Bariatric surgery may increase risk for mania symptoms (i.e., feeling very happy or elated, talking quickly, feeling self-important, and feeling full of great new ideas and having important plans) after surgery. Effective treatment is available, but the awareness needs to be understood to evaluate post-surgery.
- Monitor your psychological symptoms after surgery.
- If you notice any major changes that are out of the ordinary for you, contact your doctor to discuss changes.
- Reach out to your doctor if you have any changes in mood or thoughts.
- Maintain a support system with family and friends.
- Continue to be physically active for both psychical and mental benefits.
Generally, manic episode is usually precipitated by underlying stressors and psychosocial problems.
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