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Gastric balloon patients

Your Patient Area

This online resource has been designed to give you all of the information you need both before and after your procedure. You will have access to it at all times so you can use it as a point of reference as often as you need to.

We offer an open door policy

Whatever the question may be, we are here to help. Don't feel alone on your weight loss journey, we have Bariatric Nurses and a Patient Care team devoted to you. We'll be calling you from time to time. If you were unable to take our call, give us a call back when you're free. We want to make sure that we're hear from you.

Call us on 0121 693 4488

Important: It's important you stay hydrated while the balloon is in place. If you experience sickness and nausea that prevents you drinking water for a period of 24 hours, please call us immediately.


  Your Procedure (before & after)


Congratulations! You've taken the first step on what we hope will be a very exciting journey for you.

Make the most of your gastric balloon. Follow the advice below and achieve your weight loss goals. To view your aftercare package click here.

What you need to know in preparation for your procedure. We'll cover your pre-operative medical assessments, what you should do leading up to your procedure and essentials you might want to bring with you.

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Following your procedure, you will need to follow a specific nutritional plan for the first five weeks. This is very important. 

Read more on Nutritional Guidelines

As part of your weight loss journey, being active is essential. The balloon is just one part of your weight loss, so you must exercise and train your body if you want to see great results.

Read more on getting active

For a range of frequently asked questions about the balloon procedure, please use the link below. 

Gastric balloon FAQs

Find out all you need to know on booking appointments.

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Gastric Balloon removal


This section covers what to expect from your gastric balloon removal procedure and what you can do to make changes to maintain your weight loss in the long term.

What you will need to know in preparation for the removal of your gastric balloon. We'll cover what you need to do leading up to your procedure and answer questions you might have.

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Maintain your weight less by staying active. It doesn't mean you have to join a gym. We've got some tips to help you keep fit without 'exercising'.

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The weeks following your balloon removal are absolutely crucial. It's easy to pick up bad habits and gain weight. Learn how to self-regulate.

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*Weight loss surgery results and benefits vary and are different for each individual. As such, Healthier Weight cannot guarantee specific weight loss goals.