After receiving weight loss surgery, participants showed significant improvement in anxiety, depression, and binge eating in the following twenty-three months; however, anxiety, depression, and binge eating were found to worsen after twenty-three months post weight loss surgery.
- After surgery, continue utilizing resources to increase the benefits that you had directly after surgery.
- Consult mental health resources based on the difficulties that you might be experiencing.
- Continue to follow nutritional and physical recommendations.
- Continue to be active.
- Remember that you are continuing a journey each and every day.
It is important to consider the need for continued treatment, since obesity is a chronic disease, it requires multidisciplinary and long-term treatment, even for surgical cases.
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