Gastric Botox is one of the painless methods to lose weight which is recommended to people with a minor percentage of extra weight.
This non-surgical method works on postponing stomach emptying by injecting Botox into specific locations on the belly which relaxes the walls of the stomach.
Botox injections slow down the digestion process (gastric emptying) and stomach motility by blocking muscular contraction inside specific parts of the stomach wall. This process will made you feel full and control the hunger feeling which reduces the amount of consumed food and slow down the digest process.
One night before the process you have to stop eating for 6-12 hours
The doctor will use a light anesthesia to put you in sleep before the process begin, after that the doctor will use sclerotherapy needle and inject the stomach walls in different areas.
The process will take about 20 minutes only.
After the process, the patient needs to go through liquid diet for few days, you will also need to watch out what you eat to see a good result.