In the present scenario, the problem of obesity and overweight is increasing at the fast rate and that’s why there is the necessity for more inventive solutions which are also non-invasive.
So a balloon technology has been developed in which a balloon can be swallowed and it is filled with water. While in the stomach, it can be very helpful in reducing large amounts of weight without invasive surgery for obese people.
Although there is no necessity for replacement for bariatric surgery as this temporary balloon can could be used as early intervention as well as for those who do not want or cannot go through any surgery.
They act as the kind of psychological and physical deterrent against the overeating as all the balloons can remain in the body for no longer than 6 months. This amazing balloon system has been designed in order to work with not as an alternative to good diet or exercise.
In order to reduce the size of the stomach, the bariatric surgery is effective but the people who are overweight, anaesthesia can be every risky.
In addition to this, those people who do want to go through the stress of surgery have to undergo a long duration of preparation in order to ready themselves physically and mentally.
This is expensive as well as there is long waiting list in some countries for this treatment. So this technology can be effective in which the balloon can be swallowed like a pill but with a long thin tube which is attached to it.
Ultrasound is also done in order to determine when the balloon is in place in the stomach and then it is filled with water through the tube.