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Go Red for Heart Health This Month

Did you know that one in three women die of heart disease and stroke each year? That’s a third of mothers, sisters and friends! And yet, nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented, according to the American Heart Association. That’s why it’s so important to be aware of the warning signs and to…

MonaLisa Laser Therapy® Informational Session

MonaLisa Laser Therapy® Informational Session

You Are Invited 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 MonaLisa Touch® laser therapy (MLT). This new treatment helps restore changes in vaginal health that affect as many as 50% of post-menopausal women. MLT is a virtually…

Exhaustion: Post-Holiday Let-Down or Something Else?

It’s January and many of us find ourselves struggling to get back on track after the holidays. Sometimes, it’s simply a matter of making a return to a less-stressful routine of healthier eating, exercise and sleep habits. But there are several health issues that can make women, in particular, feel exhausted all the time. Here…

Self-Care for Well-Being This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but for many women, the holiday season can also be stressful. From holiday parties and endless shopping, to travel and family visits, your holiday to-do list can quickly become overwhelming, and instead of feeling the holiday cheer, you are wishing for the season to be over. When…

Quitting Time!

Since 1975, the American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout® (GASO), a public awareness event to encourage people to quit smoking, on the third Thursday of November. The 43rd annual GASO will be celebrated on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Smoking and tobacco use pose a serious risk of death and disease for women. According…

Awareness + Early Detection = Weapons in Fighting Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. Throughout October, women, healthcare professionals and organizations around the world are calling attention to the importance of awareness and early detection of the disease during…

Be a Healthier, Fitter You!

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, an estimated 50,000-75,000 women of all ages will participate in local health and fitness events at more than 500 community locations across the country as part of the 17th Annual National Women’s Health & Fitness Day. This event is always held the last Wednesday in September as part of National…

Charles Pehr Retirement Notice

Charles Pehr Retirement Notice

Dear Patients and Friends; I am writing to inform you that I will be retiring from the active practice of medicine on October 31, 2018. It has been my great pleasure to provide medical, obstetrical and gynecological care for you for the last 45 years. I sincerely appreciate the friendship and trust that you have…

Managing Menopause

Approximately 65 million women in America between the ages of 40 and 70 are either approaching menopause, in active menopause or post-menopausal. The cause of menopause is the gradual depletion of estrogen in the body as we age, resulting in symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, sleep disruption, thinning bone density, mood swings, hormonal imbalance,…

Closing Southwest Houston office

Closing Southwest Houston office

Southwest Ob Gyn Associates has served the Southwest Houston Community for the past 23 years; therefore it is with mixed emotions that we announce the closing of our Southwest Houston office located at 7737 Southwest Freeway, Suite 895 effective October 19, 2018. Our physicians and staff remain committed to our patients and will continue to…