There are many options for battling obesity. Weight loss surgeries are the most effective obesity treatments, and you have choices among several of them. But some people may not be willing to do surgery or may not be fit for one. Morbidly obese people (over 50 BMI) are exposed to a higher risk of complications…

Obalon Gastric Balloon System The Obalon gastric balloon system is a FDA approved swallowable, intragastric balloon to help facilitate weight loss by taking up space in the stomach so you eat less. This procedure requires the patient to swallow a small capsule attached to a tube with the balloon that inflates once it reaches the…

For many people, diet and exercise are the keys to success when it come to weight loss. However, for eligible candidates, the Obalon gastric balloon for weight loss may be able to accelerate that weight loss. Many potential candidates are unclear on the Obalon system’s relationship to physical activity. Below, we’ll examine how the Obalon…

For many people, losing weight is a struggle with no shortage of ups and downs. But with today’s wealth of weight loss technologies, there is a solution to fit almost anyone. Some of these solutions, like the Atkins Diet, focus on diet alone. Others, like the Obalon balloon system, involve a combination of mechanical intervention…

For many people in America and abroad, excess weight is a serious concern. In fact, the majority of adults in the United States are overweight or obese. While there are many options for those who wish to get control of their weight, two of the most popular and effective ways to do this are the Obalon…

Millions of Americans are faced with the health issues brought about by overweight and obesity each year. In an effort to become more healthy, you may have considered seeking a variety of medical treatments to assist you with the sometimes difficult process of losing weight. The Obalon weight loss ballon is one such medical device…

Whether you are certain that you want to pursue a gastric balloon procedure or are simply looking at the available options, you likely know that there are several available gastric balloons. But for the uninitiated, it may be challenging to determine what sets one type of gastric balloon apart from the others. Here, we will…

Thanks to the success of Obalon and other weight loss balloon systems, biotech companies across the globe are working to develop new balloon systems. One of the newest devices is Allurion’s Elipse balloon. The Elipse has not yet been approved in the United States, but its manufacturers have secured funding in hopes of gaining FDA…

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