What is Hysterectomy and Should You Get One to Remove Fibroids?

What is Hysterectomy and Should You Get One to Remove Fibroids?

You may have heard of a friend or family member who has gone for a Hysterectomy because they were facing some health problem with their womb or reproductive organs. In most cases, people just feel sympathy and maybe a tinge of fear that it might happen to them.

Yet, most women do not know the specifics of a hysterectomy. This article will tell you what it is and if it’s an option you should consider if you have uterine fibroids.

A hysterectomy is the surgical operation that involves removing the uterus. It may also include removal of the ovaries, cervix, fallopian tubes, etc. The operation is often performed by a medical professional like a gynaecologist.

There is some controversy surrounding hysterectomies because in a single year, over 500,000 hysterectomies are being performed in the US alone. This is extremely high and leads one to believe that in many cases, the surgical procedure may have been unwarranted or unnecessary.

A hysterectomy has irreversible effects. The patient will lose their ability to reproduce. This mentally and emotionally scars women and thousands of women have been depressed after undergoing the surgery. To make matters worse, there is also the usual risks that are par for the course with any major surgery.

Hysterectomies are performed on patients who suffer from excessive bleeding, pain, discomfort caused by fibroids. Cancer of the cervix, uterus or ovaries are another reason for the procedure. Other reasons could be endometriosis, adenomyosis, uterine prolapse, chronic pelvic pain, etc.

In this article, we’ll assess if uterine fibroids require a hysterectomy procedure.

First and foremost, you will need to get a check-up from a qualified doctor. Ultrasound or a pelvic examination will be done to determine the size and nature of your fibroids. Whether or not you should go for surgery depends on the seriousness of the situation.

If you are in extreme pain or your bleeding is so excessive that it might lead to anemia, then perhaps surgery is your best option. However, if you are in the beginning or intermediate stages, do not rush to get a hysterectomy done.

Uterine fibroids can be removed using natural remedies and even over the counter medication. Unlike cancer which is much more serious, fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that originate in the uterus because of hormonal imbalances in the body. Of course, a genetic predisposition might be a cause too.

However, steps can be taken to make conditions in your body unsuitable for fibroids to grow or thrive. A body that has low estrogenic levels, a strong immune system, low level of toxins and a generally healthy state will stop fibroids in their tracks.

Just changing your diet alone will work wonders. Eat organic foods and lots of fiber. Cut out the caffeine, saturated fats, alcohol, etc. You know what the bad foods are. Eat healthy and your Estrogenic levels will not be high enough for fibroids to thrive.

Consume herbs like garlic, Echinacea, yarrow, cinnamon, etc. These herbs will regulate bleeding and starve the fibroids off nutrients till they die.

This is just the tip of the iceberg. One fact that you should consider from this  this article is this… Fibroids can be treated and cured naturally and you should give yourself a chance to try the natural ways before even considering surgery as an option.

There are several books available online that specifically deal with holistic fibroid removal. Do check them out and give the advice a try. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Thousands of women suffering from fibroids have benefitted from natural remedies.

 

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