your doctor which he/she will fax and your cream will be overnighted to your home.
Hey everyone! I'm new here and hoping I can receive some advice and comments. Due to some of the research I have done on my own, I suspect I may have pyroluria, adrenal problems, hyperthyroidism, but or some form of lyme disease. To be honest,what concerns me the most are the unexplained stretch marks, but I have plenty of other symptoms as well.
For the past couple of years I have been noticing an increase of stretch marks on several parts of my body ( buttocks, hips, thighs, inside of knees, breasts) I do not fall under any of the categories that would make it normal for me to develop stretch marks: I am 23 years old, well past puberty, I have never been pregnant or taken medications. My weight has not fluctuated, and I and exercise regularly ( but not to the point where I have huge muscles that can cause stretch marks.)
I first began developing this problem 5 years ago, when I was 18 years old. Prior to that I had gotten a couple of stretch marks on hips and butt when I was 14 and going through puberty. These really did not concern me, because I knew there was a reason for them. They appeared bright red, then gradually became white. These were the only marks that appeared on my body. However, when I was 18, I began to notice some faint marks on my inner thigh. I wasn't sure if they were stretch marks, and I ignored them. However, a year later they became significantly worse, and I also began to develop them on inner knees and breasts. I went to some dermatologists when I was 20, they all said that these marks were completely normal, and were simply appearing because I was still growing. In all honesty, they all dismissed my problem, got me out of their office quickly, and made me feel stupid for going to them for a silly stretch mark problem.
Well, i am now 23, I doubt that I am still growing, and these stretch marks have gradually gotten worse each year, and new ones continue to appear. Like I said, I have not gained or lost any weight. I am really worried that there is an underlying problem behind all of this. I just don't think it's normal for stretch marks to be appearing for no reason. I wouldn't be complaining if I had gotten them as a result of weigh gain, puberty, or pregnancy, but to just have them continue to get worse drives me nuts.
In addition these marks do not appear red like the ones I got during puberty, they just seem to appear.. as faint lines that I can barely see which gradually get more white and prominent. Any suggestions on what kind of doctor I should visit? Obviously not a dermatologist... I was thinking that this problem may be hormone related, so maybe and endocrinologist?
Other symptoms that I have include:fatigue, dry skin,chronic back and neck pain,extreme pms, high levels of stress and anxiety, mood swings,difficulty concentrating, vision problems.Don't know if these could be related to my stretch mark problem, but just thought, I'd include them. I also read that high levels of stress can cause high levels of cortisol in the body, which negatively affect collagen production,,, so i don't know if that might be part of the problem. Anywhoo, sorry for making this post so long. Hope I receive some comments, suggestions, I'd greatly appreciate it!!
unfortunately you are not the first to have problem with bad diagnosis. It is simply ridiculous this kind of situation. Medicine is in the darkness, but somo doctors are the light. You must look for them. There are some good doctors who knows to treat pyrrole disorder(pyroluria) which includes orthomolecular, functional doctors, naturopathic doctors (we dont have this doctors here at brazil). To learn some precious information about pyroluria you can read 3 books : antianxiety food solution, by trudy scott, depression free naturally, by joan larsson and my favorite book wroted by dr. William Walsh, "nutrient power". Be careful, cause using nutrients sometimes can hurt, if we dont have the knowledge to do it. I've been using nutrient therapy for 4 years, and i can say that it works, but theres a lot of things that influences the results. Zinc for exemple, its is dificulty to find the best form. optizinc its the best, but sometimes some people do better with chelates or picolinate. make your own research and find out a good doctor to treat you.
There is a great product that works wonders on stretch marks and scars, it has great results, this is an untouched picture of someone that I know who has had great results after using it, she swears by it. Let me know if you are interested in this product.
Do Stretch Marks Creams really work? With over 90,000 searches a month in google alone for the term “stretch marks creams” We think that this question deserves to be answered. Are people just wasting their money or can these creams actually prevent and get rid of stretch marks?
now a days there are many creams available that claim they can reduce the appearance of stretch marks and even make them dissapear. These creams also claim that they can even prevent stretch marks from ever appearing. What we need to ask ourselves is, is there any scientific/medical evidence to support these claims or are we just being sold snake oil?
The way stretch marks creams work is they add ingredients known to promote collagen and elasticity and healthy skin such as grapefruit seed extract, squalene oil, vitamin E and Vitamin D3. (There are other ingredients, but these seem to be the main ones).
Stretch marks creams manufacturers claim that with the above ingredients, their cream can prevent and even make stretch marks dissapear. While there is no current medical proof to support their claims, it should be noted that there are thousands of people who have tried and tested these creams and claim it worked for them. A study done in Germany showed that only one-third of women who masseged cream did not develop stretch marks, while two-thirds that did not use cream did develop stretch marks. Although this hardly seems like conclusive evidence either way, atleast it’s a start in the right direction. More studys and research is ofcourse needed.
What we at Stretch Marks Creams Reviews http://www.stretchmarkscreamsreviews.com have found through our research and study is that stretch marks creams works for many people, but not everyone. It’s effectiveness can depend on factors such as skin type and the ingredients of the cream. You may also be allergic to ingredients in the cream, so you should check first and if you’re not sure consult a medical professional before you use it. You should always compare and read reviews about any stretch marks cream before you decide which one if any you would like to use.
Finally, one thing you should probably know, is that stretch marks creams are a lot cheaper than surgery and most that we’ve seen come with some sort of money back guarantee, so you may not have much to lose, just by tring them.
Yes, stretch marks do lighten and fade, but not all cases are the same. Meaning the time to fade and lighten them will not be so quickly as one would think. Chemical peels with acne is the only case in which I have seen this.
Consistany is the key in fading stretch marks and scars, as you continue applying the cream over time you will see results.
I had success with Excel Skin Care's cream. They have a store on Amazon as well and that is were the best prices are. I continue to use their anti aging serums on a regualr basis.
I'm 24 weigh 125 pnds am 5'3 my weight fluctuated over the yrs so I have the worst stretch marks on my thighs there thick and gross so I made up a remedy
4 tble spoons extra virgin olive oil
4 tbs of aloe Vera
At first I didn't notice anything than I put it in the freezer so it wud hve more of a merchant texture not as sticky or messy I put it on before I went to bed I woke up and some had faded for complete gone do it once in the morning once at night and they shud fade and up to 6 days shud be gone
Stretch marks can be prevented and treated. There's a few good products on the market. Tyra Banks, Tori Spelling and Emily Procter endorse some of them so they must be good. More information about stretch marks, prevention and treatment can be found here, I found it really helpful and informative: http://www.squidoo.com/tips-for-pregnancy-stretch-marks
Not all of them, but some actually do! If you browse on the internet, you will find some really good stretch mark creams. There are a lot of sites comparing them so you can decide the best option for you.
I've recently done quite a bit of research on the topic of: can creams really reduce the appearance of stretch marks. I had stretch marks prior to my daughter being born. Mine were so bad that I had a tummy tuck 25 years ago.
That same daughter recently had twins, and her abdomen is a mess of loose skin and stretch marks. I felt compelled to see if there might be a different solution for her, 25 years later.
As previously stated, the success of creams really lies in your skin genetics, the age of the stretch marks, and the composition of the cream. Certainly alot of variables. In an attempt to better understand what creams people are buying in 2012 and whether they help or not, I have compiled a list of the most popular stretch mark creams sold on Amazon with the number of reviews and the ratings of those reviews. You can find the list at the Analysis of Stretch Mark Cream such as Mederma Stretch Mark Therapy
First off, I'm female and don't do body building. But I've gained a lot of weight over the course of only a few months, and now have stretch marks on my inner upper arms! It's unsightly and definitely unwanted. I don't feel confident to wear overly short sleeved or sleeveless tops/shirts because I don't want people to see my ugly stretch marks. It's embarrassing and my already non-existent self-esteem has taken a huge blow, and I feel ugly and nasty. It's summertime now which means swimming, something I'm dreading as my arms will be bare!
I have Bio Oil at home but forget to apply it twice daily, and by the time I think of it, it's already too late, as I have to get ready for work in the morning, or go to bed at night. Even if I remembered to apply it twice daily, it will take aaaages before it starts showing results. I know my marks won't disappear completely but I just want them to become lighter and less visible. I don't have much of a budget so buying all sorts of creams or lotions is out of the question. And the products available is limited too. Please can anyone advise me or give me tips that have worked for you?
I have stretch marks across my tummy too, even though I've never been pregnant before. But those don't bother me, as my clothes hide it, and they've gotten lighter over the months/years. It's just the ones on my upper arms that are bothering me now... Ugh
Hi there, if lotion and creams are limited and mostly won't make a difference to you, while having a tight budget. I recommend you to visit this site http://paleoskincareguide.com
and have a look at natural skin care using paleo method on different types of skin problems including hair and nails. It's natural, simple, and uses things that you can get for cheap in daily life. More like a home made skin care.
If you want a quicker results, visit http://pureantiwrinkle.com
to see why most creams/lotion is a waste of money due to some dirty secrets in the skin care industry, and you will understand how important it is to spend money on natural skin care products. It's expensive but you won't get anything like this anywhere. 100% pure concentrated and natural. Customers are having results in just 5 weeks.
Hi, I'm 21 and I can feel something moving in my legs for almost 2 years now!
Not to mention the continuing white stretch marks that I get, even on my knees, and HURT, and come out for no reason. more and more, I even have some on my breasts! and these are strange stretch marks, not ones, that first are red, then white, they come out immediately white! and I've never had weight issues!
I used to have also a lot of pain in the legs, and the circulation, but a natural doctor made it much better with the Zapper! I have the next appointment in 3 weeks!
I also had a helicobacter, and took antibiotics, and now it's better, but start to feel again some symptoms, even if the doc made the test and said I don't have it anymore!
Also since 7 months, I have to urinate very often, and was constantly thirsty! I'm NOT diabetic!
Now I'm taking a a homoeopathic treatment, lymdiaral, and the constant thirst has gone, but I still go quite often to pee! I had done a test a few months ago, and the doc told me that I have a contamination, but nothing to worry about! O.o
My natural doc said that it's probably parasites, he helped me a lot already with the zapper in the past!
i've never done a colon cleanse, but I'm planning to do one and take the homoeopathic treatment: Cuprum oxidatum nigrum!
I DON't want to take strong medication!
Does this work?
I'm so fed up feeling soo creepy at my age! it's so disgusting and horrifying, and almost everyone just thinks it's all in my head!
I can't put up with this constant moving anymore!!! especially in my legs!! it's ruining my life, and this natural doc costs a lot of money that I don't have! and my family is getting fed up to support me, without knowing the real ugly feelings I have!
Please give me some advice!!!
Glaxony has her own forum, so you can find her there. I have heard of Ascaris migrating to the thigh area, but who knows. If you are doing homeopathy then consider taking Deseret Biologicals product called VER which is a multi line anti-parasitic.
"I have heard of Ascaris migrating to the thigh area, but who knows."
Lineup, you keep saying this kind of nonsense, you have no credibility....
Moderator does not seem to like anything negative I say about you. Because she/he likes you. Great forum. Moerdator allows any nonsense to be said by anyone, so long as it is "nice"
What you guys are doing is dangerous. So many people are suffering because of the kind of nonsense you are saying...
This forum itself is run by bogus people selling "essential oil"; stop reading this forum, because it is full of complete idiots, and they are not the least bit interested in getting rid of people's suffering.... including this forum moderator, Glaxony....
tbh shrimpy, i am more concerned with why you are so at odds with the world around you. many of us on curezone came because the doctors were unable to help us, and your constant verbal assaults and demanding that people go to see another doctor are not helping. i feel sad for you. i hope you find a path that works to enrich your life someday. my only suggestion is that you might try educating yourself, on a topic besides getting a pharmaceutical prescription, and spread information about it. i have gained a huge benefit from nutritional balancing and raw/fermented foods.
As "grist for your mill," are you aware of the almost miraculous results many tens (hundreds?) of THOUSANDS of people have experienced, dealing with most of the health issues known to humankind, from ingesting ascorbic acid?
It may just solve some or all of your problem(s). You have only better health and well-being to gain by applying its recommendation. What have you got to lose?
These two quotes are instructive:
"There are more than ten thousand scientific papers that make it quite clear that there is not one body process (such as what goes on inside cells or tissues) and not one disease or syndrome (from the common cold to leprosy) that is not influenced - directly or indirectly - by vitamin C." -- Dr. Emanuel Cheraskin, M.D., Dr. Marshall Ringsdorf, D.M.D., and Dr. Emily Sisley, THE VITAMIN C CONNECTION.
“I have never seen a patient that Vitamin C would not benefit.” -- Dr. Frederick Klenner, M.D.
I wish you BEST success, Selly, in your search for a solution to your health issue(s)!
Hi, there are alot of herbs u can try, look on the "parasite support " forums. If it is.parasites that have migrated to your fat and.muscles u are looking at years and years of.treatment. keep zapping, maybe try a tens electrotherapy unit. It takes tons of.meds and herbs to kill parasites. U are not alone in your suffering.
I am not sure if the movements in the leg , thirst & urination have the same cause, but if you were tested for Diabetes you were for sure tested for Diabetes Mellitus, Right ?
There is another Diabetes type which is called Diabetes Insipidus this disorder has nothing to do with the pancreas
it is involving the Kidneys and two ( very important)endocrine glands the Pituitary & Hypothalamus,Because it is a rare disorder is rarely diagnosed .
Hope you get well soon.
I am really really interested to hear from anyone who has had laser treatment of any kind, but specifically pulsed dye laser treatment.
I have terrible stretch marks from working out that are approx' for years old. I am in the unusual position whereby the stretch marks are old but are still unambiguously red/purple. I've now had 4 sessions of fractional laser treatment and am in the third week of healing from the last session and, to be honest despite a small textural improvement it has done virtually nothing.
I am now waiting for the surrounding redness to heal (hopefully no longer than another three weeks)and then will invest in probably 6 sessions of pulsed dye laser, as from what I've read this type of laser it more effective against red stretch marks.
Any advice/experience anyone could share is much appreciated.
Are you plagued by unsightly stretch marks that embarrass you and keep you from wearing some of the cute new styles of clothing that you love? Anyone can get stretch marks, whether it's from pregnancy, sudden increase in your weight, or rapid growth. There is no shame in getting stretch marks, but there is no reason to keep these ugly marks from causing you to be uncomfortable or to feel unattractive. There are several different types of cream for stretch marks available, as well as stretch mark removal by using laser surgery.
ok thought i would post this as a one time post for all you guys struggling with stretch marks. please don't ask questions as I won't be logging in again but I wanted to share how I am tackling them and say that have tried most of what is out there this is what works best
Bit of background:
Stretch marks are a DEFICIENCY in vitamins, minerals (both more than likely), so although they may be caused by weight gain, they are not always and many people who don't gain weight can succumb to them. even those that get them from weight gain likely get them because they are deficient in the above. as well as the above deficiency some people may produce too much cortisol (be highly strung) which may also contribute
having tried the whole gambit of things out there over years (sometimes with improvements) and reduced them I still had them so here is what i did
1. liposomal vitamin c - this can be taking directly into the bloodstream unlike normal vitamin c, because it is wrapped if you like in a nano bubble, google it for more information, but you can you buy it at amazon and various other places on the web. its expensive though so you might want to try making your own for which you would need an ultrasonic cleaner, google making your own liposomal vitamin c for details on how to do it as the information is widely available. not sure that making your own actually works quite as well as the bought stuff but dyor..
2.juicing machine. affordable for most people, don't spend a fortune on a juicer just buy a mid range product that will extract the juice from vegetables to your satisfaction. you need to make sure that you use the juicer daily and get a lot of vitamin and nutrients this weay. as a guideline i juice 5 carrots, i pepper, 4 tomatoes, a courgette, half a cucumber as a minimum each morning, I also eat a lot of half cooked veg during the day, don't eat any soft veg as all the goodness is gone I am afraid you have to eat it a bit hard. the pulp from the juicer can be used for making soup so you don;t need to throw it all away. other veg to consider would be courgettes, celery, kale etc etc just google for more information. the reason you need a juicer is that to eat the amount of raw veg you need a day would be tiresome this is the easiest way to get the nutrients believe me
3.a method of removing skin, cheapest method would be fine grade sandpaper, so you would look at doing a weekly or fortnightly sanding to encourage cells in problem areas to be active.
4. water, lots of it, seriously, drink minimum 2 litres per day and up to 3 litres. keep tea and coffee to a minimum, you can still have them but not too much per dayk, same applies to cola drinks and the like
How it works:
so you need to take the vitamin c (at least 6 grams per day spread throughout the day so not all at once) and also drink at least one good quality juice drink per day ( you can drink more than one juice drink if you want to in fact if you can drink more all the better( and eat lots of vegatables during the day. do a sand every now and again on problem areas as you want to stimulate the repair there,
you'll start to notice difference after only a few weeks, but it takes time to actually repair so you have to be prepared to do this long term, in fact if you are the type that gets lots of stretch marks for no obvious reason, you probably need to stay on this type of regime (minus the sandpaper)forever.
just remember you are deficient, deficient deficient and you have to give your body what it needs to repair. do all of this and the marks should repair over time.
oh i forgot to add you also need to take a zinc supplement, chelated zinc with copper. up to 45mg per day spread over the day should be ok for most people but dyor as some people can't tolerate too much zinc..
Thought I would share this so I can have a nice conscious. I am 18.. but I personally since last year have been INTENSELY doing research on how to remove stretch marks. Due to my growth spurt I gained stretch marks on my stomach, shoulders, arms, all over my back, my hips(yeah so don't complain if it's one area)... so I have been desperate. I found numerous things Tamanu oil,Helichrysum, and Camellia oil being the best. They work for both old and new stretch marks they are expensive, but I know they work. I thought about trying them, but I personally am way too lazy and know I could not be consistent with the both of them. I then found a non surgical treatment for stretch marks, carboxy therapy. I research and found a bunch of information, but you can search it.. google is your friend. It sounds quite effective, and the before and after pictures helped. THESE ARE NOT MINE.
I have no idea what is going on. I get stratch marks and spider veins after every few meals. It happens immediately after I ate or while eating. I AM SICK AND TIRED OF IT!! Doctor have no idea why one day while drinking a juice nothing happens to me but another day I will get a new stretch mark. DO U have an idea what can it be :(( I was bulimic when I was teen I was chewing food and spliting out I thought maybe my body is reacting in this way :(( Did anyone suffer from similar problem like mine??