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I had a hysterectomy on the 2nd, (17 days ago) and I have to go back to teaching on Tuesday. I'm trying to be as well as possible before I go back and I can't comprehend cancelling the first days of class. How do I know if I'm working too much (i.e. I just did some dishes) or sitting too much, not ...
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Most medical professionals recommend avoiding alcohol for at least 24 hours prior to surgery. Due to recent research, some physicians suggest minimizing alcohol consumption in the weeks leading up to surgery. In fact, one study says that giving up alcohol starting 3–8 weeks before surgery will(..More)
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What is HIPAA? How does it affect me?
HIPAA is the acronym for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. This act protects several of your rights as a patient.
Your rights are listed on the "Notice of Privacy Practices" that is usually in the pile of paperwork you get(..More)
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Frequent urination can be disruptive and embarrassing. It affects your quality of life, disrupts your sleep, and puts a damper on sexual relations. No matter where you are or what you are doing, needing to rush to the bathroom several times a day is a nuisance.
The first step to treating frequen(..More)
Do you remember the class skeleton in biology class? Remember how her bones were so hard and strong? She obviously wasn’t in menopause and was probably about 30 years old.
Throughout your life, the bones in your body are constantly regenerating and being replaced by new growth. Your bones grow (..More)
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Posted by Hay on Sun 16:05 in Post Hysterectomy
Hi ladies, I had my op on Tuesday, when the surgeons went in it got really complicated. My...
Posted by meghshh on Sun 14:09 in Pre Hysterectomy
I'm getting ready for my hysterectomy on 9/20. I'm nervous and excited and...
Posted by Lee 1 on Sun 13:46 in Post Hysterectomy
On day 22 from hysterectomy total, having challenges with staying asleep at nig...
Posted by Zoejen on Sun 12:28 in Post Hysterectomy
Just wondered if any of you ladies have experienced pain while bending over months after y...
Posted by fibroidpain on Sun 10:03 in Pre Hysterectomy
My surgery is tomorrow 8/29. My period has decided to wreak one last havoc upon me. I st...
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