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March 23, 2007

Weight Loss Surgery Risk: Brain Damage

Although the benefit of having Gastric Bypass surgery overshadows all the risks in the short and long term, you always have to be aware of possible dangers before you go under the knife. Don’t be alarmed, but be aware of it. After weight loss surgery, some patients risk brain damage from vitamin B-1 deficiency, researchers report. (Read Here)


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I am 4 1/2 yrs post op from gastric bypass; I struggle every day to take my gummy vitamins. I have struggled all of this time with nausea. What is the percentage of people that end up with Brain Damage?

sudden memory loss

Any surgery has the potential of been dangerous, but never imagined that weight loss surgery can affect the brain. Thanks for sharing.

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