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October 3, 2023

A Deep Dive Into Hysterectomy

with podcast guest

Dr. Michael Green

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Dr. Michael Green, M.D. is a board-certified OB/GYN and the Chief Medical Officer of Winona, a telehealth service that offers hormone replacement therapy to women in perimenopause and menopause. In addition, he currently works as an OB hospitalist and site director for OBHG at Northridge Medical Center.

In this episode, Dr. Mike and I talk about the types of hysterectomies, the benefits and drawbacks of different surgical approaches, what you need to think about when considering this procedure, why hysterectomy might be recommended, the impact of hysterectomies on ovarian function and hormone levels, post-operative care and recovery expectations, how hormone replacement therapy can support overall health and hormone balance in the long term, and so much more!

Highlights

  • The most common conditions that might lead to a hysterectomy recommendation
  • Alternative treatments for these conditions and why they might not be enough
  • Types of hysterectomies and why the terminology is sometimes confusing
  • The different methods of hysterectomy and the benefits and drawbacks of each
  • Choosing between the different methods
  • What to expect during the post-operative recovery period
  • Why the average age for hysterectomy has been increasing
  • Whether hysterectomies should be offered to younger women
  • Important considerations before deciding to undergo a hysterectomy
  • Hormonal changes that occur after a hysterectomy
  • Effects of surgical menopause and why it’s very different from natural menopause
  • How Winona, an online telehealth company that specializes in hormone replacement therapy, can help you
  • Pervasive misconceptions about hormone replacement therapy
  • The dosage adjustment process
  • The negative impact of the Women’s Health Initiative study on public perception

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