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What is Urodynamic Testing?

When someone is having issues using the restroom or problems emptying their bladder, urodynamic tests are a medical tool used to assess the situation. These tests can officially diagnose patients with medical issues like urinary incontinence,…
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Overactive Bladder 101

With more than 200,000 cases in the United States alone per year, overactive bladder (also called OAB) is a common medical condition many women and men experience. This urological issue causes a frequent, urgent need to use the restroom, sometimes…
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Dr. Durrett and Dr. Mora of Avant Gynecology Featured on “The Weekly Check-Up” on WSB Radio

On Sunday, August 30, Avant Gyneology’s Dr. Lynley Durrett and Dr. Obiamaka Mora — both honorees of the 2020 “Top Doctors” list in Atlanta magazine's July issue — returned as guests on The Weekly Check-Up on News/Talk WSB Radio. During…
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The Effects of Systemic Racism on Black Women’s Healthcare Access

The systemic discrimination facing Black women and men in the United States is nothing new but with the recent Black Lives Matter movement, these issues have come into the spotlight. Unfortunately, the specific ways they affect Black women in…
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The Benefits of Keeping Your Pubic Hair

Over the past several decades, smooth, bare skin has become mainstream for millions of people, regardless of their gender. Many enjoy shaved skin, compared to when the hair is left to grow out naturally. Because of this, it’s become routine…
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How Your Happiness Can Impact Your Health

We’re all living through truly unprecedented times. From dealing with a global pandemic to processing national political unrest, it’s no surprise that many people are also experiencing mental health struggles as well. Despite how common…