Transcript for Substance Abuse After Weight Loss Surgery
In general when patients have weight loss surgery. They eight may be an increased risk for developing problems with other compulsive behaviors. Whether that is. Smoking or alcohol. Shopping any kind of compulsive behavior. However when we look acts studies that seems to me yet a small minority of patients who truly. Developed that problem what's more important I think globally is to prepare patients before surgery. For a new ways to cope with stress new ways to. Be entertain new ways to celebrate new ways to. Spend their social time and for some folks that might involve. Falling into some unhealthy habits part of what we try to do is make sure that those new behaviors that they engaged in our positive.
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