With over 600,000 women having hysterectomies in the US every year, they are one of the most commonly performed surgeries.
Did you have a hysterectomy or have you been told you need on? If so, do you know why you should have this surgery and if there are any alternatives to try before having surgical intervention?
At times I have been amazed at how many women had a hysterectomy yet were never told why they had to have the surgery, or why it wasn’t fully explained to them. Turns out, that some of these hysterectomies were not and are not necessary… Actually, 1 in 5 is estimated to be unnecessary surgeries altogether. [Read more…] about Hysterectomy: Do I Really Need One?