Category: Mental Health

Ten Ways to Beat Boredom After Surgery

Ten Ways to Beat Boredom After Surgery

Nowadays, we all lead busy lives, juggling careers, family, friendships, and so much more! If you’re used to a hectic schedule, then the thought of taking time off to recover after surgery might not sound so bad. Cozying up on the couch with nothing but Netflix on the agenda? Sign us up! While a little […]

Post-Op Delirium: What It Is, Who’s At Risk & What You Can Do About It

Post-Op Delirium: What It Is, Who’s At Risk & What You Can Do About It

If you’re tasked with caring for an elderly patient or loved one during their surgery and recovery experience, there are a number of things to plan for and consider—and post-op delirium might just be toward the top of that long list. Today, then, we’re breaking down all you need to know about this common post-op […]

Acupuncture and Surgery: Can It Help You?

Acupuncture and Surgery: Can It Help You?

When it comes to surgery, you’re immediately promoted to ‘manager’: you’ll likely have to manage pain, mobility limitations, digestive issues, poor sleep, inflammation, and other unfortunate side effects. Not exactly the “promotion” you were looking for? We don’t blame you. Your physician will be your “assistant manager,” providing you with the medical support you need […]

CBD for Anxiety:  Is The Popular Compound a Viable Treatment for Pre-Surgery Nerves?

CBD for Anxiety: Is The Popular Compound a Viable Treatment for Pre-Surgery Nerves?

If you’re getting ready to go under the knife, you might find yourself a little (or more than a little)  anxious. After all, fear of the unknown—especially when that unknown involves being unconscious—is extremely common and completely valid. So what, exactly, can you do to help calm the uneasiness you’re feeling as your procedure approaches? […]