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Hysterectomy and Menopause By Dr. Jacqueline Gerhart

Madison, Wisconsin – UW Health Family Medicine physician Jacqueline Gerhart writes a column that appears weekly on madison.com and in the Wisconsin State Journal. Columns are re-published here with permission. UW Health Family Medicine physician Dr. Jacqueline GerhartDear Dr. Gerhart: I think I’m going through menopause because I have hot …

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Hysterectomy not tied to heart risk factors: study

(Reuters Health) – Despite evidence suggesting that women whose uterus has been removed may be more likely to experience heart troubles, a new study finds that the usual signs of heart disease risk are not more severe in middle-aged women after hysterectomy. After following more than 3,000 women for about …

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