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Get Back to Being You

You are Invited “Get Back to Being You” Please join Drs. Moona Haque, Katherine Diase and Jane Starr of Southwest Ob Gyn Associates for a  free informative meet and greet as they discuss Mona Lisa Touch laser therapy (MLT). This new treatment helps restore changes in vaginal health that affect as many as 50% of post-menopausal women.…

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Early Detection is Key for Survival

The American Cancer Society estimates that 22,440 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer in 2017 and approximately 14,080 women will die from the disease. Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women age 63 years and older. Approximately 1 in 75 women will develop ovarian cancer – more than any other…

Be Ready for National Night Out

Every year on the first Tuesday of August we gather as a community to discuss the necessity of community involvement groups that go beyond the police to help protect residential neighborhoods. We live in an age in which it is possible to communicate with someone across the globe instantly and share live video with millions.…

Make Massage Part of Your Wellness Toolkit

Massage provides health benefits for women during every stage of life. It assists with managing the stress of a busy career, pregnancy, and new motherhood. Since women often manage these stages in tandem with one another, implementing wellness practices like massage becomes especially important. Southwest OB/GYN, Houston OB/GYN Women’s Health, considers massage therapy a beneficial…

5 Tips To Protect Your Skin From The Summer Sun

Today, for Sun Safety Week, we want to tackle an important subject, and it’s not one you might expect hear about from your friendly Houston gynecologist. When most people think about women’s health, a list of “obvious” issues comes to mind: breast cancer, pap smears, fertility, prenatal care… But not many stop to think about…

6 Ways You Can Celebrate National Women’s Health Week

It’s National Women’s Health Week! While you may not have heard of it before, it’s a special event led by the US Department of Health and Human Services every year after Mother’s Day for the last 18 years. This week is all about you – and helping you take the steps toward your healthiest life…

The Time to Get Inspired, Educated, and Empowered About Healthcare Planning is Now!

National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is an annual event celebrated around the world. This year, the week-long event took place from April 16 – 22, 2017. NHDD is a national initiative that was created for adults of all ages and genders. The objective is to plan for a health crisis. When you make decisions ahead…

Hormone Pellet Therapy

The Physicians and staff of Southwest Ob Gyn Associates are pleased to announce that we will soon be offering a new service to our patients: Hormone Pellet Therapy As you get older, you may notice changes in the way you look and feel. For many women, this includes: Less skin elasticity. Moodiness and anxiety. A…

Playing It Safe – Keeping You and Your Family Safe and Healthy on Spring Break

A family vacation is one of those special times during which you can enjoy spending quality time with your children without the pressures of everyday life intruding. When preparing for your trip it is vital to understand common risks for your children’s safety and to take proactive steps to prevent issues. Here are some things…

Take it to Heart: Women’s Heart Health

Heart health is important for anyone at any age, especially women. In the past, this disease was considered only for men; however, over time, heart disease has begun to impact women just as much as men. In fact, the Texas Heart Institute states that 40 percent of deaths amongst women are due to cardiovascular disease.…