Did you know….?

Hysterectomy is the second most common surgery for women and 1 in 3 women will have a hysterectomy by age 60 in the US

HysterSisters, Hysterectomy Association UK and Pass the Pearls have joined together to launch May as Hysterectomy Awareness Month.

That Hysterectomy Site is joining in to remind you of our great resource of articles on Hysterectomy. From bladder exercises to relaxation and stress management, we have a great series of articles by our expert in residence, Professor of Gynaecological Nursing, Lynn Basford.

As you prepare for hysterectomy, find out about the various surgical options, including detailed information on DaVinci Robotic Surgery

All the articles are linked from the Table of Contents below:

Table of Contents

We’ll look at each arm in depth in separate articles. As the articles appear the links to each will highlight here.

Hysterectomy Fast Facts

Arm 1: Attitude

Arm 2: Exercise – Pelvic Floor

Arm 3: Meditate

Walking in Sunshine – Tips to Prepare for Surgery

Pre-surgery Yoga

Laughter Yoga – What’s the joke?

Arm 4: Nutrition

Arm 5: Medicines & Supplements

Arm 6: Lifestyle

Arm 7: Personal & Family Arrangements

Arm 8: Personal Hygiene 

Surgical Innovation: Robotic Surgery

Patient Perspective: Experiencing a robotic surgery

Patient Perspective: Experiencing an abdominal hysterectomy

All about Anaesthesia

Recovering from Hysterectomy

Recovering from Hysterectomy – The Big Picture

Recovering from Hysterectomy – First 24 hours

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Additional resources:

If you need to talk with others who have experienced a hysterectomy then there is no better place than hystersisters.com, a forum with literally thousands of threads where ladies get together to discuss all their concerns and share their experiences

 

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