You should be committed to maintain the new healthy eating habits & even lifestyle. The gastric balloon will be removed after 6 - 12 months & will immediately increase the capacity to eat larger portions. So long term success of the gastric balloon was dependent on person that to eat less food, maintaining healthy diet & keeping up with the new lifestyle & exercise programme once balloon was been removed.
- You will be advised to embrace new lifestyle once the intragastric balloon is inserted to help with the weight loss.
- You need to start taking regular exercise instantly after recovering from the surgery, like ten minute walk daily to create a healthy body. As you feel healthier & fitter you need to increase the distance & intensity.
- When you feel ready, you need to include a variety of exercises in the programme which increase the endurance, flexibility & strength. Choose a routine physical activities that you will enjoy and more likely to continue doing them.
- Exercise will plays a major role in helping the gastric balloon patients to achieve the long term success in the goals to lose & to maintain the correct weight & live a healthy lifestyle.