Dr. Bill Rice, DC, LAc, FACCN, DCBCN, Wholistic Practitioner and Medical Director at Wholistic Health Center in West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Rice has a diplomate from the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists and the American Clinical Board of Nutrition. He holds Chiropractic and Nutrition licenses in New York, California and Florida and an acupuncture license in Florida. Dr. Rice has appeared on local TV and radio programs, been published in Nutritional Perspectives, North Shore Today and Elite Magazine.
Certain vitamins and nutrients play an important role in the body’s healing process. When you’re undergoing plastic or cosmetic surgery, you will need to make some lifestyle changes to help your body and skin tissues heal as quickly as possible, and you may benefit from taking vitamin and nutritional supplements. Many plastic surgeons recommend a supplement program before and after surgery so that your body can perform all of its essential functions and repair itself naturally.
Many surgeons also offer nutritional therapy or a supplement program for their patients before and after their procedure. Supplements may be necessary up to four weeks before surgery so that the body is well-prepared for the healing process. Plastic Surgery Practice explains that water-soluble vitamins, fat-soluble vitamins and several nutrients such as alpha-lipoic acid and coenzyme play an important role in the nutritional health and the outcomes of the surgery. (PlasticSurgeryPractice.com)
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