Protecting your memory
Do you struggle to remember the names of people you have just met? Or where you placed your keys? While memory tends to decline over time and does include a genetic component, there are many things you can do to keep your mind sharp, no matter what your age.
“The good news is there are a lot of things we can do to protect and preserve brain health over the years,” said Physician Assistant Sarah Brock. “Fortunately, many of them are enjoyable activities that will keep you sharp and entertained.”
Why strength training is so important for women
There is a reason so many women lift weights today: Strength training builds muscle mass, makes our joints stronger and enhances bone density—and that’s just the start of it.
What if I have an abnormal Pap test?
If your latest Pap test results came back positive, it does not mean you have cervical cancer. It does mean your doctor found some unusual or abnormal cells on your cervix that will likely require further evaluation.
Women and headaches
Three out of four migraine sufferers are women, according to the Office on Women’s Health, thanks in part to hormones that can cause headaches throughout the month and throughout numerous milestones. National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month offers a chance to take a closer look at what we’re experiencing and why.
What the Clinic Sofia team is looking forward to this summer
Now that summer has officially arrived, our team is looking forward to outdoor fun and adventure, new challenges, travel and fun time at home. We asked what they were more excited about and here is what they had to say.
Summer sun protection tips
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month—arriving just ahead of summer, it reminds us that skin cancer is America’s most common cancer, with more than 5 million cases diagnosed each year, and that good sun protection is essential. Most skin cancers are caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet or UV rays from the sun, which can damage skin cells.