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Experiencing surgical menopause. I am 3 weeks post op and beginning to experience insomnia. I have already been experiencing hot flashes, anxiety, and night sweats. I am currently taking Estroven plant based estrogen. When is it necessary to see a doctor about my symptoms? Should I just ride th...
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What is HIPAA?
HIPAA is the acronym for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. This act protects several of your rights as a patient:
The right to a copy of your medical records (in most cases within 30 days)
The right to request a correction of any wrong, missing, or i(..More)
Hysterectomy Recovery Articles
The simple answer is yes, it's normal. Many women express their frustration with inexplicable mood swings after their hysterectomy. As for the cause of such mood swings, there are several different possibilities.
First of all, the combination of medication, anesthesia, a lack of sleep, and other(..More)
There are several treatment options for endometriosis, but to date there really is not a definite permanent solution though excision of the implants can offer the most optimal results.
The key for successfully treating endometriosis is the skillful recognition and excision of the existing implant(..More)
Pelvic Floor Health Articles
After a hysterectomy, it seems you discover one new symptom after another. Some you expected – like fatigue, discomfort, and bowel issues – but others were unexpected. For instance, no one told you that you’d pass air through your vagina or feel air bubbles while urinating.
In most cases, vagin(..More)
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Posted by Lscheid718 on Mon 20:39 in Post Hysterectomy
I am one week post op as of tomorrow. The last two nights I started getting body aches an...
Posted by Vickpo on Mon 20:03 in Post Hysterectomy
Hi, I have been dealing with lack of control over my bowels has anyone else dealt with thi...
Posted by Robertam on Mon 19:25 in Post Hysterectomy
I am feeling discouraged tonight. I am 3 months post hysterectomy. I still have my ovaries...
Posted by Peri2000 on Mon 16:23 in Pre Hysterectomy
Here we go ... exactly One week from now I will be in the hospital having all my insides r...
Posted by DianLG on Mon 14:22 in Post Hysterectomy
It has been 2 weeks today since my hysterectomy. It was supposed to be lapa...
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