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...

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 Common Questions About Midwives and Midwifery Care

Here at Overlake OB/GYN we are proud to offer well-rounded care to our patients and this includes a staff of compassionate and dedicated midwives. Years ago, midwives were a normal attendance at virtually every birth in cultures all over the world. The industrial...

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...

Cervical Health: What You Need to Know

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and there’s no better place to focus your attention than your cervix. From that one small area – that comprises the “nose-like” projection at the top of your vagina – a lot of great things can happen, a few “not-so-great”...