Jesse Jackson Jr. Bypass Likely Unrelated to Bipolar Disorder

Illinois Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who is undergoing treatment for bipolar II depression, may have had struggled with mood issues even before 2004 gastric bypass surgery, according to medical experts. But they dismissed speculation that the common procedure for weight loss could have played a role in his diagnosis. Rather, they say that it is more likely the procedure might have exacerbated depressive thoughts that were already in place. Neither doctor, one a gastric bypass...Full Story
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