Very few men and women have gone through life unscathed by body image issues. When Embarrassing Bodies first aired on Channel 4 back in 2007 many viewers could no doubt relate to some of the bodily ailments the show drew attention to. The programme was successful in taking away the stigma and ensuing body image and self esteem issues often experienced by people who were overweight, or suffered afflictions, such as excess sweating, hair growth, unwanted tattoos or fungal nail infections.
Some ’embarrassing’ symptoms are caused by nature, such as unwanted hair growth or stretch marks following a pregnancy. Ageing can be another cause of body image issues and ’embarrassing’ bodies. Other conditions are self-inflected, undesirable tattoos for instance, whilst excess sweating can be, in some cases, a result of a state of mind, for example feeling nervous and anxious a lot of the time.
Another important thing Embarrassing Bodies demonstrated was that we weren’t alone. Stretch marks and unwanted hair plague many people and are nothing to be ashamed of. Better yet, the show demonstrated there are many effective treatments available to resolve such body image issues.
ANP Skin Clinic proudly offer a range of non-invasive treatments to boost your body image and self esteem. If you feel hairy and this causes you to be self-conscious we can recommend laser treatments, such as the highly esteemed IPL hair removal. If it’s fat reduction you’re craving to make you feel more confident, we can advise you on a range of inch-loss packages to suit your personal needs or the powerful, non-invasive, pain and drug free i-fit LIPO treatment.
Body image is strongly linked to body confidence. If you feel confident with your physical self on the inside it will show on the outside. We only get one body, let ANP Skin Clinic take care of yours.