Fighting obesity is a challenge, and although you can find plenty of information on how to lose weight without diet or surgery, or lose weight in a month or less, those are not always the healthiest methods. In case overweight is a health problem you have been dealing with for a long time and you need to lose weight fast, you will surely wonder if it is possible to lose 40 pounds without diets or a surgery?
Initially, as with any obesity treatment, it is imperative that the patient commits to changing their lifestyle to improve the quality of life. The first step to determine obesity is to know the body mass index (BMI) in order to select the most convenient treatment without compromising the patient’s health.
To lose weight fast it is not necessary to stop eating, or follow meaningless diets, which instead of helping you lose weight can cause an opposite effect to your intentions. Many patients have the conception that losing weight is about stopping eating and dedicating hours to a gym or exercising outdoors. Although they are excellent habits, for some organisms they are not enough and require procedures and techniques that we are going to discuss in this article.
Many people have visited our weight loss clinics in Puerto Rico, looking for treatments that do not require complicated or invasive surgery. In this process, they receive the recommendations and support of our specialists, nutrition and psychological team, offering them the best way to combat obesity and begin a new stage in their lives. Without having to spend long hours in the gym or trying the diets that appear every day as miracle solutions to lose weight.
Methods To Lose Weight Without Diet Or Surgery
Over the years, and with the different technological innovations, new methods have been implemented to lose weight without diet or surgery, especially without bariatric surgery, but still considering it as a viable option for those patients suffering from morbid obesity.
One of the procedures that has had the highest percentage of effectiveness is, without a doubt, the Orbera® Gastric Balloon, obtaining one of the first positions in terms of weight loss treatments without surgery. It also helps you feel satisfied with food portions and get you to your ideal weight.
You are probably wondering what is the gastric balloon? Well, The gastric balloon system is a bariatric weight loss procedure that uses a balloon made of silicone that occupies an area inside the stomach. The patient will have less space available in the stomach and will be forced to adapt to much smaller and healthier portion sizes, ultimately resulting in successful weight loss.
It has been shown that with the gastric balloon, patients lose up to 3 times more weight than diet and exercise alone. Also, the procedure is a weight loss program designed to provide up to 50 Lbs less in 6 months. The general idea is that the patient, under the guidance of a support system, follows a dietary and exercise plan for six months that teaches positive lifestyle changes and portion control. If the patient continues practicing what they learned during their time with the balloon, they can maintain their weight loss or continue to lose weight.
How Does The ORBERA® Weight Loss Balloon Work?
The ORBERA® balloon is an outpatient procedure that is performed in a short time, in fact it usually lasts around 30 minutes, it is even performed within the surgeon’s office.
First of all, at the beginning of the procedure you will be lightly sedated while the doctor inserts the endoscope that will go down your throat, to place the deflated Orbera® balloon. Following this, the balloon is inflated with saline solution, until obtaining the size for which it is designed.
This procedure helps with weight loss, since the Orbera® balloon occupies a space inside the stomach, causing you to only be able to consume about 1/3 of the food you used to eat. It helps your stomach feel full with smaller portions of food, helping to make weight loss more effective.
How Much Weight Can You Lose With The Orbera® Balloon?
Weight loss could be from 40 to 100 pounds depending on the type of metabolism that your body manages, combined with an adequate nutritional and exercise plan. However, if you do not change your habits and lifestyle for a healthier one, you will not get such good results. A primary factor to really see a loss of person is to combine the procedure with a balanced diet and exercise.
How Long Does The Orbera® Balloon Treatment Last?
Often, the cost of the gastric balloon includes the specialized help that you will receive for 12 months. First, the Orbera® balloon insertion procedure. It will be in the stomach only for 6 months; however, after this time has elapsed, it will be removed by the specialist, but you will receive psychological, professional guidance and nutritional consultations for the next 6 months.
Who Is A Good Candidate For A Weight Loss Balloon?
Adults with a body mass index (BMI) between 30 and 40 who have never had bariatric surgery, hernia repair or other stomach surgery before, who are not pregnant or breastfeeding may be candidates for a gastric balloon.
If you would like to learn more about Innova Weight Loss Solutions non-surgical weight loss procedures in Puerto Rico and New York, or to find out what options may be right for you, request an appointment online or call us at 917-806-3341.