Having a hysterectomy? 5 side effects of having your ovaries removed

Here are some reasons why you may keep your ovaries if you’re having a hysterectomy. About 6000 hysterectomies are performed in the U.S every year and about half or these are accompanied by removal of apparently normal ovaries. The reasoning behind this is that it reduces the occurrence of ovarian…

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Sex and vaginal dryness after hysterectomy

Sex drive after hysterectomy You may have heard that your sex drive will go down after a hysterectomy and that you’ll no longer enjoy sex. Actually, about 75% of women find that their libido remains unchanged and 20% actually had increased sexual desire. If you expect to have lower libido…

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Hysterectomy – advantages, side effects, check-list

hysterectomy check list, TAH BSO

Hysterectomy is the second most common major operation performed in the Western world after cesarean section. About 30% of women over 50 in the US have had a hysterectomy. There is a lot of unreasonable fear surrounding this procedure. Some of these fears come from reports from other women who…

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