If you want to shed several pounds without going a major procedure, botox is a good option for you. It has great impact on the natural weight by just making you feel you have a fuller stomach and you don't overeat. This process triggers excess fat removal, it is the most common weight loss treatment in Dubai.
How it works?
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Botox injections work effectively to weight loss when injectedthrough an endoscopic procedure in the stomach wall near a nerve called vagus. This nerve transmits the signal of satiation to the brain. It will inhibit the nerve and reduce contractions of muscles which will decrease the speed of food passing out. When food stays for longer time, you will feel hunger pangs for longer time.
Is this treatment safe for you?
Botox is the right treatment for you if;
- You don't want to go through a major surgery to lose weight.
- You are physically and mentally healthy.
- You are not breastfeeding, pregnant or planning a pregnancy.
- You have realistic expectations with the procedure, however it is an effective treatment for the ones who are looking to lose weight from 10 to 50 pounds.
- If you are ready to change your lifestyle habits.
Is the procedure painful?
It is a safe procedure which involves no pain, you may only feel a slight discomfort of the endoscope and the injection. There are no stitches or incisions associated with botox treatment.
Are there any side effects?
There are no significant side effects of this treatment, but you should discuss with your doctor in the initial consultation about the possible complications.
What results you should expect?
Botox treatment for weight loss is recognized as one of the most successful treatments. You will start feeling difference in a week. However, the results of botox injections keep increasing for six to eight months. Take note that it is not a permanent solution for the weight loss but will help you reduce weight significantly.
This procedure produces temporary results, so when you have lost significant weight and you think you are able to maintain it with a healthy diet and exercise. Don't go for further botox injections. You will have to get another botox injection treatment after some time. It is likely to be after eight months to two years, if you want this condition for more time to avoid overeating.