Entries by Jessica Killeen

A Message to Our Patients about COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The well-being and safety of our patients is our highest priority. Please be assured that we are following all guidelines and precautions suggested by the Center for Disease Control & Prevention, and will continue to monitor new information as it becomes available. If you are experiencing any symptoms of respiratory illness or cold symptoms (fever, […]

Tips for Staying Active This Winter

When you think about the coldest season of the year, staying active this winter may not be the first thing that pops into your brain. You’re more likely to think about things like steaming soups, mugs of hot chocolate, and bundling up by the fire. But working out is especially important during the wintertime. Not […]

Experiencing Winter Blues? You’re Not Alone!

Winter may be filled with holiday cheer for some people, but for others, the dark, cold, and dreary weather is almost too much to bear. When the weather contributes to feelings of depression or sadness, this is called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). About 16 million people in the United States are expected to have an […]

OBGYN Visits for the LGBTQIA Community

Differences, Barriers to Access, and What We’re Doing to Help LGBTQIA community members often face major obstacles to receiving fair treatment and access to healthcare. Tragically, OBGYN services are no exception to this serious issue. At Avant Gynecology, we recognize the importance of correcting this harmful trend and effort towards making our offices a safe […]

Why Women Should Stay Active, No Matter Their Age

A natural part of growing older is becoming less active. Life gets busier, natural energy levels fluctuate, and even general enjoyment around physical activities can wane. Regardless, it’s important to keep up active habits and find ways to enjoy this important part of living a long, healthy life. Keep reading below to learn why women […]

Dealing with Lack of Sexual Desire as a Woman

The medical term for lack of sexual desire is hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). This condition is extremely common. In fact, one-third of women ages 18 to 59 report having low sexual desire. However, this condition can be very tricky to diagnose and treat since “low sexual desire” can be defined very differently from person […]

Women’s Hormones 101: How Much They Affect Us

Hormones impact women in multiple different ways. Hidden from sight and working away inside, these substances that exist in the tissue and fluids can directly change women’s weight, energy levels, mood, and food cravings.  While hormones can be complicated and impact a wide scope of women’s health, the experts at Avant Gynecology are here to […]

Navigating the Complex World of Dieting

The diet industry is complex and ever-changing. There are countless fad diets claiming to be the key to weight loss. However, many of them come with hidden complications and even serious risks. We’re breaking down some important guidelines for anyone navigating the overwhelming world of dieting. Do Your Research Before you commit to any major […]