Need to lose some weight, but don't want to exert the effort to do it the normal way?
We have a solution for you — and if you're in the UK, this is even better news for you! A new gastric balloon has been launched over there, and it can be swallowed like a pill!
A giant pill, that is!
It's a 10-minute procedure, and all you have to do is swallow a capsule the size of a large vitamin pill.
Attached to the pill is a micro-catheter that inflates the balloon (above) inside of the capsule to the size of an apple once it reaches the stomach. The catheter is then removed from the mouth!
The balloon then gives patients the sensation of being full so they