stomach balloon One of the famous operations that contribute to losing weight and reducing your desire for food, and thus help you regain the dream of fitness and ideal weight again, and this process is based on the use of a soft stretchable balloon that is placed inside the stomach through the mouth, and is connected to a tube until the doctor fills it with a sterile liquid To expand it inside the stomach, according to the verywellhealth website.
The gastric balloon operation is based on the idea of reducing your appetite and your portions of food, as this balloon occupies a large space in the stomach, so this affects the size of your food that you eat.
The gastric balloon helps in losing weight and improving blood sugar levels and pressure, as well as sleep apnea problems and other complications resulting from obesity.
The gastric balloon operation is one of the simple operations that takes only a few minutes, during which the doctor inserts the balloon through the mouth into the esophagus to settle inside your stomach, then expands it through a tube connected to a sterile liquid, and after 6 months of the operation, the liquid and the balloon are withdrawn in the same way.
The gastric balloon operation contributes to losing a lot of your extra weight. If the patient’s weight before the operation was 100 kilos, he is expected to lose more than 20 kilos after the operation.
And you can return to your work and live your normal life 48 hours after the operation, and your diet for the first week is based on liquids only, then food is gradually included.