An intragastric balloon will make you feel like fuller faster than normally what you would, which usually means you will eat less. One reason that why the intragastric balloon will slow down the time it will takes to empty the stomach. One more reason may be which the balloon seems to change the levels of hormones which control the appetite.
Amount of the weight you lose also based on how much you are changing your lifestyle habits.
Loss of about 10 - 15 % of the whole body weight is typical during the 6 months following the intragastric balloon placement.
As with other type of procedures & surgeries which leads to the significant weight loss, the intragastric balloon will helps to improve or resolve the conditions which are usually related to being overweight, including: