Hysterectomy, Life After the Surgery – WOMEN in RECOVERY

      Hysterectomy, Life After the Surgery   ...to Be or not to Be, that is the question...             Surgical removal of the uterus A hysterectomy is major operation to remove a woman's uterus. It is carried out to treat various problems associated with periods, pelvic pain, tumours and other related conditions. The problem you are experiencing will determine what type of operation is required and whether the fallopian tubes, ovaries, and cervix will also be removed. Before … [Read more...]

Cervical Cancer – Life After Treatment (in U.K.)

Life after treatment How cervical cancer affects your daily life will depend very much on what stage your disease is at, and what treatment you're having. Many women with cervical cancer have a radical hysterectomy. This is a major operation, and it takes around six to 12 weeks to recover from it. During this time you need to avoid lifting (e.g. children, heavy shopping bags) and heavy housework. You won’t be able to drive for anything from three to eight weeks after the operation. … [Read more...]

Cervical Cancer in Women, no simple proposition !

Preventing cancer, as we know, is no simple proposition. We have clues about what practices may help—say, exercising regularly, nixing cigarettes, and eating real, healthful food. But when we see even hyper-fit celebrities like Lance Armstrong fall victim, it’s easy to wonder whether there’s much we can do to prevent tumors in our own bodies. But when it comes to cervical cancer in women, the answer in many cases is a resounding “yes.” So much so, in fact, that the Centers for Disease … [Read more...]

Menopause and Pelvic Health

Menopause and Pelvic Health During menopause, estrogen levels begin to decrease. These hormonal changes can cause pelvic organs and tissues to become thinner and weaker. This is a natural part of menopause, but if pelvic tissues have been weakened by other factors, such as pregnancy, childbirth, smoking or obesity, it can begin to cause problems. One of the most common conditions diagnosed during menopause is called Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP). It occurs in approximately 50 percent of … [Read more...]

Post-menopausal Uterine Cancer

The uterus The uterus is part of a woman's reproductive system. It's a hollow organ in the pelvis. The uterus has three parts: •Top: The top (fundus) of your uterus is shaped like a dome. From the top of your uterus, the fallopian tubes extend to the ovaries. •Middle: The middle part of your uterus is the body (corpus). This is where a baby grows. •Bottom: The narrow, lower part of your uterus is the cervix. The cervix is a passageway to the vagina. The wall of the uterus has two … [Read more...]

Cervical Cancer Month – HPV

HPV January is Cervical Cancer Month The HPV is a virus that causes this type of cancer in Women, and every woman should monitor her health, in this area of her life. Below is a synopsis of information that will help the Women of our World to understand this virus and its effect, symptoms, etc. Take Action! The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a mer of the papillomavirus family of viruses that is capable of infecting humans. Like all papillomaviruses, HPVs establish … [Read more...]

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