What is stomach botox?
One of the non-surgical weight loss procedures is stomach botox. It is done by endoscopy. Botox (botulinum toxin) is injected inside the stomach muscle to paralyze it and inhibit a nerve in the stomach that regulates hunger hormones and satiety.
Who is an ideal candidate for stomach botox?
It is used in those who are unable to reduce weight by exercise and diet, have a BMI of 27-35, and a weight gain of 10-20 kilos. Individuals who are overweight but not enough to require surgery.
Does botox reduce appetite?
Botox decreases hunger by creating a sensation of fullness, which leads to a reduction in calorie intake and, as a result, weight loss.