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How to stay healthy when you work from home

The onset of the pandemic brought many changes in our lives. One of the largest is the opportunity to work remotely. It has offered the flexibility to juggle all the roles we must fill. And it has been pleasant for many, but it has brought along stress as well. Overcoming gender inequality in the workplace…

How to get a good night’s rest

We all need a good night’s rest. When we get the sleep we need we wake up feeling refreshed and have a better chance of staying healthy. So, are you getting enough sleep? Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Sleep One warning sign is that you are waking up tired in the morning. You…

6 Way You Can Stay Healthy & Fit As You Get Older

Aging gracefully. We all want to make sure that we are living our best lives for as long as we can. Remembering that it is not all about our appearance. Aging gracefully also means approaching each day in the best physical and mental condition possible. It all begins with taking responsibility for our health. With…

Why Your Child Needs a COVID-19 Vaccine

The Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 is now available to anyone 12 years old and older. The vaccine protects children from COVID-19 and from spreading it to others. Even though COVID-19 illness and complications in children have been milder than in older adults, some children can get seriously ill from COVID-19. Here is some information for…

11 Tips To Ѕtау Неаlthу In The Houston Summеr

The summer months in Houston can be brutal. As temperatures and humidity rise, so do healthrisks — especially if you’re pregnant. You need to take special care to keep yourself cool,comfortable, and healthy. Here’s what to keep in mind throughout the dog days of summer. 1. Stay Hydrated The more you sweat, the more fluids…

Get Educated and Empowered About Your Healthcare Planning Today

What is National Healthcare Decisions Day? National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is an annual event celebrated on April 16th worldwide. NHDD is a national initiative to empower and encourage all adults to plan for and safeguard against a health crisis in the future, a process called advance care planning. Making important decisions about your health…

Finding A Women’s Health Group That Is Right For You

Choosing the women’s health group that is right for you is important.  Not only do you want to work with experienced and knowledgeable health professionals, but you also want to choose a practice with compassionate providers and competent administrative staff.   Visiting your Gynecologist vs. Your Family Doctor Some women believe that visiting their family doctor…

Depression During & After Pregnancy: It’s Not Just In Your Head

Many expectant and new mothers experience depression. The stress produced while your body is going through the changes that pregnancy brings along makes you more vulnerable to the condition. Age, substance abuse, familial history of depression, and lack of support can contribute to your chance of developing postpartum depression. Those with depression during their pregnancy…

Sharing our Support and Belief for the Covid-19 Vaccine

Southwest Ob/Gyn Is Confident in the COVID-19 Vaccine A lot of women may have serious questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. The United States Food and Drug Administration presented an Emergency Use Authorization for the Pfizer-BioNtech mRNA vaccine for 16 years of age and older as a 2-dose regimen given three weeks apart. The Pfizer vaccine…

What is the Difference Between an OB/GYN and a Gynecologist?

To understand the difference between an OB/GYN physician and a gynecologist, one must know that both encompasses two separate medical specialties. Women see an OB/GYN provider for their health needs, including pregnancy and menopause management, while seeking an obstetrician has its own set of requirements. Although both gynecologists and OB/GYNs are medical doctors in women’s…