Tag Archives: mental health

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 […]

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 […]