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.
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