By: Angie Haggstrom
Hearing the news that you need a hysterectomy leaves you reeling. It might not seem like a major operation to some, but it is; it affects you not only physically, but emotionally as well. No matter how hard you try, you worry about the surgery...
By: Penny Newman
Your operation is scheduled, and you are experiencing an odd combination of emotions including anxiety, sadness, relief, excitement, and happiness. This could be an event that you have been planning for a long period of time or a surprise that came out of nowhere, like...
By: Angel Sharum
Finding out that you need to have a hysterectomy can be one of the scariest moments in your life. For some, losing the ability to have children is life changing, and others face a cancer diagnosis. Thankfully, there are numerous resources available to help you...
By: Sara A Broers
Knowing that a woman has prepared for a hysterectomy when she is wheeled into the operating room will ease the worry that many have. By becoming an informed patient, much of her anxiety will be lifted. Some of the terms the gynecologist may have referred...
By: Rena Sherwood
A hysterectomy sounds scarier than it really is, but you should still take steps to prepare yourself for this routine surgical procedure. Your recovery time, as well as your stay in the hospital, will be more comfortable when you follow certain steps. Since you will...
By: Dovinea
A tubal ligation no longer remains a procedure that eliminates the option of conceiving children. With a procedure called tubal ligation reversal, it is now possible for women who have had a prior tubal ligation, or their tubes "tied," to once again become pregnant...
By: Don Rainwater
Are You a Candidate for Tubal Ligation Reversal?If you've had a tubal ligation and now want to become pregnant naturally, it's possible that you can by getting a tubal ligation reversal. You may not need to turn to in vitro fertilization. Most tubal ligations...
By: Lydona Atchley
When a young woman is given the verdict, that only a hysterectomy will take care of the problem, it feels like you were just hit by a truck. Only older women are supposed to have to deal with surgery. It involves a lot of thought...
The body's regulation of blood sugar and glucose
By: Dr. Brett Saks
Everything that we eat or drink is digested. The digestion process simply breaks down food and drink into component parts so that they may be absorbed as vitamins, minerals, fats, proteins and carbohydrates. Everything ingested, whether fruit, vegetables, bread, pasta or meat, they are ALL...
Bodies at rest: What happens when people sleep
By: G. Lee
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF SLEEPAt one time, sleep was considered a passive process. The revolutionary discovery of the ascending reticular activating system by Moruzzi and Magoun changed this theory. Today sleep is considered an active process, regulated by the reticular activating system. Increase in the activity...

 

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