Diana Brown

Doctors Told Me It Was Just Perimenopause. It Turned Out to Be Uterine Fibroids.

I wasn’t taken seriously until I developed symptoms of organ failure

What You Need to Know About Surgical Menopause

What You Need to Know About Surgical Menopause

Surgical menopause is caused by the removal of the ovaries — and it can have lasting health impacts beyond just your reproductive system

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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

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Hysterectomy Basics

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

What Does a Hysterectomy Do to Menopause?

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

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.

Doctor In Consultation With Female Patient about sex and hysterectomy

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.