Hysterectomy HysterSisters News
May is Hysterectomy Awareness Month
Posted On Date 05-01-2015 - 08:03 AM
Hysterectomy.org launches first Hysterectomy Awareness Month in May 2015 to connect more women to doctors and each other and to understand treatment options and alternatives
DALLAS, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hysterectomy.org, created by three trusted women's health advocates, is kicking off Hysterectomy Awareness Month with dozens of personal stories from women who have sought treatment for their gyn health conditions and more interactive content including quizzes, shareable graphics and online events. On May 4, 2015, women can interact with Dr. Arnold Advincula, Vice Chair, Women's Health Gynecologic Surgery & Urogynecology, Columbia University Medical Center at ACOG 2015, when he'll discuss fibroids and excessive bleeding and other gynecologic symptoms women should not ignore. Women can participate by following @hysterectomy411 on Twitter.
Founder Kathy Kelley says they want to help women get "hysterectomy smart" and understand the options and alternatives connected to this c ... [Read More
Almost Half Of Americans Are Incorrect Or Don't Know What A Hysterectomy Is(*),...
Posted On Date 04-02-2015 - 08:13 AM
The creators of Hysterectomy.org, a new online resource for women that's dedicated to a familiar but often misunderstood surgical procedure, today announced it will present the first Hysterectomy Awareness Month in May 2015. This month-long event will unite ob-gyn health leaders and women's GYN health advocates and patient communities in North America and the United Kingdom to create new online activities, chats, interactive quizzes and more to elevate conversations through social media and community discussions.
The goal of Hysterectomy Awareness Month is to help women of all ages get "hysterectomy smart" about the surgical procedure that affects 1 in 3 women by age 60**. In a recent survey conducted online by Harris Poll for Hysterectomy.org among over 2,000 U.S. adults, more than half (51 percent) of American adults know someone who has had a hysterectomy, but 44 percent of Americans are incorrect or don't know what happens during the surgical procedure that removes a woman's ut ... [Read More
New HysterSisters Mobile Skin
Posted On Date 03-23-2015 - 02:38 PM
HysterSisters launched a new look for users on mobile phone devices. The new mobile skin should make it easier to browse and find all our resources within the menus.
Top hints for new mobile "skin"
TOP RIGHT MENU: New and improved MENUS (Look in the top right area of the pages for your menus)
BLUE BAR: New and improved navigation: Look at the blue bar at the bottom of the screen. Click your USERNAME to find YOUR posts. Click on the other important user links in your blue bar at the bottom of the screen)
WELCOME, (Username) button: Click it open to find NEW POSTS, your Private Messages, Your User Controls, New Posts, a LOG-Out link.
LOG-IN and Register buttons (if you are logged out) - Click LOG-IN to reveal a log-in form.
We hope you enjoy the new mobile skin as it makes navigating HysterSisters easier for you to receive hysterectomy support for your needs. ... [Read More
Has HysterSisters helped you?
Posted On Date 03-01-2015 - 04:23 PM
Has HysterSisters helped you in the past? Come be a part of our future. We have exciting plans to meet the needs of women - today and in the future. We are preparing a wonderful expansion project to help support and educate women about GYN symptoms and diagnosis in an International Hysterectomy Awareness project. It's important today - and for tomorrow's generation of women. Come "march" into the future with us!
March Weekly Drawing
During the month of March, all newly Upgraded PLUS Members will be entered in a weekly drawing.
Three Winners selected Weekly from our Upgraded PLUS members.
Each winner will receive one of the following: $50.00 value
HysterSisters Tote Bag
HysterSisters Notebook and Pen
HysterSisters T-shirt (S, M, L, XL)
Learn more about March Upgrade
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Hysterectomy.org Launched for Hysterectomy Awareness
Posted On Date 02-13-2015 - 02:19 PM
You are invited to a sneak peek of a new project for Hysterectomy Awareness - coming in May. Created for the purpose of educating women for better GYN health outcomes, Hysterectomy.org combines the passions of three women’s health advocates from around the globe.
Executive Producer: Kathy Kelley (HysterSisters.com)
Co-Presenter: Linda Parkinson-Hardman (Hysterectomy Association UK)
Co-Presenter: Lori Warren, MD (Pass the Pearls)
Read more about Hysterectomy and the coming awareness project in May, 2015.
(Coming soon - Events and How you can help!)
We invite you to FOLLOW the project on Facebook
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Checking in - Good News for Your Heart after Menopause
Posted On Date 02-10-2015 - 08:05 AM
The HysterSisters February 2015 Checking-In Newsletter is now online with GOOD NEWS and bad news about your heart health after menopause.
Did you know: "Once a woman reaches the age of 50, about the age of natural menopause, her risk for heart disease increases dramatically. In young women who have undergone early or surgical menopause, who do not take estrogen, their risk for heart disease is also higher."
That's the bad news. Read the good news in our February 2015 newsletter: Good News for Your Heart after Menopause
Including additional information:
Your Heart Health Forecast
Osteoporosis - What you need to know
5 Ways to Protect your Heart After Menopause
Ask the Doctor: Heart Palpitations. ... [Read More
Share your Hysterectomy Story for Publication
Posted On Date 01-10-2015 - 01:34 PM
You are invited to submit your "Hysterectomy Story" for consideration of publication for special, upcoming Hysterectomy Awareness focus at HysterSisters.com and in the media.
Not all stories can be selected. For your story to be considered for publication, be sure and follow instructions below. To submit your story, send email to: info (at) hystersisters.com or reply to this thread with your story: SUBMIT YOUR STORY HERE <---CLICK
(Note: To have your Hysterectomy Story considered for publication: Answer the questions below in full sentences with several paragraphs for each question. Use appropriate grammar and punctuation. Include additional information about YOUR surgery experience. We want you to tell YOUR story.)
Posted On Date 01-06-2015 - 07:19 AM
Do you need encouragement for your overall wellness and weight loss goals through menopause? The HysterSisters January Newsletter is now online to help you "Do things Differently", "Menopause Weight Gain? Lose it!", "Wake up Your Plate" and "10 Top TIps" including our Ask the Doctor article about "Trim Your Waistline".
Checking-In January 2015 - Wellness and Weight Loss through Menopause.
Next month's issue is about our Heart Health. Please take our community quiz here: Heart Health.
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