Gastric Botox

Gastric botox is a non-surgical treatment method against obesity, which aims to neutralize the nerves and muscles that affect endoscopic stomach hunger and appetite for a certain period of time. Gastric botox treatment has been applied in the world for over 15 years. Moreover, the procedure does not require any preliminary preparation contrary to other surgeries due to endoscopic application technique.

Typically carbohydrate foods leave the stomach in 2-4 hours. However, after the gastric botox administration, gastric emptying time is extended up to 12 hours. Therefore, it is extremely effective in reducing the appetite and prolonging the duration of satiety.

Moreover, it is applied to the parts of the stomach that secrete the hunger hormone. With gastric botox application, it is possible to achieve 40% of the excess weight and reach the ideal weight within 6-8 months.

Botox is a protein obtained from bacteria. It is generally used in the treatment of neurological diseases, sweating treatment and some urological conditions. However, recently, patients get successful results by using botox applications, weight loss treatments. The patient who gets botox applications can lose weight safely and permanently with the changes in the lifestyle.

Gastric botox procedure happens by injecting botox substance to certain parts of the stomach to limit the work of the muscles in the stomach. Consequently, the stomach slows down the digestive process. Accordingly, it is an easy-to-operate weight loss treatment that aims to extend the duration of hunger-satiety.

While doctors apply botox, they perform it with an endoscopy application that provides detailed viewing of the stomach from the inside. In this way, they ensure a secure and comfortable gastroscopic application for both parties.

The most important point to pay attention to those who do not want to have weight problems again after the operation is nutrition. They can lose about 10 to 20 pounds in 5 -6 months after injection and diet. Each drug has a life in the body. In Botox applications, this period is between 4 and 6 months, and the effectiveness of the drug continues until this time.

Gastric botox application is not applied to everyone at the same dose. Consequently, every patient’s practice and botox dose are different. The biggest reason behind failed applications is unconscious and wrong practices.