When uterus of a women removed due to different medical issues or to remove fallopian tubes, cervix, or further adjoining structures is called hysterectomy.*, **, ***, ****, These women due to change in metabolism and hormonal conditions experience unwanted weight gain more than women who did not. The question is how to reduce or control weight after hysterectomy?

Weight gain is a common complaint after hysterectomy, with many women having the perception that weight gain occurred even though they did not change their diet or exercise patterns; therefore, we were interested in comparing perceived weight changes with measured weight changes. Both the control women and the women undergoing hysterectomy tended to underreport weight gain, but underreporting of weight gain was more common among the controls. This may reflect that women who had hysterectomies were more aware of their weight and reported it more accurately, or they were more likely to acknowledge weight gain if they believed there was a plausible reason for it (i.e., their surgery).

There are afew basic steps which we all ignore to take for weight managment like

  1. Drinking Luke warm water all the time.

  2. Not having heavy meals after 6 PM.

  3. Being only on fruit and vegetable juices one day of week for cleansing the body and detoxification.

  4. For constipating we can have a teaspoon of sabja/basil seeds at night after soaking them for 10 minutes in water.

  5. Eat healthy and avoid sugar, white rice and fast foods.

  6. One easy way to reduce calories without reducing the amount of food you eat is to up your fruit and vegetable intake. Add a large salad with low-fat dressing before lunch and dinner. You’ll find you’re not as hungry for the main meal. Add two pieces of fruit to your cereal bowl and make your midday snack some raw broccoli dipped in plain yogurt or low-fat ranch dressing. You get the idea.

  7. One way that helps is looking for healthy alternatives to daily food items such as using honey instead of sugar, brown rice instead of white rice, replacing vegetable oil and ghee with olive oil, eating only raw vegetables like cabbage, lettuce, carrot, cucumber at night.

You can also follow some diet tips to help reducing your weight like

  1. Stop taking carbohydrates:*, **, ***, ****,That means no more pasta, pieces of bread, or any other types of grains like rice, etc.

  2. Stop drinking drinks with extra calories:*, **, ***, ****,Drinks such as juices, smoothies, sodas, coffee in a blended form or even alcohol, etc. these drinks have high dense calorie that increases the weight very fast.

  3. Stop eating syrups and sauces:*, **, ***, ****,salad dressing, sauces, syrups are highly loaded with fats or sugar. As an alternative to that, you can take vinegar in salad and lemon juice as a drink.

Now let’s go for the permitted steps.

  1. Take safe carbohydrates:*, **, ***, ****,There are some carbohydrates that are very good for boosting metabolism. Lots of vegetables, legumes, right kinds of fruits, and as fest can take some sweet potatoes.

  2. Take safe proteins:*, **, ***, ****,Lean meat, chicken, and fish are safe to take as protein for this type of patient.

  3. Drinks:*, **, ***, ****,Green tea and lots of water are very benefiting to health in this condition. Lemon juice sweetening with Stevia, which is a natural sweetener, can make a healthy drink and assist in losing weight.

As the second way, we can talk about exercises. But during the treatment period, any stressful exercise is harmful. Just try something easy and light in a regular manner. If you face constipation, then please try for any kind of fiber supplement.

Women undergoing hysterectomies appear to be at higher risk for weight gain in the first year after surgery. Heavier women and women who have had weight fluctuations throughout adulthood may be at greater risk for postsurgical weight gain, suggesting that lifestyle interventions to maintain or lose weight may be particularly helpful for these women in the months following hysterectomy.