Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
News » Hysterectomies often show a significant improvement in patients depression and pelvic pain
 

Hysterectomies often show a significant improvement in patients depression and pelvic pain

Many women have a dramatic improvement in level of depression and pelvic pain following a hysterectomy. Pelvic pain was reduced from 96% before the operation to 19% after; 93% suffered depression before and 38% after. These study results mean that hysterectomies need not be postponed in women suffering from depression. 10% of the 600,000 US women who have a hysterectomy each year suffer mostly from pelvic pain.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Eureka Alert

Related Symptom Topics:

Article Source Details

About: Hysterectomies often show a significant improvement in patients depression and pelvic pain

Date: 10 November 2004

Source: Eureka Alert

URL: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2004-11/uonc-nsf111004.php

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

More News Topics

  • Child abuse cleared after 6 year old dies
  • Child death in Disneyland due to congenital heart condition
  • Childhood 'clumsiness' explained
  • Childhood arthritis often misdiagnosed as growing pains
  • Childhood asthma is a chronic problem
  • Childhood blood pressure linked to adult heart disease
  • Childhood brain cancer research
  • Childhood cancer decreases later quality of life
  • Childhood cancer linked to exposure to chemical emission
  • Childhood deaths decreasing
  • Childhood gastro preventable with 2 vaccines
  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise