Weight Loss Surgery Linked to Severe Headaches

October 22, 2014 9:36 PM

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Weight Loss Surgery Linked to Severe Headaches

Weight loss surgery could lead to severe headaches, according to a new study.

Researchers analyzed the link between gastric bypass surgery (gastric banding surgery) and spontaneous intracranial hypotension, which can trigger sudden headaches when standing. The condition is caused by low pressure of the spinal fluid, which can leak from the spinal canal. Some side effects asso...

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