Spare the Ovaries! What Women Should Ask Before a Hysterectomy

Far too many women, even young women, have their perfectly healthy ovaries removed at the time of a hysterectomy. Doctors long recommended this to prevent ovarian cancer later in life. Although many doctors claim that this practice rarely happens today, the statistics say otherwise. Of the 600,000 hysterectomies each year for non-cancerous causes, half of all women have their ovaries removed at the same time -- and many of these women have many years to go before menopause. So, it seems...Full Story
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