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Information on hysterectomy and hormonal
imbalance. 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.
Uterine fibroids — and natural alternatives
to hysterectomy, by Dr. Sarika Arora, MD. 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.
considering elective hysterectomy. 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.
FAQ’s on hysterectomy.
We hear such a wide range of questions about hysterectomy. Our readers 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.
by Dr. Amber Hayden, DO. If you’re considering an endometrial ablation,
here are answers to key questions to consider as you make your decision.
Medical (hormonal) management
options. Medical management can sometimes help women with symptomatic
fibroids, heavy bleeding, or endometriosis to avoid hysterectomy.
Myomectomy for problematic fibroids.
Myomectomy involves the removal of a fibroid together with a small portion of the
uterus where the fibroid is attached (uterine resection).
Uterine fibroid embolization
(UFE) / uterine artery embolization (UAE). Uterine fibroid embolization
(UFE), is a technique usually performed by an interventional radiologist.
D&C and hysteroscopy,
reviewed by Dr. Sarika Arora, MD. D&C and hysteroscopy are common minimally-invasive
surgery procedures often used together to remove abnormal or unwanted tissue from
inside of the uterus.
Relieve your hormonal
imbalance symptoms today