How long after after heart bypass surgery can you fly?

2-6 weeks. If you're recovering well, 2 weeks would be early but possible. 6 weeks would be entirely reasonable.

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How long on average does it take to do a heart bypass surgery?

About 4 hours. Well it depends on exactly what type of surgery. Also it depends on whether there are any complicating problems that might occur during the surgery. It also depends on how fast the surgeon is. The result is more important than how long it takes, so if it takes longer, the patient may do fine. I sometimes ask how long does it take you to drive home or bake a cake. It might vary from day to day. Read more...
2-4 hours. It depends : first operation how many blockages which grafts(?Artery or vein) experience of surgeon and team other risk factors plavix or other causes of bleeding heart function obesity combined surgery. Read more...

Can the person who went through heart bypass surgery live a really long life?

Probably. Depends on the overall heart function and severity of disease. In general patients do very well if they follow their treatment plan, stop smoking, control blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes. Each case is different however. Read more...

Is it possible for a person who went through heart bypass surgery to live long life?

Yes. Yes, my father in law had bypass surgery more than 20years ago and he is now 88 years old and still going strong. Read more...
Yes. In addition to surgery, adoption of a helthier lifestyle helps. Some people live twenty or more years. Many do not, but keep in mind most heart surgery occurs in a patients eighth decade of life. The pre-existing severity of disease or heart damage plays a role in long term outcome also. Read more...
Yes. For some people, having heart surgery is the best strategy for them to live a long life. A lot of factors go into how long you live after bypass surgery, but there are plenty of people walking around 20 years later. One key is to remain active and control things like smoking, blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol. Read more...

When does the pain stop after heart bypass surgery?

Immediately. If the bypass is successful, the pain should no longer be present after the surgery. However, the incision itself will be painful for a while, but that should be a differnt type of pain. Read more...
Blood flow. Why is:the pain is due to poor circulation to, the heart muscle causing angina pectoris or heart attack. Bypass brings blood past the blockages and feeds the heart muscle cells wen after surgery is within 2 months in general but faster fir some. Read more...

What should I eat and what not to eat after heart bypass surgery?

In moderation. The answer is everything in moderation. The american heart association and butter busters are reasonable places to start. Watch the salt (adjust to the natural taste of things), minimize the fats, if not off limits a bit of red wine is good, all combined with graduated exercise. For more detail, ask your doctor about a nutritionist or for additional materials he/she may have prepared. Read more...