What is PTLS?

Post-Traumatic Lipodystrophy is a body image condition where individuals accumulate fat in specific areas of the body that is difficult to lose with traditional weight loss measures. Post-Traumatic LipoDystrophy (PTLS) is commonly seen in individuals who have suffered physical or psychological trauma such as:

  • Surgery

  • Depression

  • Pregnancy

  • Prolonged history of poor diet and sedentary lifestyle