It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Weight Loss / Surgical Message Board

  • Lap band surgery and personality changes

  • Post New Thread   Reply Reply
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 12-28-2014, 07:07 PM   #1
    Alfee
    Newbie
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Dec 2014
    Location: Abington, PA
    Posts: 1
    Alfee HB User
    Lap band surgery and personality changes

    Hi,
    My daughter who is almost 50, had lap band surgery about 2 years ago. I have really seen a change in her personality. She seems extremely secretive and very touchie with her almost grown children and husband. I've heard that she gets extremely angry. has thrown up often after not sticking to her diet and has started drinking. I enjoyed reading Shari's explanation about her surgery because although my daughter doesn't have as many challenges as she does, but many of the experiences are still the same.and she wouldn't recommend it--the surgery/ My daughter stated that because she was on diabetes medication, it caused her to eat constantly. Before surgery, she was almost 300 pounds and according to her doctor, that lap band surgery was her only alternative for living. She is no longer on high blood pressure nor diabetic meds, and is down to about 180 pounds, but the personality change is not good.

     
    Reply With Quote
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Old 08-06-2016, 05:01 PM   #2
    vegasac
    Junior Member
    (male)
     
    Join Date: Aug 2016
    Location: Las Vegas, NV
    Posts: 11
    vegasac HB User
    Re: Lap band surgery and personality changes

    Before and after my weight loss surgery, therapy was a requirment. I had a DS surgery so it was a lot more extreme in nature but with any major weight loss, there is going to be personality changes, some of them not for the best. I went into major depression, became suicidal, deal with severe alcoholism, the list goes on and on, that was even with a team of doctors, a full network of support and all the help in the world. It's not an easy transition, your life changes in what seems like overnight. I would definitely recommend therapy because the changes you are seeing are only on the surface, what's going on behind the scenes could be much worse. Best of luck!

     
    Reply With Quote
    Reply Reply




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:53 AM.





    2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!