Flaccidity is the flabby condition: lazy, lacking in strength or solidity. The Royal Spanish Academy (RAE), in its dictionary, indicates that the term can also be mentioned as flaccidity.

FlacciditySagging or sagging is associated with weakness of muscles or, more precisely, to the decreased muscle tone, a particularity that at a medical level is mentioned as hypotonia.

Muscle tone is the passive, continuous and partial contraction of muscles, which is maintained even in repose. Hypotonia or sagging occurs when this tone is reduced, which can lead to problems maintaining posture.

It is important to keep in mind that muscle tone depends not only on the muscles, but also on the nerves, the spinal cord and the brain. That is why flaccidity can have its origin in various disorders, such as a infection or a brain damage.

It should be noted that the idea of ​​flaccidity does not only refer to this problem that can be linked to a serious pathology. Also called flaccidity is what happens when the skin, given the decrease in the amount of proteins such as elastin and the collagen, loses firmness and elasticity.

This flaccidity, which is framed in the terrain of the esthetic, It is usually noticed in the internal sector of the extremities, in the thighs, in the abdomen and in the buttocks. The Over the years always produces flaccidity, although there are other causes that can intensify the process, such as lack of physical activity, a poor diet, the excess exposure to the sun’s rays and the hormonal imbalances.