Reversing Prediabetes Naturally

Have you been diagnosed with prediabetes? If so, you were probably offered a prescription for Metformin or a similar medication, which is a synthetic way to support blood sugar regulation. However, prediabetes is often reversible without any medications. While...

Celebrate a Healthy, Socially Distanced Thanksgiving

We never could have predicted that eight to nine months into initial “shelter in place” orders we would still have to plan socially distant Thanksgivings. Most of us thought it would be a month – or three months – at most. But – here we are. We agree...

Simple Changes to Reduce Stress

We all know stress doesn’t feel good – pounding heart, irritated tummy, disrupted sleep, reactive actions, feelings of fear, self-doubt, and anxiety. Now, we’ve learned stress negatively impacts your body as a whole – contributing to illness and disease, and even...

Calcium Intake During Pregnancy

Once you’re pregnant, your body requires extra-special attention when it comes to what you eat. While your health is always a primary consideration, most women focus on vitamin/mineral needs to support the baby. When it comes to calcium, however, you are the top...

Tips for Controlling Your Blood Pressure

https://overlakeobgyn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Tips_for_Controlling.mp4 Heart disease used to be considered a “guy thing,” but not anymore. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. High blood pressure is one of the most powerful...

Pregnancy: What’s Normal & What’s Not

The two scariest pregnancies are often your first – and your second. You really don’t know what the heck is normal or not the first time around. Then, the second pregnancy can be so different than the first that you can’t tell what’s normal or not in that one either....