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Hysterectomy support from HysterSisters - diagnosis to surgery through recovery and beyond. Covering: pre-op, post-op, gynecologic treatment options, surgical procedures, fibroids, endometriosis, menopause, hormonal issues, pelvic floor, GYN cancer, oophorectomy, sexual dysfunction, and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after hysterectomy - the surgical removal of the uterus.
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Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles
There are countless things that can be done to prepare, but here is a list the HysterSisters have compiled to send you in the right direction.
Arrange the furniture in your bedroom or other recovery room to make things as easy as possible. For example, move the clock so it's easy to see, move (..More)
Fitness and Wellness Articles
Now that your hysterectomy is behind you and your recovery is over, you can take the opportunity to become healthier for this next stage of life. One of the ways you can improve your health is to make healthier choices when it comes to your diet.
Rather than follow crash diets, eliminate food grou(..More)
Are your daily activities are interrupted by crashing fatigue? Has sleep has become your newest hobby, or your bed has become your favorite vacation spot? Studies show a strong connection between menopause and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). According to HealthDay News, women are two to four times m(..More)
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Posted by windchime10 on Tue 20:19 in Post Hysterectomy
The numb tummy bulge area above my incision has become really sensitive to my waistbands s...
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Hello ladies. :new: This is my first time posting here, and I have to say I am glad I foun...
Posted by FrederickFarm on Tue 18:49 in Post Hysterectomy
I have my first post op appt in the morning.. Pain meds are helping and motrin is my best ...
Posted by SMT88 on Tue 18:41 in Post Hysterectomy
Today I am one week post-op from a TAH. Yesterday I got my staples removed. Incision looke...
Posted by jdox0776 on Tue 17:36 in Post Hysterectomy
I had a laparscopic assisted TVH with cystocele repair. Scar tssue complicated matters si...
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