Starvation Before Surgery: How Fasting-From-Midnight Can Slow Your Recovery

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Starvation Before Surgery: How Fasting-From-Midnight Can Slow Your Recovery At ClearFast, we’re all about empowering patients with the knowledge they need to have the best surgery experience possible—and, if you’ve been following along on our blog, you probably know that a big part of a successful surgery experience lies in avoiding starvation before surgery. Today, then, we’re diving into what happens …

Pro Tips for Getting Through Colonoscopy Prep: Minimizing Discomfort in the Dreaded Prep Process

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Pro Tips for Getting Through Colonoscopy Prep: Minimizing Discomfort in the Dreaded Prep Process Though there are approximately 15 million colonoscopies performed in the U.S. each year (whoa!), getting through colonoscopy prep isn’t exactly a breeze. With a large volume of a foul-tasting prep liquid to consume, a clear-liquid diet you have to stick to, and—yes—the uncomfortable reality of clearing …

Dehydration Before Surgery: How it Affects You and How to Avoid It

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Dehydration Before Surgery: How it Affects You and How to Avoid It When it comes to staying hydrated, the general population isn’t exactly knocking it out of the park. In fact, according to MedicalDaily.com, 75% of Americans may be chronically dehydrated (someone pass the water!). Though it’s a state three-quarters of us are in at any given time, being dehydrated …

The Answer is Clear: Addressing Misconceptions Around Presurgery Drinks

The Answer is Clear: Addressing Misconceptions Around Presurgery Drinks For decades, patients have been told to fast before surgery. So, when people first hear about presurgery drinks, it’s natural for them to say “Hey, wait—you’re just trying to sell us something we don’t need! And besides, that’s going against doctor’s orders.” But the truth is, despite some misconceptions swirling around …

ClearFast Ingredients 101: The Nutrients & Minerals in our Presurgery Drink that Make for Faster Healing

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ClearFast Ingredients 101: The Nutrients & Minerals in our Presurgery Drink that Make for Faster Healing We often get asked what makes our presurgery drink different from (and more effective than) sports drinks or water when it comes to safer surgeries and enhanced recovery after surgery—and the answer lies in ClearFast ingredients. Rich in a number of powerful minerals and …

Electrolytes for Hydration and Healing: What They Are & Why You Need Them

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Electrolytes for Hydration and Healing: What They Are & Why You Need Them Ah, electrolytes—we know they’re good, and we know we need them…but what exactly are they? And, more importantly, what’s the deal with the importance of electrolytes for hydration and healing? If you find yourself wondering why in the world you hear so much talk about the power …

The Ultimate Life Hack for Quick Healing: Using ClearFast For a Fast Surgery Recovery

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The Ultimate Life Hack for Quick Healing: Using ClearFast For a Fast Surgery Recovery When it comes to going under anesthesia, we all want the same thing: a successful procedure and a fast surgery recovery. As much as we love a great hospital bed (hint: not at all), we have to admit there’s nothing better than getting home and starting …

Surgery With ClearFast and Without: The Difference is Clear

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Surgery With ClearFast and Without: The Difference is Clear When it comes to undergoing surgery with ClearFast, there are endless benefits we could tell you about for both your presurgery experience and your recovery…but perhaps the best way to gain a comprehensive understanding of ClearFast’s benefits is to compare what surgery is like with ClearFast versus what it’s like without …

10 Mistakes You’re Making When Preparing for Surgery

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10 Mistakes You’re Making When Preparing for Surgery When it comes to preparing for surgery, there’s so much to consider. From transportation plans to remembering to pick-up those all-important prescriptions, there are countless different tasks you can easily forget to take care of ahead of time—especially when you’re anxious and overwhelmed about going under anesthesia. To help you on your …