Dr. Misra talks about some of the most prominent side effects from bariatric surgery such as the dumping syndrome. Hair loss is a big one for women. As she say’s “hair grows in phases and what happens is your body kind of realizes that the other organs are very important. You've suddenly lost 50 pounds; it doesn't totally understand why. For some people it's pretty significant. Over time, though, it typically does come back.” She also discusses how female hormones are dramatically impacted by extreme weight loss and why it is important for women even if they’re close to menopause need to go on birth control for up to two years after surgery.