HRT: Patch vs Pill

The ability to adjust a woman’s hormones manually, via hormone replacement therapy (HRT), is very new in the larger scheme of human existence. As a result, researchers continually find pros and cons to the variety of options available- as well as dosage and formulas....

5 Reasons to Stay Positive Through Menopause

Tired of listening to the negative stories about menopause? So are we! We see hundreds of women in their menopause years with bright shining faces (no, the shine is not related to hot flashes!) and energetic spirits who are loving life now that they are done with...

5 Questions You Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed to Ask Your OB/GYN

  As OB/GYNs we do what we do because we love women, we love babies, and we love keeping women as healthy as possible. We know that visiting the gynecologist can be embarrassing for many women, especially women who are particularly shy, modest or who are...

Perimenopause: The Menopause Journey Begins

While everyone thinks they know about menopause, we find most women are unclear about how long the process actually is, how you can begin experiencing symptoms long before periods cease, and that things aren’t always as awful as pop culture and urban myth has led us...

Why Choose Overlake for Your Women’s Health Needs?

It’s no mystery that you have your pick of qualified obstetricians and gynecologists in the Bellevue area, so what makes us feel the team here at Overlake are “the ones?” Well, only you can actually make that distinction, but we’re sure hoping you’ll give us an...

What You Eat May Delay Menopause

For some women, menopause is a blessing – no more periods, and no more chances of getting pregnant. For others, however, it’s a dreaded tick-tock – a marker that’s quickly approaching when you haven’t hatched all the chicks you’re hoping for yet. Then, there are...