Category Archives: Health

Six months after my hysterectomy

My operation six months ago has given me a new lease of life. The doctor even said I have recovered well from the surgery. However, I’m starting to develop several signs and symptoms of menopause which I consider more debilitating than endometriosis and adenomysis because bone pain limit my body movement. I couldn’t walk far…

Tips for a healthy skin

Drink at least 8 glasses of water every day. Cut some beet root into small pieces and grind them. Squeeze juice from beet root and massage to your face for 5 minutes. Shower after 10 minutes with mild soap or gram flour. Mix sandalwood powder with rose water and add 4 to 5 drops of…

My TAHBSO story

A month ago today, I was operated on to remove my uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and cervix. The procedure is called total abdominal hysterectomy bilateral salpingo oophorectomy or TAHBSO. TAHBSO was performed because I had a serious case of endometriosis, adenomyosis and adenomyoma. My OB-GYNE said hysterectomy is the best option that I could have…

Reasons to Earn a Master’s Degree in Nursing

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While nursing is already a great and in-demand field for those interested in the healthcare industry and in taking care of others, the industry offers more variety than you might currently be aware of. Have you already earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing? If so, you’ll certainly be doing yourself a favor by attending an…

Preparing for an operation

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After years of suffering from prolonged and heavy menstruation and failed hormonal therapy to manage my endometriosis and adenomyosis (and recently adenomyoma), I have decided to undergo the knife soon. According to my doctor, surgery or hysterectomy is the only viable solution to spare me of constant pain. The recommendation also came after my recent ultrasound showed…