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Mental health conditions common before bariatric surgery

Depression and binge-eating disorder are more prevalent among patients seeking or undergoing bariatric surgery, but the rate and severity of depression fall after the operation. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Bariatric surgery can increase tendency to self-harm

Research has found that bariatric surgery can increase the likelihood of self-harm and suicide in some morbidly obese patients, suggesting a need to review counseling procedures. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Bariatric Surgery for Women Can Improve Sex Life

Bariatric Surgery for Women Can Improve Sex Life

A new report finds that bariatric surgery for weight lossĀ appears to significantly improve sex hormones, sexual function and quality of life over two years following the surgery. The study is the first to look extensively at sexual function in women who underwent a bariatric procedure. Women reporting the poorest quality of sexual function prior to […]

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