Supplements for surgical recovery, as included in Prism Integrative Acupuncture's post-surgical recovery toolkit
Prism Blog, Self Care for Trans Health, Surgical Recovery & Scars

Best Supplements and Herbs for Surgical Recovery

What Herbs and Supplements Help with Gender Affirming Surgery Preparation and Healing? When preparing for your gender-affirming surgery, there are many natural remedies and supplements to speed healing and make your recovery more comfortable. Knowing what to take, and when to take it is important. Always check with your doctor and/or surgeon before taking any … Continue reading

Prism Blog, Self Care for Trans Health, Surgical Recovery & Scars

Can You Exercise After Gender Affirming Surgeries?

Today, we’re breaking down what types of exercise you can incorporate into your recovery routine and how they can help your body feel its best after gender affirming surgery.

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Endometriosis, LGBT Inclusion For Providers, Menopause and Andropause, Prism Blog, Self Care for Trans Health, Surgical Recovery & Scars

Treating Post-Surgical Constipation

photo credit: Practical Cures on flickr CC Constipation is extremely common post-surgery, especially in combination with constipating pain killers, less physical activity, and irregular fluid and food intake. Often a bowel movement is required before a hospital will let a patient go home, so encouraging this process is especially beneficial to get you home sooner. … Continue reading