Use the links below to browse our complete library of articles on hysterectomy and alternatives.
An intro to hysterectomy
and hormones, by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP & Marcy Holmes NP, Certified
Menopause Clinician. Whether you’re contemplating elective surgery,
have already undergone a hysterectomy or you’re trying to avoid one, you are
well served by learning all you can about your options. This introduction to our
hysterectomy section will help you find the info you need.
For women who
have had a hysterectomy, by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP.
Over half the women who undergo hysterectomy but retain their ovaries will experience
symptoms of hormonal imbalance. Women who have an oophorectomy enter menopause overnight.
Fortunately, there are natural ways to restore hormonal balance.
For women considering hysterectomy, by Dixie Mills, MD & Marcy
Holmes, NP, Certified Menopause Clinician. There are many reasons why
women are advised to consider an elective hysterectomy. Read our update on new treatment
options and minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Uterine fibroids —
and natural alternatives to hysterectomy, by Marcy Holmes, NP, Certified
Menopause Clinician. Uterine fibroids are on the increase, and are
a leading cause of hysterectomy. While their exact cause is still unknown, hormonal
imbalance is clearly a factor. The good news is that there are effective, natural
alternatives to surgery.
FAQ’s on hysterectomy.
We hear such a wide range of questions about hysterectomy. Our readers and patients
wonder if they really need one, what surgical menopause will be like, how to recover
quickly from surgery, or how to wean from HRT down the road. Here is a list of the
most frequent ones we’ve heard over the years.
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Last Date Modified: 05/10/2011