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Depression post whipple was posted 01/01/2007 12:26 am by Anonymous
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It's too soon for formal physical therapy. It's very frustrating, but he will recover. He needs to get more nutrition in him, and he will slowly recover and gain weight.

He NEEDS TO WALK around. That's the best therapy for this point.

Having a whipple CAN and OFTEN causes depression. Talk to his primary care doc about prescribing Zoloft. The depression is caused by the chemical changes in his body.

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