People are swallowing balloons to lose weight

Dr. Max Wachtel talked to us about people eating balloons to lose weight.

DENVER - A new, non-surgical way of losing weight has people swallowing balloons.

It's called the Obalon balloon system and it is FDA approved.

The process only takes about 10 minutes for a doctor to complete.

The makers of the system say that it's patients lost twice as much weight as with diet and exercise alone. 

9NEWS Psychologist Doctor Max Wachtel joined us to discuss Obalon. You can learn more in the video above! 

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