Your Annual OB/GYN Exam

There is much more involved in an annual visit to your OB/GYN than a pap test. Not only does your visit help to build a rapport with the individual who is privy to some of the most intimate details of your life, but exams are also used as a well-woman checkup to...

How Do I Know if I Have a UTI?

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is clinically diagnosed via lab testing of a urine sample. Most women who’ve had a UTI don’t need any lab to tell them whether they have one or not because the progressive UTI symptoms are pretty clear indications of infection. That...

Healthcare for Transgender and Gender Diverse Individuals

Working in a more progressive area of the country means we’re always on the forefront of meeting the needs of diverse individuals and patients. That’s why Overlake’s team of physicians and exceptional staff Loved ACOG Releases Guidance on Healthcare for Transgender...

Planning for Reproductive Health and Wellness at Each Stage of Life

Women’s care is hardly “the same issue over and over again.” Women’s reproductive health and wellness needs continue to evolve over time. A woman in her 20s has very different needs than one in her 40s, and has very different needs from her 65 year-old counterpart. An...

Understanding Irregular Periods

  It’s a rare woman who has consistent periods from her first menses through perimenopause. Irregular periods will happen from time to time as the result of hormonal or dietary changes, stress, contraception changes, or other physical conditions. In most...

5 STI Symptoms You Can’t Ignore

The good news? Most of the time abnormal discharge, vaginal itchiness or a slight irritation is no major cause for concern. However, it’s always worth having it checked by your OB/GYN in case there is something more to it. The not-so-good news? Some of the most common...