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Heart Surgery

Alcohol & Heart Surgery
Understand how alcohol can affect your surgery and recovery time.
Pain Control & Heart Surgery
Learn more about pain management techniques and get tips for coping at home.
Sleep After Heart Surgery
Your surgery can affect your sleep; find out how to get a good night's sleep.
Diet & Activity
Resources and answers to frequently asked questions on diet and activity when recovering from heart surgery.
Incision Care
It's important to care for your surgical incision properly; watch our video and learn how.
Fluid Control After Heart Surgery
Manage your fluid retention and hear our experts offer advice on shedding the excess.
Respiratory
Watch our videos on the importance of keeping your airways clear while recovering.
Emotions & Mental Functioning
Resources and information on your emotions and mental functioning after heart surgery.
Follow Up Care & Resources
Follow up care and resources to make sure you receive the best possible care to meet your individual needs.

Reviewed: 02/15

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