The Connection Between Hysterectomy and Early Menopause
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Dr. Ramsey explains if a hysterectomy with cause a woman to go into early menopause. Dr. Theresa Ramsey, NMD, is a naturopathic physician, lifestyle expert, and author with a private practice in Paradise Valley, AZ. She is a member of the American Associa

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Absolutely, there’s two types of hysterectomy; you can do hysterectomy where you just remove the uterus and that will make you go into menopause earlier but not abruptly. If you remove the ovaries, you are in menopause overnight. That is probably the most traumatic way to go into menopause and the very next day, the patients are put on hormones. Coz it’s an immediate removal of hormones. The uterus is more of a carrying organ. It does not synthesize hormones although it does have some effect on it. the ovaries is what synthesizes the hormones.