Risk of depression rises after a hysterectomy
A new study finds women face an increased risk of depression and anxiety after a hysterectomy.
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic tracked over 2-thousand women who had their uterus, but not ovaries removed.
The women were nearly 7% more likely to develop depression within the next 30 years than their peers.
And the risk was even higher among women who had a hysterectomy before they were 35.
The study was led by researchers at Mayo Clinic and published in 'Menopause.'
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