Hysterectomy HysterSisters News
Share your Hysterectomy Story for Publication
Posted On Date 01-10-2015 - 02:34 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 Hysterectomy Story.
(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.)
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Checking in - Weight Loss and Menopause
Posted On Date 01-06-2015 - 08:19 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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Anxiety and Stress - Kiss the Season to be Jolly
Posted On Date 12-03-2014 - 08:22 AM
Hystersisters Checking-in Newsletter has been published for December relating anxiety and stress to menopausal symptoms and the holiday season.
No No No Holiday Stress
Brighter Days Ahead: Depression
Ask the Doctor: Anxiety and Panic Attacks
Read the Checking-in Newsletter for December - Stress and Anxiety: Kiss the Season
PLUS Take our Quick Survey! Weight Loss and Hysterectomy.
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Dryness and Menopause - November Checking-In Newsletter
Posted On Date 11-04-2014 - 04:43 PM
Have you noticed problems with dryness? Dry skin maybe? What about dry eyes? Read on for some great tips and ideas for adding moisture to the desert of our aging bodies. This month the HysterSisters Checking In Newsletter is all about menopause and aging and managing the feeling of "drying out".
5 Ways to Say Goodbye to Dry Skin
Ready Set Relax
Ask the Doctor - All Dried Up
Read more here: November Checking in - The Bite of Dryness
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To Feature YOUR Hysterectomy Story
Posted On Date 10-29-2014 - 11:50 AM
Do you enjoy writing? Do you have a hysterectomy story you would like to share in a bigger way with the HysterSisters community and the internet world?
We invite you to write your story - and submit it for possible inclusion as a featured hysterectomy story.
Stories will be selected for publishing with these qualifications:
1. Grammar counts! This includes punctuation, paragraphs - excellent writing skills required! Length- 500 - 1000 words.
2. Include your journey through your hysterectomy decisions and surgery. Include how you felt. Include your challenges. Include your hope.
3. Share how HysterSisters helped you!
4. Include your HysterSisters Username at the title. (Example: Username 's Hysterectomy Journey)
4. Include a short bio (where are you from, your family, occupation, etc). If you have a website or blog, include the url!
We can't wait to hear your story - Submit it via email: info at hystersisters.com
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HysterSisters CheckingIn October - No Leaks for YOU
Posted On Date 10-07-2014 - 03:41 PM
This month's newsletter features information for urinary incontinence including treatment options and pro-active prevention tips for pelvic floor prolapse concerns.
Is a weak pelvic floor causing an unwelcome water problem in your life? This month we are finding solutions for urinary incontinence. We hope your 'fix' is an easy one!
In Control of Incontinence: Leaking is for faucets. Dribbling is for the NBA. If urinary incontinence is controlling your life, here¹s what you need to know!
Get a Grip: If your bladder is getting the best of you, it¹s time to get your pelvic floor into shape!
Ask the Doctor: Leaky Bladder
And discussions from our community forum.
Read it here: HysterSisters Checking-In October - Fix for Urinary Incontenance.
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Questions to Ask Before Surgery for Fibroids
Posted On Date 10-02-2014 - 05:45 PM
If you have fibroids and are exploring surgery options, are you aware of the questions you should ask your doctor? Uterine fibroids, or leiomyomas, are abnormal growths or tumors of the uterine muscle which are not uncommon in women. Although typically benign and asymptomatic, some fibroids cause a myriad of symptoms and sometimes, although rarely, contain a hidden cancer.
Before you schedule surgery for your fibroids, here are some questions to ask your doctor:
1. Do I need surgery?
2. I've tried non-invasive treatments. What surgical options are now available?
3. What do I need to know about fibroids and cancer?
4. How could morcellation affect my surgery?
Read more about these questions about the importance of getting a second opinion in our Fibroids articles list: Questions to Ask Before Fibroids Surgery.
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Single-Site Wrist Technology Comes to the Hysterectomy Robot
Posted On Date 09-29-2014 - 04:43 PM
FDA has provided clearance to Intuitive Surgical Single-Site Wristed Needle Driver for use in single-incision surgery according to today's press release by Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
What does this mean for HysterSisters?
As women explore options for their hysterectomy including surgery type, the single-site option is now available within robot technology providing one additional option for hysterectomy patients. If hysterectomy is only treatment option left to manage GYN illness, HysterSisters encourages women to seek the least invasive surgery option with the most experienced surgeon.
Read the press release below:
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (Nasdaq:ISRG) today announced that it has received U.S. Food and ... [Read More
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