At SouthLake OBGYN, we have found that the majority of women are not troubled by menopause and that symptoms associated with menopause tend to disappear over time. If you become physically uncomfortable, or are worried about by your menopause symptoms, it’s important to discuss them with us at your next visit, so be sure to […]
Your Body at 40 plus: Seeing the Signs of Perimenopause
Hot flashes. Mood swings. Decreased libido. You remember your mother talking about the change, but is it really happening to YOU? If you’re in your forties, it’s fairly likely that what you’re experiencing is actually perimenopause, or what some physicians refer to as “the change before the change.” Perimenopause is the time prior to menopause, […]
Varicose Veins in Pregnancy: Can you Prevent Them?
If it’s your third trimester, you may have noticed blue or purple squiggly veins on your legs. Your mother or grandmother may have had them, and now it’s your turn. Can anything be done? While there is no guaranteed way to keep varicose veins from developing, here are seven tips that may help prevent or […]
Five Bizarre Birth Control Methods from History
It’s easy to feel frustrated by modern birth control options. None of them work perfectly for all women all the time. Still, birth control has come a long way in the past fifty years. In fact, just looking back in history makes me really, really glad I’m a 21st century physician. Just consider a few […]