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From these groups’ grassroots efforts today, other issues, such as calling attention to the types of subtle post-hysterectomy side effects that may take years or even decades to manifest, have become yet another rallying point. Years ago, women took aim against what they felt was an insensitive medical community, which they believed viewed the female reproductive system as a useless group of organs once women had finished childbearing or had reached a certain age. Sherrill Sellman, author of the book Hormone Heresy, wrote in an essay entitled Hysterectomy Heresy that women faced a formidable medical community in the early 1970s.

Prostaglandins A family of potent hormone-like fatty acids secreted by an array of tissues that can serve as a source of pain and inflammation. Prostaglandins have been implicated in a wide variety of pain syndromes from migraine headaches to uterine cramps. 40 As will be discussed in Part 5, the condition is exceptionally complex and can strike as young as the teen years. Even though over-the-counter medications can be used to alleviate the discomfort for some women, a health care provider may choose something stronger to address a particularly elevated degree of pain.

I am 55 and have been spotting recently. I am an emotional wreck because of this. Could this be residual menstrual cycles? I stopped menstruating three years ago. There is no recognized medical condition called a “residual menstrual cycle” that occurs after you have become post-menopausal. Additionally, it would be difficult for your physician even to tell you what the source of the bleeding is without a thorough examination. Bleeding after menopause could be a sign of a serious problem that needs to be evaluated by your health care provider, and the sooner the better.

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