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Posted by: mac | 2008/01/12

hysterectomy and weight

I had a hysterectomy 5 months ago.my ovaries were not removed.I recovered well however i have put on a lot of weight since the operation and my tummy muscles are very week.I dont think my eating changed that much except obviously I couldnt exercise for a while.
has this anything to do with the hysterectomy?I am 42 years old.

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The hysterectomy would not cause this. Try doing some exercises now to strengthen your tummy muscles. Weight does tend to accumulate as you get older.

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/05/21

I want to know more about the Hysterectomy, where they just take the womb out, I have heard women seriously put on a lot of weight.

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/05/07

How soon can I exercise &  what type of exercise after a hysterectomy?

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Posted by: nutteynettey | 2008/05/20

I had a hysterectomy when I was 36, I am now 48, and am suffering from hot flushes, mood swings etc.. all those things to do with the menopause. my question is, I thought seeing as I had, had a full hysterectomy, including my ovaries taken out, should I be getting the effects of the menopause. I am on HRT, did come off it, but couldnt stand the hot flushes. I am so confused over this.

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Posted by: Lee | 2008/04/27

I had my laproscopic hysterectomy on 10/4/08. When can I start excersing

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