A group of researchers from the USA has developed an innovative method of losing weight. Scientists have proposed to act on the part of the stomach responsible for the formation of the hormone ghrelin. Increases when the concentration of this substance, the person experiences the feeling of appetite. Locking area, can significantly reduce the psychological need of human food.
The procedure is safe. The physician introduces into the bloodstream of the patient microscopic particles that reduce blood flow to the fundus, the source of the hormone. As a result, the appetite is normalized, and the patient begins to eat less without suffering.
While the method was tested on seven volunteers with obesity. Obtained good results, further tests are planned. Patients after the procedure lost an average of 6% by weight for the month and 13% over six months. No complications during treatment were found.