What kinds of vitamin supplements should I be taking for my total abdominal hysterectomy?

Multivit, C, Zinc... Surgery is a significant stress on the body and recovering from surgery requires the body to have adequate protein, vitamins, minerals and essential oils. It is best to have good body stores prior to surgery.After surgery particular nutrients may speed recovery.I advise a well-rounded high-quality multivit./mineral supplement with additional vit. C (2000 mg 2x/day) & zinc (30-50mg/day) see comment:.

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What kinds of vitamin supplements should I be taking to heal after my total abdominal hysterectomy?

A good multi vitamin. A good multi- vitamin should hae all tthe vitamins and minerals that you need. If you became anemic as a result of or before you had the surgery, you should be on some iron. I am surprised your doctor did not discuss this with you as i always discuss this with all of my post op patients. Read more...

How to evaluate menopause if you undergo total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy?

Menopause. If your ovaries are out, you are menopausal; the ovaries make estrogen. See you doctor for estrogen. Read more...
Automatic menopause. Having both ovaries removed will definitely put you into menopause. Most women after surgery will have symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, sleep dysfunction, and decrease in libido. Your symptoms are the best way to evaluate whether or not you need hormone treatment. If the symptoms are interfering with your daily activities or quality of life, consider hormone treatment. Read more...