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Should I push myself to walk and do more 6 weeks after hysterectomy surgery? From Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)

I am 65 yrs old, had the full laparoscopic hysterectomy along with a rectal seal and repair on my bladder. It has been almost 6 weeks and all I want to do is lay around. When I do get out and do things, I can get tired very quickly. Should I make myself get out and walk more, or allow myself to just...

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Pre op Hysterectomy Featured Article Loss of Appetite after Hysterectomy Hysterectomy Recovery Articles

Many woman find they have no appetite in the first days and weeks following their hysterectomy. The stress surrounding surgery, new medications, blood sugar issues, and anesthesia can all contribute to the loss of appetite. Because calories and good nutrition are important for recovery, it is crit(..More)
Pre op Hysterectomy Featured Article Anesthesia | Spinal vs. Epidural Preparing for Hysterectomy Articles

Both spinal and epidural are types of regional anesthesia that can be used during gynecologic surgeries such as a hysterectomy. For hysterectomy, they both involve injections into the lower back to numb the abdominal and pelvic regions for surgery. For a spinal, the medications will be injected (..More)

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July 1, 2014 Since 2003, HysterSisters.com has invited its members to participate in a member survey about their hysterectomy experience. To date, about 170,000 women (all members of HysterSisters.com) have voluntarily participated in the survey, providing us with a wealth of information about hys(..More)
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There are two BRCA (Breast Cancer) genes–BRCA 1 and BRCA 2. Both are tumor suppressor genes which produce a protein that helps prevent cells from multiplying and diving too rapidly. They are also involved with repairing damaged DNA in cells. When a mutation in these genes occur, they can wor(..More)

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