The Pocket Guide to Hysterectomy

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The Pocket Guide to Hysterectomy is available in the following formats:

Paperback: direct from The Hysterectomy Association
Paperback – Amazon UK
Paperback – Amazon US
PDF version – to print yourself
Kindle – Amazon UK
Kindle – Amazon US
ePub ebook
iTunes ebook

It is exactly what it says it is, a guide to hysterectomy, the menopause and hormone replacement therapy and is perfect for any woman who is considering a hysterectomy.

Contents include:

  • What a hysterectomy is and how it is done
  • The gynaecological conditions that might lead to this type of surgery
  • How a hysterectomy may affect you
  • The various alternatives to hysterectomy that are available
  • Recovery after a hysterectomy
  • The risks associated with hysterectomy
  • The menopause and its symptoms
  • Our hormones and how they affect us
  • Long term conditions associated with the menopause
  • Hormone replacement therapy and the types available
  • The side effects of hormone replacement therapy
  • The main risks associated with hormone replacement therapy
  • Alternatives to hormone replacement therapy
  • Complete list of words and what they mean
  • Lists of support organisations and other resources.

If there is anything you need to know about having a hysterectomy, this book is definitely the starting point.

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