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Disorders/sydromes/diseases from hyst? ( Trish?) Disorders/sydromes/diseases from hyst? ( Trish?)

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  #1  
Unread 01-23-2003, 03:51 PM
TRISH, etc.

Trish, can you tell me what disorders/sydromes/diseases women who have had hysterectomies are likely to get? Thank you.
Eileen
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Unread 01-23-2003, 10:55 PM
Disorders/sydromes/diseases from hyst? ( Trish?)

Pardon me ladies while I get out my pillow and bop Eileen on the head with it!!

You couldn't ask me something easy like the square root of Pi? or why is there air?

I don't like answering things off the top of my head. I like to doublecheck myself. So, this will take some time because I haven't checked the medical literature in a while, so I'll see what I can surprise out of it (sometimes it takes backdoors into the data to get the answers to pop out).

What I will say off the top of my head is that I'm thinking that there are three aspects to your question--

1. major surgery (risks of anesthesia, intubation, blood loss, trauma, etc.)

2. hysterectomy--cutting the pelvic ligaments and arteries and removing a whole organ system

3. surgical menopause in all its forms

And in some ways I think hystersisters are writing the book.

Did you have a specific question or just curious about the big picture?
  #3  
Unread 01-24-2003, 01:13 AM
Don't forget the auto-immune and prostaglandin changes!

I've seen some info on that as well, so if I find anything I'll bring it here.

Unfortunately, a lot of research is yet to be done on things like why so many of us have high blood pressure following the hyst (I suspect it has to do with prostaglandin metabolism), etc. I keep hoping to find some research-minded GYN who is looking for a nice, large cohort of ladies who've had hysts to do a long-term study (similar to the Nurses' study) to answer just these sorts of questions. After all, with 5-600,000 of these done each year, that's a lot of us out there who "want to know"!



Audrey
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Unread 01-24-2003, 05:16 AM
Disorders/sydromes/diseases from hyst? ( Trish?)

Other Disorders Affected by Menopause:
http://www.umm.edu/patiented/doc40other.html

Effects of Menopause on the Heart And Circulation: http://www.umm.edu/patiented/doc40heart.html

http://www.repmed.com/hysterectomy.html

http://health.discovery.com/centers/...ntroversy.html

Relationship of Hysterectomy to Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Syndromes:
http://www.wdxcyber.com/npain07.htm

Hysterectomy Side Effects:
http://www.abcnews.go.com/sections/2..._mailform.html

History — Kill or Cure: Surgery:
http://health.discovery.com/converge...y/surgery.html

Types of Syndromes: http://www.mamashealth.com/syndrome/

the role of ovarian hormones upon brain:
http://www.bbsonline.org/Preprints/O...bbs.fitch.html

Hysterectomy: Reasons To Have It, Reasons To Avoid It: http://www.estronaut.com/a/hysterect...ternatives.htm

HM Syndrome:
http://www.hypermobility.org/whatis.shtml

Female Sexual Dysfunction:
http://www.urologychannel.com/fsd/index.shtml

GENERAL FEMININE CONCERNS: Surgical Menopause: When Hysterectomy Requires BSO:
http://www.vagisil.com/frame_general_surgical.html

*Hysterectomy Complications*
http://www.drdeljuncojr.com/hysterec...lications.html

http://secure.cihi.ca/hreports/research/clini
http://www.wdxcyber.com/mhyst.htm
http://www.oxford.net/~tishy/hystasm.html
http://www.ivillagehealth.com/librar...227153,00.html

The Effects of Hysterectomy on the Subjective & Physiological Sexual Function:
http://homepage.psy.utexas.edu/homep...terectomy.html
http://www.umm.edu/patiented/doc40brain.html
http://www.umm.edu/patiented/doc40bones.html

Nerve damage after surgery:
http://neuro-www.mgh.harvard.edu/for...rvedamage.html

Migraines & Hormones:
http://www.headache.com.au/hachehtm/otherprb/

Articles about Prolapse and Pelvic Relaxation from Woman's: http://www.wdxcyber.com/mprolaps.htm

Restless Legs Syndrome Fact Sheet: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/health_and_...tless_legs.htm
Does Estrogen Replacement Therapy Cause High Blood Pressure? http://www.wdxcyber.com/ngen25.htm

PMS Symptoms after Menopause?
http://www.wdxcyber.com/nmood19.htm
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Unread 01-24-2003, 06:35 AM
Disorders/sydromes/diseases from hyst? ( Trish?)

Should have known that Sheri had all the links So the question is, is that what you wanted, Eileen? Of course I was thinking of starting from scratch and searching the studies behind these articles because I'm a dope. I'll take my pillow and slink off.

Audrey, I bet you're right. For instance, the fact that evening primrose oil helps so many sisters. That's purely a prostaglandin issue, by-passing enzymes that have stopped doing their thing. I know that pge1 (the one that emerges from the right balance of epo, vitamin E and omega 3 fatty acids, is vasoactive, so you might be right that it's a cause of the mystery blood pressure problems. PGE1 is good for you but most of them kick butt like PGE3.

I have a distant memory of finding out, for instance, that endo produces its own prostaglandins and prolactin. Since endo is the uterine lining, I suppose that effect is gone when the uterus is--or is too high for women with uteri and endo.
  #6  
Unread 01-24-2003, 06:43 AM
I was hoping the answer to this question was NONE!

oh well, very informative and good information. I think I already had an idea that my hyster/BSO set me up for some illnesses. BOO HISS!

But grateful for the research. Perhaps there is much I can do for myself to protect my bones, my health and my sanity.

I'm with Audrey, where are the long-term studies of surgical menopausal patients?
  #7  
Unread 01-24-2003, 09:34 AM
Disorders/sydromes/diseases from hyst? ( Trish?)

Ouch, Trish!!! Gonna bop you right back!

Yes, I think I have my answers. Thank you all for your responses. You've been very helpful and thank you, SurferBabe for moving my post herre!!
Eileen
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