Treatment Options

Post Tubal Ligation Syndrome

Roughly 37% of women suffer from Post tubal ligation syndrome, following tubal ligation surgery.  It is also said that of those 37%, women who have had their tubes cauterized at a younger age are at a higher risk for this syndrome.

Symptoms of PTLS include:

  • Hot flashes
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Irregular or Heavier Periods
  • Loss of Libido
  • Increased depression and/or anxiety
  • Achy, sore joints and/or muscles
  • Weight gain
  • Memory Lapse
  • Pelvic pain
  • Increased headaches

Post Tubal Ligation Syndrome has also been linked with other medical issues which include:

  • Castrative menopause
  • Ovarian Isolation
  • Imbalances of hormones or hormone shock
  • Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
  • Increased risk of heart disease
  • Severe pelvic adhesions
  • Bone loss/osteoporosis
  • Misplacement of female organs

Can PTLS be treated?

Treatment for PTLS consists of tubal ligation reversal.  A majority of patients that have had a reversal have felt an improvement in their overall health and wellbeing.  The exact mechanism of action that improves these symptoms is unknown.

We can help you with your symptoms.  A tubal ligation reversal is done in our facility as an outpatient procedure.  Get started by clicking here.