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    Once in place, the intragastric balloon is filled with saline to partially fill the stomach, helping a person to feel less hungry, so that they may consume smaller portions of food and experience similar satisfaction to what they would have previously experienced after consuming a larger meal. Most weight is lost in the first three months, but because the intragastric balloon stays in for six months, you will learn the right amount of food to eat to maintain your new weight long-term.

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