Gastric Balloon – 14 Ways It Will Affect You

The gastric balloon procedure (aka, “endoscopic intragastric balloon”) leaves 1 to 3 inflated silicon balloons in the stomach for 6 months, making less room for food. As a result:You will feel full sooner while eating, so you will eat less and lose weightYou will lose about 30% of their excess weight in 6 months (when the balloon(s) are removed) A patient who is 100 pounds overweight will lose 30 pounds in six monthsYour health will improve, including improvement for diabetes, joint/bone disease, and heart-related issuesRead the sections below for everything you need to know about the gastric balloon procedure. How … Continue reading Gastric Balloon – 14 Ways It Will Affect You