How Long Does Menopause Last After A Hysterectomy?

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Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus.

The uterus, or womb, is a pear-shaped, muscular organ that lies behind the urinary bladder, in front of the rectum, and above the vagina. It is connected to the vagina through the cervix, or neck, and it connects with the abdominal cavity through the fallopian tubes.

The uterus serves at least four main functions:

1. To prepare for the reception of a fertilized egg

2. To nurture and support the embryo during its development

3. To expel the baby...

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