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My Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Led to Iron Deficiency Anemia and Disrupted My Career, but I Took My Life Back

I realized I couldn't keep living with debilitating bleeding and fatigue every month. Finally, I found the diagnosis and the care that I needed

Hysterectomy Basics

Hysterectomy Basics

What you need to know about the procedure: reasons, risks and alternatives.

How Does a Hysterectomy Affect Menopause?

When will you go through menopause after a hysterectomy and how will you know it? It depends on the type of hysterectomy.

Sex and Your Hysterectomy: The Options

There are several types of hysterectomy and several surgical options for performing a hysterectomy. It's important to talk with your doctor about all the options before your surgery.

Sex and Your Hysterectomy: A Primer

A hysterectomy affects your sex life, along with other parts of your life, so it's important to understand all the options before having a hysterectomy.

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Partial Hysterectomy Weight Loss

I had a partial hysterectomy four years ago due to fibroids. I was 48 years old and weighed 116 pounds now I weigh 137 pounds. Do you think it was just the hysterectomy that caused my weight gain? What can I do to lose weight?



A hysterectomy is a common surgical procedure that removes a woman's uterus. Hysterectomies are performed to treat various medical conditions including uterine fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic prolapse and several kinds of cancer.

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