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dry hair & BP going up & down?? dry hair & BP going up & down??

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Unread 01-16-2005, 01:27 PM
dry hair & BP going up & down??

I will be 6 weeks this thurs on 20th. I still have tenderness in belly, and of course feel like I've gained weight instead of loosing like dr. said I would. I cry for no reason, tired most of the time, and don't sleep well at night ... and I am on HRT, patch!
I have noticed that my hair has become really dry. I use to have to wash it every other day. My blood pressure is up one day and down the next. Could all this be hormone related? The patch I am on is .01 and .50. I don't know if all of this would come so early after surgery!! I know it takes time for a major surgery but I am ready to be "normal" again!
I was taking Zoloft before surgery, just started back on it, take a multi B vit. (thanks to a hystersister suggestion ) but still no energy at all or energy 1 day, and none for several to follow. Is there something different I can try or do?
I have been very pleased with this site and have recommended it to others! Thanks for all the advice!
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Unread 01-16-2005, 02:04 PM
dry hair & BP going up & down??

Wow, sounds like you're having a time of it! Maybe an adjustment is needed, but hopefully someone who knows about that will be along. I have my ovaries, but YES to dry hair and the blood pressure thing.

My blood pressure had always been 90/60, ever since I can remember. It went through the floor right after surgery. (always does - I tell the Doc's that will happen but they always act surprised)

In the days after surgery I wondered whose blood pressure readings the nurses were writing down. It had almost doubled. Now, on it's own and without meds, it's been coming down about 10 points a week, and it's almost back to my normal.

There is a great thread on this from awhile back - very informative, and these changes apparently happen ALOT after hysterectomy. Go to 'search' and enter blood pressure for subject and trish as the author. (yes, it can be hormones)

joano
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Unread 01-16-2005, 02:29 PM
dry hair & BP going up & down??

I went on BP meds at my two week check up. I don't know if it has stabilized yet. I took it at the drugstore twice and one time it was really high 169/92 and then lower 129/89. Still not low enough... Dr. said when I returned to exercise and lost some weight, it would probably go down on its own.

Virginia
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