Stretch Marks treatment
Stretch marks are most commonly result of the rapid stretching of the skin, pregnancy, hormonal changes associated with puberty, hormone replacement therapy and even weight gain or muscle building can be a cause. Stretch marks start off as red or purple lines, which then turn quickly to silvery white lines which are invariably itchy and always seen as nuisance.
Not everybody gets stretch marks; a lot it to do with the luck of your genetics. Collagen is the vital protein which keeps our skin fibres stretchy. Medical evidence says that some people produce excess levels of the hormone, corticosteroid which decreased the amount of collagen in the skin, making it less stretchy and more inclined to tear.
Recommended treatments for Stretch marks:
Stretch marks are never 100% preventable but gaining weight at a fast rate is one of the biggest factors in them appearing. When it comes to treatment, it is always best to treat them as soon as the early red marks appear. Here at The Cooden Medical Clinic, we recommend the following treatments: