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Stress and Surgery:  How Psychological Stress Affects Your Ability to Heal

Stress and Surgery: How Psychological Stress Affects Your Ability to Heal

There’s no doubt about it—we’re living in incredibly stressful times. From a global pandemic to the overwhelming idea of not knowing what our collective future might have in store, there are endless reasons to stress, sweat, and—if we’re being honest—shed some tears lately. If you’re getting ready to undergo a procedure during COVID-19, that stress […]

Less Pain, Faster Recovery, Fewer Scars: Are You Eligible For This Surgery Type?

Less Pain, Faster Recovery, Fewer Scars: Are You Eligible For This Surgery Type?

At Mend Well, we’re all about empowering you to take control of your surgery experience—and that often starts by arming yourself with knowledge and making sense of medical jargon. You may have heard doctors or surgeons use the term “laparoscopic surgery”—but what does it mean and is it the right approach for your procedure? Today, […]

Intubation At-A-Glance:  What It Is, Why It’s Necessary & What to Expect

Intubation At-A-Glance: What It Is, Why It’s Necessary & What to Expect

From “asymptomatic” to “ventilators”, COVID-19 has brought some new words into the daily vocabulary of Americans everywhere. One of the most common new additions to our lexicon? Intubation. Today, then, we wanted to offer up everything patients need to know about intubation—including what it is, why it might be necessary, and what you can expect […]