Feeling Anxious About CoolSculpting? How to Calm Your Nerves
- Posted on: Sep 15 2016
If you are getting CoolSculpting done in order to help get rid of your stubborn or unwanted fat, you may be feeling a bit anxious. Although CoolSculpting is a non-invasive procedure, undergoing any new type of procedure can be a bit overwhelming for anyone. If you are starting to feel a bit anxious regarding your CoolSculpting procedure, try the following tips to help you feel cool, calm, and collected beforehand.
Understand the Procedure
As one of the best ways to help ease your anxiety, understanding the procedure will help to put any worries that you may be experiencing to rest. Because CoolSculpting is non-invasive and pain-free, you really don’t have anything to worry about. Plus, the FDA has approved it, so you know that it is a safe procedure that won’t leave you with any scarring or damaged skin. By freezing your fat cells, CoolSculpting works to kill off these fat cells, which eventually die and are excreted through your urine—leaving you with a slimmer looking body and ridding you of unwanted fat.
Take a Deep Breath
Another way to deal with the anxiety? Take a literal deep breath. Now that you know that it is non-invasive and pain-free, there really isn’t much to worry about. If you start to feel anxious every time you think of the procedure, simply close your eyes and take a deep breath in, focusing on your breathing as you exhale— this will help to lower your heart rate and help you feel more relaxed.
If you are finding a bunch of mixed information regarding CoolSculpting online, don’t let it worry you a minute longer—the Internet is filled with misinformation that tends to contribute to more anxiety. As the best solution, simply pick up the phone and contact our office. Either Dr. York Yates will help to answer your questions himself or one of the experienced staff members will do so.
CoolSculpting is a safe and easy procedure, but if you are feeling anxious beforehand, try the above tips to help you feel a bit calmer. If you would like to learn more about CoolSculpting and just how effective it is, contact our office today!