Dolls who have just undergone surgery commonly complain of sleep disturbances and nighttime restlessness. Whether you just had a tummy tuck, a fat grafting, or just lipo— finding a good sleeping position at night is rough. As your your circulation slows in the evening hours— you start to wind down and so does your metabolism and energy flows— pressure builds in your tissues. This may increase headaches and overall discomfort.
Not to mention, you may not be in your normal place of refuge to recharge. Recovery houses are full of different personalities and energies, hotel beds are hit or miss, hospitals can be noisy and full of bright lights— all of which can make it hard to fall asleep and stay asleep. Inflammation, lingering pain, and medications used during and after a procedure can also disrupt sleep, even once a person is at home.
But quality sleep is crucial to recovery following a surgical procedure.
Here’s 4 tips to get better sleep at night while you heal from surgery:
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About the author
International massage therapist who’s career has evolved from sports massage, to oncology massage, to leading the industry in postOperative care and body contouring, specifically pertaining to plastic surgery. Tai is the owner of Taime out Massage Studios and a Tributo partner.