Every patient is different; therefore a doctor’s advice is extremely important for recovery. It can take up to three months for some people to regain full strength and return to their normal activities. Heart surgery can be physically and emotionally draining, so you will need to give yourself time to recover. It is not unusual to feel frightened or anxious about leaving hospital, however, your doctor and nurses will not let you return home until they feel you are absolutely ready. The following information will guide you through your recovery process at home.
On average, one drink per day for women and two drinks per day for men. (A drink is 355ml (12 oz.) of beer, 118 ml (4 oz.) of wine, 44 ml (1.5 oz.) of 80-proof spirits, or 29 ml (1 oz.) of 100-proof spirits.)
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