HysterSisters Articles for Hysterectomy Patients
GYN Patient Support Resources
HysterSisters.com is a patient to patient support site for women. The articles found within the HysterSisters article database are full of grreat information, written by the staff of HysterSisters, provided for the patient and monitored and approved by the medical advisory team of HysterSisters.com.
Information, resources and helpful tips based on your hysterectomy timeline. This unique feature of the HysterSisters website is the "best of the best".
Articles and resource information for options and alternatives to the hysterectomy: Fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse, abnormal uterine bleeding, painful pelvic area and more.
Articles and resource information for options as you make your decisions about hysterectomy. Types of hysterectomy: Vaginal, abdominal, laparoscopic, daVinci? Remove ovaries? Remove cervix?
Newly diagnosed with a GYN medical condition that may lead to a hysterectomy? Learn about your diagnosis: Fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse, abnormal uterine bleeding, painful pelvic area and more.
Excellent articles for your pre-op preparation and plans: Questions to ask your doctor, herbs not to take pre-op, planning for your surgery, what to take to the hospital, and more.
Excellent articles for your post-op experience of recovery: What is allowed and not allowed, feeling lousy, fifteen things we have learned, exercises, pain post-op, surgery report and more.
Menopause information to help de-fog the hormone confusion with specific information for oopherectomy (ovary removal): Estrogen choices, breast cancer and HRT, how to tell if your ovaries are working, and more.
Information articles and resources for managing your diagnosis of endometriosis.
Information articles and resources for managing your diagnosis of uterine fibroids.
Information articles and resources for understanding your genetics risks for BRCA, Lynch Syndrome, DES daughters and more.
Post-hysterectomy articles and resources for Intimacy Issues including Female Sexual Dysfunction: What is FSD, how to talk to your doctor, pain during intercourse and more.
GYN Cancer articles for helpful tips, information and encouragement: Ovarian Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Vaginal Cancer.
Post-hysterectomy fitness and wellness concerns. Weight loss, body chemistry, exercise, eating right, motivation, osteoporosis, making a plan, drinking water, and more.
Post-hysterectomy pelvic floor information and help for alternative treatments and surgery options for bladder prolapse, vaginal prolapse, posterior prolapse.
Grieving for the loss of childbearing ability is very common after a hysterectomy, even for those who never wanted to give birth, or who had previously felt their family was complete. Emotional health information and resources.
Stories/Journals written by our members: Total abdominal hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy, cancer survivors and more.
The title says it all. Fairytale reading from the Land of Hyster: Princess Cassy on the Road to Recovery, The Princess and the Pillow Police, The Princess and the Tears, and more.