7 Reasons You Are Tired After Surgery Center

Postsurgical fatigue is normal and is due to a variety of factors. Depression, stress, and anxiety may produce fatigue. Sleep deficits, certain medications, anemia, blood loss, fasting, and loss of electrolytes and minerals associated with surgery can also produce fatigue. Exercise, physical exertion, aging, and the overall health status of a patient are additional factors that play a role in postsurgical fatigue. Read more: 7 Reasons You Are Tired After Surgery Article

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/2/2018

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