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supplements needed after tt

  • spinmama
  • 3 years ago

Just wondering if someone can list all the supplement you'd suggest for healing, scar etc. after surgery. I know there are bits and pieces of peoples suggestions here and there, but can't find them now. Also, do you recommend MOM over colace? I dont want diarreha or stomach cramps whats best?

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I took arnica montana 2wks before TT. now 4wks post op amd am taking arnica montana,bromelain,multivitamin,fish oil, and started using a gel strip for my scar. Had no bruising but some sweliing. I got these at makemeheal.com.
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what did you use for scar therapy? and did it work?
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How did the gel strip work for you?
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Hi M41,

I was surfing all through Make Me Heal and found a ton of info & products especially for pre & post surgical needs. I started taking Arnica Montana & Bromelain more than a month prior to my surgery; both are excellent for fighting bruising & swelling. I had minimal bruising and nearly NO swelling all. None! Still taking my post surgical vitamin blend too. Prob can find similar products on Amazon but Makemeheal made it easy for me. Take care!

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Barbie892 where did you get the vitamins for the swelling and does it help
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Amazon also sells the kits, or each one individually.
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Hi Spin,

I found a fabulous website called Makemeheal. They have plastic surgery supplements and vitamin kits especially for post-surgery.

The one I purchased and am still taking contains Arnica Montana and Bromelain; the two items that help with swelling and bruising. My doctor recommended them. And they really do work.

You can purchase pre-surgery kits and post-surgery supplement/vitamin kits.

Great website!

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how early did you start them? both are to be started pre op?
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Hi sexy momma, for my tummy tuck and just recently my lower face lift, I started my supplements 2 weeks prior to my surgery dates. I also take Arnica Montana on a regular basis because of its preventative healing ability.
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Which supplements did yiu take? I am taking vit c 1000 mg twice a day with iorn. Anything else?
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Hi Spin,

I take Vitamin C and a  Super B complex on a daily basis.  

Also the MOM will not give you cramping. 
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Hi Kim,
just checking in. What should I start taking when? I cant get past the pain so feel all my research is out the door. I cant remember what to take and when?? Im afraid to eat cause everything gives me bad heartburn. My hands, face, and feet are still real swollen. Only day 3 and Im ready for this to be over
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Just catching up on a few posts while I wait in the airport terminal....have you ever noticed all the interesting people in an airport..LOL   This is some good comedy here today.

Oh the heartburn!!  Eat small amounts, try some cimetadine.  That works well.
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