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How long will menopause last after total hysterectomy?

How long will menopause last after total hysterectomy?

U mean hot flashes?: Hot flashes can last a few months up to many yrs everyone is different there are many vits and herbs u can try or script meds that work very well, you will be in menopause until u die. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause occurs 1 year after the last time you had a period. However, when perimenopausal (the time leading up to your period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in the middle of the night sweating heavily; dryness of the vaginal tissue; irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings & decreased interest in sex. In the us the ave age ...Read more

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After having a complete hysterectomy, how long does menopause usually last?

After having a complete hysterectomy, how long does menopause usually last?

Menopause: Having a hysterectomy doesnt lead to menopause.Having your ovaries removed at the time of hyst. Leads to a surgical menopause.If this is your case, menopause means cessation of menstrual period.You will be menopausal for the rest of your life.Symptoms can last a few months or a few years.They can even recurr in later life. If surgical menopause, symptoms are worse sometimes than for natural menop. ...Read more

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Managing Menopause (Checklist)

See your doctor
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Consider taking hormones
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Exercise more, including weight lifting
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Improve your diet
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Is a hysterectomy induced menopause likely to last?

Is a hysterectomy induced menopause likely to last?

Usually: If your ovaries were removed then you are in menopause. If you still have your ovaries and go through menopause, you will usually remain in menopause. The first few years of peri menopause can cause a woman to go in and out of a menopausal like state and it is possible that after a hysterectomy where the ovaries where spared that you could be experiencing this phenomenon too. ...Read more

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Managing Menopause (Checklist)

Make exercise 5-7 times a week a life priority
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Check for food triggers for feelings of bloating
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Avoid weight gain by changing your eating habits
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If I was 42 when I had a total hysterectomy, how much longer will I have to endure menopause for?

If I was 42 when I had a total hysterectomy, how much longer will I have to endure menopause for?

Indefinitely: By total hysterectomy, i assume you mean the uterus, tubes & ovaries were removed. Surgical menopause (removing ovaries before menopause) can cause more extreme symptoms than a natural menopause. Some women never have noticeable symptoms of menopause, some have hot flashes & mood swings for 2-3 years, & some women have these indefinitely. Treatments are available, consult with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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How can a hysterectomy induced menopause last?

How can a hysterectomy induced menopause last?

Menopause Is Forever: In natural menopause the ovaries are permanently no longer producing both estrogen (estradiol) and progesterone. If your ovaries were removed during your hysterectomy, then you are also permanently in menopause. Every cell in a woman's body has estrogen and Progesterone receptors, not just the reproductive system, so the entire body suffers once in menopause. Cyclic bhrt can help. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more

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