Removal of ovaries leads to menopausal symptoms.Menopausal Side Effects: The side effects are generally linked with menopause
. These include the lack of ability to bear child, hot flashes, cease of menses, night sweats
, mood swings, fatigue, sleeplessness
, and anxiety. It may also decrease sex drive.
Medical Side Effects are :Women with no ovaries are at seven time higher risk of getting heart disease
. This risk is not as intense in women who have gone through natural menopause. Removal of ovaries also leads to a drop in testosterone
production which in turn my lead to osteoporosis-related bone fractures.
Discuss with your physician/surgeon in detail about the advantages and disadvantages of removal of ovaries. He will tailor the pros and cons according to your condition. Do not hesitate to ask any further questions.