Loss weight with Stomach Botox
What Is Stomach Botox?
Stomach botox is one of the non-surgical obesity methods where endoscopic botox is performed to the stomach. Stomach botox is applied to patients for a longer period of satiety. As the feeling of satiety lasts longer, the amount of food consumed decreases.
So you can make your diet easier. Thanks to the feeling of satiety provided by stomach botox, you will not have difficulty in dieting and you can reach your target weight by doing extra exercise.
Stomach Botox FAQ
Since the gastric muscle contraction of the patients who have undergone stomach botox is temporarily reduced, the duration of food exit from the stomach is prolonged and a feeling of satiety is provided. This reduces appetite due to nerve blockage.
The patient does not feel any pain because this procedure, which takes an average of 30 minutes, is performed under sedation and endoscopically. After about 2 hours after endoscopy, the patient may be discharged.
- Those above the body mass index (BMI) of 27
- Non-allergic to Botox
- Those without significant additional disease
- No pathological findings during endoscopic examination
The procedure takes about 20 min.
You are discharged on the same day after the procedure and you can return to work the next day.
Botox effect starts after 3-7 days. The patient starts to lose weight in about 1 month and after 6 months the effect disappears.
There are no such complaints after the procedure.
In patients with stomach botox, weight loss between 10-20 kg is targeted. To achieve this goal, you need diet and exercise. In addition, the patient’s compliance with this process is extremely important.
For patients who cannot lose weight, stomach botox can be done 2 and 3 times with a break of 6 months. Especially at the end of 6 months, the effect of botox done twice is more.
Yes. As stomach botox is a supportive treatment that makes it easier for you to diet, you cannot achieve the targeted weight without diet and exercise support.
To achieve successful results in stomach botox, intragastric balloon and surgical methods, the patient must choose the appropriate method. With patient compliance, doctor’s experience, choosing the right method and following continuous control after the procedure, patients can reach the targeted weight.