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Gastric Bypass Depression
Dep. postop.: Some causes might be the very low calorie diet after surgery, leading to low carbohydrates in diet, which alters Serotonin levels ( less Carbohydrates leads to less Insulin leading to less Tryptophan entering the brain, hence less Serotonin formed, hence more depression & anxiety & fatigue). ...Read more
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
Don't do it: Eat right first. I have seen terrible things happen to people after gastric bypass. Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic veges. ...Read more
I had gastric bypass in 2007. I have a severe eating disorder. I eat till i'm so sick I can't stand up. What kind of dr can I see for thi?
Envision Ur Recovery: Ideally, treatment would include careful medical ; mental health assessment, followed by individualized treatment involving medical ; nutritional support, plus long-term individual ; family psychotherapy. From mental health perspective, conditions like depression ; anxiety would be treated ; treatment might include meds. Hardest thing = finding ; sustaining motivation 2recover. Http//www.anad.org. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the reason: Gardenia cambogia so called health supplement supod to supress appetite fruit concentrate containing 50 per cent hydroxy ciitric acid , chromium you already has gastric by pass has small pouch this kind of medication can erode the stomach and cause complications, please speak to your doctor before taking any non rx medications, the only one who benefits are the one selling them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been prescribed 5 mg and then increased to 10 mg ambien. It keeps me awake if not, only allowing me 1 to 3 hours sleep then awake. can this be from gastric bypass or need 15 ambien or a better med?Taking 200 zoloft and 60 latuda q day.
Potential risks: Gastric bypass is a major surgery - never to be approached casually. As with any major surgery, there exist complications - even the possibility of dying! on the other hand, when a person has multiple "co-morbidities" of obesity (diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, etc.), the benefits may outweigh the risks. Talk to your doctor, your family, and yourself as you make this important choice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No one must.: It may be advised for difficult obesity situations, and of course, beneficial for some patients; but they should have appropriate treatment with conservative methods, ie eating management and exercise; also drug management; before they proceed with surgical intervention. I have had a few patients lose and maintain a weight a weight loss of of over 100 lbs without surgical intervention. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I used to eat roux and had gastric bypass 8 years ago. I lost 120 lbs in a year. In the succeeding years, I have gained back 45 lbs. What should I do?
Regain weight bypass: There are many reasons why you may have regained weight. It can be your habits like eating too much, poor food choices, not enough exercise, etc., or it can be an anatomical problem with a stretched pouch, a dilated anastomosis, a gastro-gastric fistula, or some combination of all of these. You need to see a bariatric surgeon that specializes in revisions and get an UGI and egd. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Center of Excellence: Hi, please research the facility you wish to consult for bariatric surgery.One of the cedentials is "the center of excellence" although that is not absolute credential ask friends who have had the procedure donethe more the procedures reflects a level of experience.True that doing many procedures might produce more complications-but it can also mean that they are capable of handling complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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