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what to do to feel better after a hysterectomy

By April 14, 2009 - 4:35pm
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Dear ETrixler, I am sorry you had to go through this procedures but I am confident that your decision was based on the recommendation from your physician because of medical necessity. I have not had any organs removed except my gallbladder, and when I went through that it felt as a part of me left with it. Our body organs are all connected but it is also our sense of who we are. The ovaries are symbols of our womanhood, so I would not be surprised if you are grieving the loss of what most women consider part of our nature and identity. This is just one aspect of the procedure.

The other of course has to do with the physical healing of your body, and that includes "adaptation" to the changes and possible treatments such as Hormone Replacement Therapy (if indicated by your doctor), nutritional changes, stress reduction and most of all, loving and accepting your body in its current state. I hope your recovery is quick. Our bodies have an incredible ability to self-heal, we just need to provide the right conditions for the healing: proper food, exercise, meditation, and an honest partnership with your physician.

Wish you well!

April 15, 2009 - 10:56pm
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