A group of diverse active women working out together, doing some of the best exercises for women.

Best Exercises for Women

While it’s true that women are capable of doing anything and everything, there are some physical exercises that are better suited for our goals and our bodies. Plus, if you are just getting started on your physical fitness journey, it’s…
A group of women friends laughing together, discussing common women's health rumors

Cycling Up With Your Friends: Common Women's Health Rumors

Women’s health doesn’t get nearly as much attention as men’s health. There’s lots to still learn about women and their bodies. While many years ago other women might have had to guess or make up rules about why our bodies do certain…
Black woman confused about when to see a doctor about abnormal menstrual cycles.

What Causes Abnormal Menstrual Cycles?

It can be frustrating to keep track of your menstrual cycle. Sometimes your period is right on time doing exactly what you expect it to do, but other times it shows up late, and the bleeding is irregular. It’s normal to feel worried if…
A woman looking off into the distance, wondering how to get rid of your nerves before visiting the obgyn

How to Get Over Nerves Before Visiting your OBGYN

Visiting your GYN practice can be a nerve-wracking experience if you don’t like doctors or the idea of someone examining your sensitive areas. Turns out a large percentage of women ages 18 and 71 experience fear when it comes to visiting their…

Dr. Lynley Durrett of Avant Gynecology Receives Top Doctors Honor

Congratulations to Dr. Lynley Durrett on ranking amongst metro Atlanta’s Top Doctors in Atlanta magazine’s July issue! Dr. Durrett, who has been practicing obstetrics and gynecology for more than 20 years, has been annually recognized as…
African America woman sitting on bed looking sad, thinking about the mental health issues women face.

Mental Health Issues that Women Face

The risks for common mental health issues like depression and anxiety are much higher for the female population than the male population. Women are actually 1.7 times more likely to develop clinical depression, and similarities are present with…