Why does facial and nasal pressure happen with lifting weight and strenous activities after rhinoplasty?

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Recovering from rhinoplasty and avoiding heavy lifting and strenuous activity

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Recovering from rhinoplasty is a healing process. Part of that process is avoiding heavy lifting and strenuous activity while the nose heals. 

At high levels of activity, you have the potential to increase your heart rate and blood pressure to your entire body, including your face and nose. Healing blood vessels exposed to higher pressures may open and cause bleeding. The chances are low, but it is better to avoid the risk and have a problem free recovery. 

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