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From No Ovaries - No Hormones - Managing Menopause
I had a hysterectomy at age 39 ovaries and all. Within a year in full blown menopause. MY husband decided he did not want sex anymore, he was going through a depression from something in his life. So I went the next12 years with sex only twice. I am divorce now and a in a relationship. I thought I w...
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Good body mechanics are important in every day life, but more so following surgery. During your recovery, you may find you will have to use your body differently to protect its tender, healing areas. If you aren’t careful in your efforts, you can strain other areas that aren't used to be being use(..More)
Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles
I have read about women having an appendectomy during their hysterectomy. Should I have an elective appendectomy when I have my hysterectomy?
There are a lot of variables to consider when deciding to have any elective surgery. In the case of an elective appendectomy during a gynecological surger(..More)
Treatment Alternatives Articles
If you are contemplating a hysterectomy to manage a gynecologic condition or symptoms, it is important that you take some time to weigh your options and get a second opinion before making any final decisions. Today, there are a wide variety of minimally invasive treatment options available for a wi(..More)
Pelvic Floor Health Articles
Constipation can be a risk factor for pelvic organ prolapse. It can occur for a number of reasons including inadequate water intake, not enough fiber, and inactivity. Stress, depression, and several other health issues can also cause constipation. Medications and supplements used following a surg(..More)
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Posted by Bewitched54 on Mon 20:46 in Pre Hysterectomy
Newbie here, surgery June 25. Lap sacrocolopexy /anterior/posterior repair.waited 6month...
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My doctor told me after surgery that he had never seen internal bruising on the lower spin...
Posted by JenMarquis76 on Mon 19:15 in Pre Hysterectomy
Hi! Ok...I'm excited and nervous about my upcoming total hysterectomy. It's suppose to be ...
Posted by Shelley707 on Mon 19:13 in Post Hysterectomy
I am Day 5 of post op and today I got toe cramps. Is this normal? I woke up this morning...
Posted by BNewman on Mon 18:19 in Pre Hysterectomy
has anyone had a successful total hysterectomy with ovary removal laparoscopically after h...
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