Resuming Activities

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Resuming activities after Kidney Transplant

After transplantation patients recover fully, return to work, and resume a normal, active life. However, it is important to understand that prevention of any illness is a key to healthy life in a kidney transplant patient. Hence, to optimize your recovery and lifestyle after transplant, we encourage you to consider all aspects of your life.

  • Exercise
  • Stop smoking
  • Skin care
  • Hair care
  • Increased hair growth
  • Dental care
  • Going out in sun
  • Sexual activity
  • Pregnancy
  • Birth control
  • Immunizations
  • Traveling
  • Resuming work
  • Driving
  • Swimming
  • Gardening
  • Household cleaning
  • Keeping pets at home

Despite the potential problems that can affect someone living with a kidney transplant, most of the patients return to a normal lifestyle. They can work, have a family, raise children, play a useful role in the community and enjoy recreation