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Can a Light-pressure Elastic Girdle Help Prevent a Nasty Flap of Stomach Skin from Hanging Loose After Significant Weight Loss?
The thought has occurred that part of the reason a large flap of loose skin might linger after significant weight loss is that gravity tugs at the skin and prevents complex biochemical signals from being sent by skin cells that otherwise would have lain loosely against each other. It seems almost logical to think that an elastic girdle that puts only light pressure on the affected area could preserve blood circulation and hold the skin flat against the body in a way that keeps gravity from stretching skin tissue and causing it to behave as if the excess is still needed. Does this make any sense?
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