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The gastric balloon Turkey is a non-surgical weight loss treatment that offers a convenient and a less-invasive alternative to surgical bariatric treatments. It's an FDA approved device that gets inserted in the stomach—without surgery.
With the gastric balloon weight loss Turkey program, patients can expect to shed around 30 pounds of excess weight. The device is specifically designed to help patients lose weight by reducing feelings of hunger and helping patients feel easily satiated for a long time after consuming a small amount of food.
Good candidates for gastric balloon weight loss in Turkey
Gastric balloon is an appropriate weight loss treatment for adults with a body mass index (BMI) between 30 and 40, who have tried traditional weight loss methods—such as diet, exercise and lifestyle changes.
Gastric balloon Turkey procedure
While you are sedated, your assigned weight loss specialist will place a soft balloon (about the size of a grapefruit) in the stomach through the mouth, using an endoscope. The balloon is then filled with saline to give that feeling of fullness—allowing you to control your portion sizes. Once filled, the tube is removed gently and a balloon is left in the stomach. After 6 months to a year, depending on each patient’s unique needs, the balloon is removed the same way it was inserted using an endoscopy. Our weight loss experts in Turkey will continue to guide you towards maintaining a healthy lifestyle in your nutrition and activity. The weight loss program they will develop will be vital to help you overcome the challenge of achieving your ideal weight.
Gastric balloon recovery
Gastric balloon is a fairly simple and straightforward weight loss treatment in Turkey. Recovering from gastric balloon is quick as there are no incisions involved in the treatment. Patients should, however, expect postoperative nausea.
Cost of gastric balloon in Turkey
Patients traveling abroad for gastric balloon or other weight loss surgery treatments can reap bountiful benefits. The cost of gastric balloon in Turkey is immensely affordable as opposed to the price of weight loss surgery in the UK. The lower cost of living in Turkey, high exchange rate of English Pound to Turkish Lira allow UK patients to save up to 70 percent on their bariatric surgery.
Other bariatric surgery Turkey treatments
Our experience weight loss experts in Turkey are fully committed to providing individuals suffering from morbid obesity with viable treatment options that can help them lose the weight and improve their quality of life. We offer a full spectrum of bariatric surgery care comprising of surgical and non-surgical treatments designed to suit your weight loss goals and unique medical condition.
Gastric bypass surgery in Turkey is a surgical weight loss treatment—which involves reducing the size of the stomach, then attaching part of the small intestine as a means to allow food to bypass most of the stomach so that the body absorbs fewer calories when you consume food. As such the smaller stomach will feel easily full with small quantities of food.
Gastric sleeve, also known as sleeve gastrectomy, is a bariatric surgery in Turkey that involves only the stomach. The weight loss treatment does not involve surgery on the intestine. It is a restrictive procedure where the capacity of the stomach is greatly reduced to about 75% in order to help in maintaining long-term weight loss. A gastric sleeve works by permanently removing a large part of the stomach.
Frequently asked questions about gastric balloon in Turkey
How much weight can I lose with gastric balloon?
The amount of weight you lose depends on how diligently you follow the diet and recommendations of your doctor.
What will my weight loss journey be like?
You will have two trips for gastric balloon: in the first one, the balloon will be inserted and second one is for balloon removal.
Gastric balloon insertion will take 20-30 minutes but patients usually stay for at least 3-4 days to be monitored. After balloon insertion, in the first two weeks, patients will have a liquid diet but most of the patients do not feel hungry. After 2 weeks, patients may start eating regular food. After 4-6 weeks, patients will gradually be able to increase the amount they eat. But patients will get full very easily.
After 6 or 12 months, patients may come to the hospital for removal of the gastric balloon and the procedure may take around 15 minutes.
When can I work out again?
All sports activities can be resumed 3 weeks after insertion of gastric balloon.