An Addictive Personality

In Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A, it has recently been brought to the attention of medical professions that up to 17% of people who have the Roux En Y Gastric Bypass surgery can eventually become alcohol dependant approximately two years after surgery. This is almost 10% higher than what is seen in the general population.

Now I am unable to define if this is just the bypass patients or if it is all weight loss surgery patients but from what I can tell it is approximately 70% of the affected sufferers had a Roux En Y, 25% had a Laparoscopic Band and the other 5% had either a Vertical Gastric Sleeve (like myself) or a Duodenal Switch (a very uncommon procedure performed on the super morbidly obese)

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