Over the past years, I’ve seen a rise in alternatives to surgical weight loss. While the ultimate goal is for permanent weight loss, many people are petrified about having surgery to address their weight loss goals.
One of the choices is a stomach balloon device. This device is placed in the stomach and inflated to give the feeling of fullness while eating a smaller amount of food.
For me, just the lap band, this is a foreign object and your body that has to be removed and that in itself would not be the answer for me. I do believe that you need to do your research, find a well educated physician for this procedure and know all of the pros and cons of this and any procedure.
Check out the story by Stephanie Dickrell with USA Today Network for more info: