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  •  The article I linked is pretty informative (1+ / 0-)
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    In layman's terms (which is about all I'm capable of understanding), anyway

    Except for a higher incidence of depression, those who are obese are no more likely to have severe mental health issues than those who are not, according to Dr. Mitchell Roslin, a bariatric surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York.

    "That being said, clinically I have seen people with bipolar disorder or cyclothymia go through manic episodes following surgery," said Roslin. "This can be seen with shopping sprees, divorces, high-risk sexual escapades and other behaviors. Rather than cause, the weight loss unmasks the psychological illness that was long standing and probably more expressed by the depressed side, more than the manic side."

    However, bypass surgery can change absorption of medications, and patients on mood stabilizers need to be monitored carefully, according to Roslin.
     

    "...you can’t find any oxygen from outside the aircraft to get in the aircraft, because the windows don’t open. I don’t know why they don’t do that. It’s a real problem." Mitt Romney

    by Catte Nappe on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 12:21:15 PM PST

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