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Hormonal Imbalance Symptoms for Women Who've Had a Hysterectomy

BioTE® Medical knows how hysterectomies can affect women. BioTE Medical offers bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) that utilizes pellets. BHRT pellet therapy may be able to help lessen symptoms after hysterectomy women, so if you’re interested in getting relief from your symptoms, 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 surgery in premenopausal, menopausal, perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. After a hysterectomy is complete, symptoms of low hormones may start to appear. For those who are being significantly affected, BioTE Medical offers treatments that can help relieve symptoms in women.

When is a Hysterectomy Needed?

A hysterectomy is done to alleviate uterine fibroids, chronic pelvic pain, gynecologic cancer, abnormal bleeding and uterine prolapse. A 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.

Radical Hysterectomy

The most comprehensive being a radical hysterectomy. This involves complete removal of ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix and uterus, the result of which typically causing intense hormonal imbalances in women.

Complete or Total Hysterectomy

Another type of hysterectomy is a total hysterectomy, this is when the uterus is removed as well as the cervix.

Partial or Supracervical Hysterectomy

In partial hysterectomy, the upper part of the uterus is removed but the cervix and ovaries are left in place.


Oophorectomy involves the removal of a woman’s ovaries.


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.

The kind of hysterectomy a patient receives ultimately is determined by her doctor’s recommendation, based on her symptoms.

What are the Symptoms of a Hormonal Imbalance After a Hysterectomy?

After a hysterectomy, a woman will immediately feel the full effects of menopause, meaning that she will be dealing with a severe hormonal imbalance. This is rarely a comfortable transition for women and it 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. Studies have shown that hormone replacement therapy can help relieve hysterectomy symptoms in women, and BioTE’s bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is the most effective of these therapies. Hysterectomy symptoms can be debilitating, but you don’t have to suffer anymore with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy from BioTE Medical.

What is BHRT?

Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, or BHRT, involves 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. BHRT has been shown to relieve hysterectomy symptoms in women, so if you are dealing with hysterectomy symptoms, there’s no reason not to reach out to your nearest Certified BioTE Provider.

How May BHRT be Able to Lessen the Effects of a Hysterectomy?

If you are experiencing hysterectomy symptoms, BHRT pellets may be able to supplement the hormones that your body is no longer producing due following a hysterectomy. Use our Find a Provider tool to locate the BioTE Provider nearest you to get started with relieving your hysterectomy symptoms today!

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BioTE® Medical provides bioidentical hormone pellet therapy to help balance hormones in both women and men.

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