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Can I do exercise with a gastric balloon?

In the first week after your procedure, you should not plan any heavy activity. Once your body has adjusted to the balloon, however, there is no reason why you can’t continue with your normal exercise regime. In fact, starting a regular exercise programme is highly recommended and will improve your chances of weight loss success. […]

Orbera-365 vs Allurion

The Orbera-365 and Allurion gastric balloons are both non-surgical, minimally invasive devices designed to aid in weight loss. The Orbera-365 gastric balloon is a silicone balloon filled with a saline solution that is placed in the stomach endoscopically. It is intended to remain in the stomach for up to 12 months, hence the name “365.” […]

Is The Allurion Balloon Safe?

The Allurion gastric balloon procedure, like any medical procedure, carries potential risks and side effects that should be considered. However, it is worth noting that with the newer version of the balloon, the risks of these side effects have significantly reduced. Some of the possible risks include nausea and vomiting in the initial days after […]

Is The Gastric Balloon Pill Available On The Nhs?

The availability of the gastric balloon pill on the NHS (National Health Service) may vary, and it is recommended to consult with your healthcare provider or contact the NHS directly for more information. In order to ensure your safety and provide you with the most suitable surgical option, there are guidelines that must be met. […]

Is The BIB Balloon Safe?

Gastric balloons are generally deemed safe; however, like any medical procedure, they do entail certain risks. While serious complications are infrequent, they may encompass balloon deflation, gastrointestinal obstruction, or infection. It is our priority to be transparent and ensure that you possess comprehensive knowledge regarding potential side effects. It is important to note that the […]

Is The Orbera Balloon Safe?

The Orbera balloon has been used safely by a significant number of individuals worldwide, with over 300,000 people having undergone the procedure. The longest-established method of implanting the gastric balloon is through endoscopy, which has been practised for over 20 years. The Orbera balloon comes in both a 6-month version and a longer-term 12-month version […]

Is The Allurion Balloon Fda Approved?

The Allurion balloon, also known as the Elipse balloon, is a non-FDA-approved intragastric balloon. It shares similarities in size, shape, and function with the widely used Orbera balloon, which is FDA approved. The FDA, or the United States Food and Drug Administration, is a federal agency responsible for evaluating and ensuring the safety of medical […]

Is A Gastric Balloon Worth It?

The decision of whether a gastric balloon is worth it depends on individual circumstances and goals. Based on our experience, a gastric balloon procedure has shown significant weight loss results, with an average of 1.5-2.5 stone lost over the initial 6 months, and some individuals achieving even greater weight loss. The majority of weight loss […]

Is A Gastric Balloon Safe?

Gastric balloons are generally considered safe; however, like any medical procedure, they carry certain risks. While serious complications are rare, they can include balloon deflation, gastrointestinal obstruction, or infection. It’s important for us to be transparent and ensure that you are well-informed about potential side effects. It’s worth noting that the side effects experienced with […]

What Does Bmi Mean?

BMI, or body mass index, is a widely used measure to assess whether a person’s weight is within a healthy range based on their height and weight. The calculation involves dividing an adult’s weight in kilograms by the square of their height in meters. For example, a BMI of 25 would be expressed as 25kg/m2. […]