Q. What Results Can I Expect From Gastric Ballooning?
As with any weight-loss method, gastric ballooning requires that the patient commits to certain lifestyle changes including a healthy diet and exercise. Commitment to a healthier way of life is essential in the overall success of the procedure. The balloon will remain in place for six months at which time it will be removed. During these six months, the patient will remain under the care of his doctor, psychologist, and nutritionist. Results vary greatly from patient to patient but an average weight loss of twenty to thirty percent of body weight has been reported.
regular physical activity and exercise, are necessary to avoid regaining weight.