Hysterectomy Symptoms in Women

BioTE® Medical knows how tremendously hysterectomies can affect women. BioTE Medical offers bio-identical hormone replacement therapy involving pellets. BHRT pellet therapy may be able to help lessen the impact of a hysterectomy on a woman’s day to day life. Learn more about BHRT pellet therapy below.

What is a hysterectomy?

A hysterectomy refers to a surgery wherein the uterus is removed. However, there are several kinds of hysterectomy surgeries. A hysterectomy is a very common surgery in premenopausal, menopausal, perimenopausal and postmenopausal women.

When is a hysterectomy needed?

A hysterectomy is done to alleviate uterine fibroids, chronic pelvic pain, gynecologic cancer, abnormal bleeding and uterine prolapse. The most common reason for a hysterectomy is to resolve the issue of uterine fibroids, which is when the uterus produces noncancerous growths that cause low back pain and prolonged menstrual cycles.

What are the different kinds of hysterectomy surgeries?

A hysterectomy involves complete or partial removal of the uterus, ovaries and other adjacent organs. There are six different kinds of hysterectomy surgeries. The most comprehensive is a surgery called a radical hysterectomy. This involves complete removal of ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix and uterus. A total hysterectomy is when the uterus is removed as well as the cervix. A partial hysterectomy is when the upper part of the uterus is removed but the cervix and ovaries are left in place. When a woman’s ovaries are removed, this is called an oophorectomy. If the fallopian tubes are removed, this is called a salpingectomy. If both the fallopian tubes and ovaries are removed, this is called a salpingo-oophorectomy.

What are the symptoms of a hormonal imbalance after a hysterectomy?

After a hysterectomy, a woman will immediately feel the full effects of menopause which implies severe hormonal imbalance. This is rarely a comfortable transition for women and can have extreme physical and emotional side effects. The effects of sudden menopause in addition to recovering from the surgery can be very challenging for women to get through on their own and many will consider hormone replacement therapy to make the transition a little more tolerable.

What is BHRT?

Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, or BHRT, involves plant derived hormones that are identical to human hormones on a molecular level. BioTE Medical provides BHRT in subcutaneous pellet form which allows for consistent administration of the hormone. This prevents a rollercoaster effect that can happen from pills or other forms of hormonal supplementation.

How may BHRT be able to lessen the effects of a hysterectomy?

BHRT pellets may be able to supplement hormones that are no longer available after a hysterectomy. Use our Find a Provider tool to locate the BioTE Medical provider nearest you to get your questions about life after a hysterectomy answered today!

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Hormone Wellness

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The Wellness Quiz will help gather your symptoms and connect you with a BioTE Medical Certified Provider to help you understand what BioTE Medical can do for you.

Are your hormones balanced?

“How do you know if your hormones aren't balanced?” You will likely feel unwell and not be able to figure out why. Balanced hormones can change your life. The practitioners certified by BioTE Medical have seen the life-changing results time and time again.

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Why are balanced hormones important?

Studies have shown that balanced hormones are necessary for good health and disease prevention for women and men throughout the entire lifecycle. However, balanced hormones become even more critical for health as we grow older and more susceptible to disease.

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What is hormone optimization?

BioTE® Medical optimizes hormone levels with bio-identical hormone pellets. Hormone optimization is a process by which levels of hormones throughout the body are equalized through continual absorption of BHRT pellets, leading to peak levels of health and well-being.

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How do BHRT Hormone Pellets work?

Hormone pellets release bio-identical hormones into the bloodstream continuously. These are tiny pellets just under the skin, typically placed in the upper hip. BHRT pellets are smaller than a grain of rice and are consistently effective for between 3 and 6 months.

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Age Healthier, Live Happier - The Book

The CEO and founder of BioTE Medical, Gary Donovitz M.D., wrote the book Age Healthier Live Happier about his clinical experience treating patients with bio-identical hormone replacement subcutaneous pellet therapy—commonly known as pellet therapy.

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