By CANDICE GREY
Updated on May 26, 2019
Do Dieters Lose Weight On Orbera?
This is an extreme situation in which the patient is obese and is considering gastric bypass surgery. This is a gastric bypass balloon that you are essentially putting in your body through the mouth, so this is not a light and easy diet by any means. There was no pricing visible, but you can imagine it will cost a pretty penny. Not only do you have to pay for the procedure, you will also have to be monitored and helped along through a specific diet program with certain foods and exercise. The folks who have gone through this have indeed lost weight, and they even state on their website it is a long journey.back to menu ↑
Is Orbera Easy To Follow?
No, this program is very intense and will be difficult to follow.* On their website they state plain as day, “Losing weight and keeping it off is not easy, so you will be supervised throughout this program by a team of physicians, physiologists, and nutritionists. This team will help you make and maintain major changes in your eating and exercise habits.” The balloon is essentially inserted through your throat, which will only leave you sedated for a short time following the procedure, so it is more work for the doctor than you for this aspect of the diet.back to menu ↑
This is extreme and is not for everyone. This is a good alternative to people looking into getting a gastric bypass, because it does not involve a huge surgery and all of the medical bills that go along with a surgery. This is a long program so it will take a lot of commitment to get started, and that is assuming your body reacts to having a balloon inserted into it for six months with no break. Overall this is not exactly a diet, more of a major lifestyle and life change if you decide to go with Orbera and their procedures. It is meant for folks only with a BMI of greater than 30. Always talk to your doctor before diving into a program such as this.