Striae or stretch marks are a common skin affection that appear for several reasons as bodybuilding, hormones disorder, rapid weight gain or loss, special diets. But the most common reason for the appearance of stretch marks is the pregnancy.
In the United States almost 30% of the women are suffering from post pregnancy stretch marks. This is the highest percentage founded on the stretch marks scene. Compared with the 20% of men that suffer from stretch marks for all the other reasons like body building, diets, puberty, and any other causes.
We will immediately understand that pregnancy is one of the most important factors of stretch marks appearance. Simply, during pregnancy, the skin is stretched until it cracks and forms the unwanted stretch marks. You can feel them by using your fingertips and sometimes have our skin color or a slightly red inside them..
One they appear, stretch marks are hard to get rid of, because in the clinical way, they are in fact scars, and scars are hard to deal with. Of course there are some top products that could help us prevent and cure even the most bad stretch marks, due to many extraordinary discoveries in the modern medicine. A recent mother must know that stretch marks could be avoided and dealt with before they appear, and the path of curing them is not long, but needs special attention.
Mistakes & Wrong Doings
One of the most common mistakes that a person does when treating the stretch marks is that, after choosing a good product, a person will use that product for about a month or so, the results appear, some times even in a few days, but after this results, the treatment is stopped or it is combined with drastic changes in the body, as an extreme diet.
We must understand that getting rid of stretch marks, especially pregnancy stretch marks is a long term process and even if you will notice improvements after 3 weeks, the treatment must be maintained until the stretch marks are fully over, without putting your body to major changes in the same time.
Also, a future mother must be aware of this affection of the skin and start preventing stretch marks to appear.
In conclusion, future or recent mom’s must know that there are products that surly work, but the treatment needs to be done as programmed without forcing the body to rapid weight loss and extreme diets.