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Ways to Speed Up Recovery After Surgery

7. Use Supplements

While a healthy post-op diet is important as we mentioned earlier, you can actually begin fortifying your system with vitamins before the procedure, according to MediCorx.com. “Beginning proper supplementation prior to surgery can also enhance the effects of a speedy recovery, although continuing the regimen post op is also important,” it notes.

While extra doses of Vitamin C and E can be helpful (talk to your doctor or pharmacist about recommended dosage), it also lists Bromelain – which is a strong enzyme that aids in breaking down proteins, your body’s building blocks. It also has anti-inflammatory effects without the blood-thinning properties of some medications (NSAIDS), it explains.

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