woman with hot water bottle on sofa suffering from uterus cramps with polycystic ovary syndrome

PCOS: Signs of the Problem & How to Deal with Symptoms

Many women quietly suffer from a female condition known as Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is a hormonal issue that causes an abnormal collection of fluid in the ovaries, sporadic or non-existent egg release, and irregular menstrual…
young-woman-having-back-ache-sitting-on-white-bed-picture, maybe having issues with uterine fibroids.

Uterine fibroids 101: What Are They & When Should You Seek Treatment

Some issues that affect a woman are fairly obvious and easily diagnosed. However, there are other some conditions that are less obvious and a little harder to diagnose like uterine fibroids. Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumor-like growths…
Adult attractive couple in bed having problem, woman wondering when to seek treatment for painful sex.

When to Seek Treatment for Painful Sex

Sexual experiences can involve a lot of descriptive language after the fact—sensual, enjoyable, pleasurable. Unfortunately for women who suffer from dyspareunia, painful intercourse, these are not terms they would use to describe a sexual…
Headshots of Dr. Lynley Durrett and Dr. Obiamaka Mora for the Weekly Check Up Show

Avant Gynecology’s Dr. Durrett and Dr. Mora featured on “The Weekly Check-Up”

On Sunday, August 19, Dr. Lynley Durrett and Dr. Obiamaka Mora of Avant Gynecology were guests on “The Weekly Check-Up Atlanta,” a healthcare-focused radio show airing every Sunday on AM 750 and NOW 95.5 FM News/Talk WSB. On the show,…
Woman with Endometriosis pain holding her stomach in a park.

The Symptoms of Endometriosis and the Treatment Options Available

Endometriosis is a painful issue that affects women of different age groups. The endometrium that naturally grows inside the uterine walls can spread to the outside of your uterus and start to spread and take over the reproductive parts of…
Heavy Lifting with Women

How Does Heavy Lifting Affect Your Uterus?

For the most part, the uterus is a pretty resilient part of a woman's body. After all, it is capable of housing an infant during its growth during pregnancy and then returning to its pre-pregnancy size. However, there are certain things that…