What is a good hormone replacement after a hysterectomy when the ovaries are left?

None. If the ovaries are left behind, no hormone replacement is necessary as they are still producing estrogen. After moenopause, only estrogen will be needed if desired to treat symptoms.

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What is a good hormone replacement after an hysterectomy with the ovaries left in?

No need. If the ovaries have been left behind after a hysterectomy in a woman before menopause, there is no need to replace hormones, because the ovaries will still provide all hormones. Because of the surgery a woman may experience hotflashes for up to 8 weeks, after which things are usually back to normal. Read more...

I had a hysterectomy 7 years ago. I am 42 years old. I am having night sweats and trouble sleeping. Do I need hormone replacement? I have one ovary.

Possibly. Go and see an ob/gyn doctor. Without a full history and physical exam and possible some lab tests, trying to make a diagnosis would only be guessing. Please go and get better soon. Read more...

Any thoughts on bhrt using the biote pellet procedure for my hormone replacement after my hysterectomy?

Let me explain. In studies, when compared to conventional hormone replacement therapy, pellets have been shown to be extremely effective for relief of menopausal symptoms, increasing bone density, restoration of sleep patterns, and improvement in sex drive, libido, sexual response and performance. Pellet implants have been used to treat migraine and menstrual headaches. Read more...
Balance is Key. If the surgical procedure included the removal of both ovaries, then one will experiece a sudden decrease of progesterone, testosterone and estrogen. Compounded pellet implants for women come in the forms of Estradiol and testosterone. Progesterone is rx as a topical, inj or oral. The advantage of the pellet implant tx is the steady-state delivery over 3-6 months. Read more...
can be beneficial. I am a big proponent of pellet therapy for hormone replacement. There are excellent pellet therapies not labeled "biote". Biote is a "brand" of training protocol ; marketing in which some doctors choose to participate and pay fees to be a part of, much like the sottopelle method. Your main focus should not be on a "brand" but on the experience of the dr. Implanting ; the quality of pellets. Read more...

I wake up at night drenched in sweat but it's only from lower abdominal down. Hysterectomy 2005 w/hormone replacement. S/S only last 2 weeks.

Night sweats. Hi. Night sweats could signal some serious conditions including infections and leukemia/lymphoma. Have you had any loss of appetite or weight loss? Any cough or fever? I recommend you see your doc. Hopefully it's nothing, but you need to be seen and evaluated. Read more...

What role does having a hysterectomy without hormone replacement play in weight gain? Can taking hormones help in losing weight?

Weight gain. Hysterectomy does not cause weight gain and hormones don't help with weight loss. After an evaluation to make sure that your thyroid is okay, exercise and calorie restriction help with weight gain. Read more...
Hysterectomy? I am asking this because, often people associate hysterectormy as removal of uterus and ovaries. This not true hysterectomy is just removal of the uterus.If the the ovaries were removed- you could have some potential weight gain from the loss of hormones from your ovaries. With appropriate counseling topical hormone treatment can help a woman feel better and healthy and perhaps help your loss. Read more...

Is prescription hormone replacement therapy after a full hysterectomy recommended?

Yes. Hormone replacement (hrt) should be given to all women unless they have significant contraindications. Unfortunately the medical sentiment has changed against hrt over the last decade. It is coming back but physicians are still very reluctant. Many benefits and few risks if done in non-oral fashion. Especially very important if the hysterectomy was done before age 50. Don't wait seek hrt. Read more...

On hormone replacement therapy since hysterectomy at age 31 for ovarian cancer- now 50. Do I need to end HRT for normal menopause age?

Add progesterone. Estrogen continues to be made from the fat cells and adrenal glands so you need to be on natural Progesterone forever to balance the estrogen. It stimulates the p53 gene to protect you from cancers. Read more...

What's my risk of heart disease after a hysterectomy? My doctor recommended a hysterectomy and hormone replacement therapy, but I've read it can increase my risk of heart disease. I already have some risk factors. Does a hysterectomy make my chances of de

Hello. . Hello. If you ovaries are not removed; it won't change your risk for heart disease. However if both your ovaries and uterus are removed (which it looks like is the case for you since your doctor is recommending hormone replacement therapy) that can increase risk. With a total hysterectomy your estogen levels will drop. Estrogen helps to protect against heart disease. You develop a "surgical menopause" and this can lead to increasing sustances in your blood that cause clotting as well as making your blood vessels more susceptible to plaques or clots forming. Read more...
Heart disease. The risk of heart disease increases after a hysterectomy due to the decline in estrogen that has protective actions toward heart disease. I would look into bio-identical hormone replacement. Read more...