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…
OBGYN specialist explaining to a patient everything she needs to know about ovarian cysts

What You Need to Know About Ovarian Cysts

Ovaries are a part of the women’s reproductive organs, so they play a huge role in having a baby and monthly menstruation. Yet, most of the time women don’t actively think about their ovaries if it’s not that time of the month or if they’re…
Blond woman walking with her brown haired boyfriend, wondering about health conditions that are related to reproductive health.

Health Conditions That Are Related to Reproductive Health

The reproductive system that women have is complex. While there are a lot of issues that can affect a woman's reproductive system directly such as endometriosis, uterine fibroids, and reproductive cancers, what about the other health issues…