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what are the side effects of hysterectomy?

By Anonymous April 15, 2013 - 10:20am
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after the hysterectomy about a year now, i feel stiffness of the neck, body ache and constant headache, heavyness in the head through shoulder etc

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Hi Anon

Thanks for your question!

If you had a full hysterectomy (including the ovaries) then you would have gone into full menopause afterward if you were not menopausal before. How old are you and were you pre or post menopausal at the time of your hysterectomy?

Menopause has many symptoms and many are very difficult. They include headaches, hot flashes, fatigue and that feeling of heaviness that you spoke about. Insomnia is also pretty common and depression can also be a factor.

Read more in our Menopause Center here: http://www.empowher.com/media/reference/menopause-center

Are you on any kind of HRT?

We hope to hear back from you!


April 15, 2013 - 12:06pm
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