Clinic Corner: Pelvic pain part 2
In addition to vulvodynia, chronic pelvic pain without an identifiable cause, and vaginismus, involuntary muscle contraction of the pelvic floor and difficulty allowing vaginal penetration, pelvic pain can spring from a variety of issues. For example, endometriosis, urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted diseases and fibroids can all contribute to pelvic pain.
Increasing your emotional intelligence
Even as the world gets more technical and wired, the softer skill of emotional intelligence or EQ is more important than ever. During October’s Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month, we wanted to focus on the relationship between our emotions, minds and bodies while taking time to highlight the importance of emotional intelligence and healthy emotional development.
Why flu shots are so important
Flu shots are critically important for individual, family and community health.
Not only can a flu shot save your life, but they can also reduce sick days, prevent doctor’s visits and hospitalizations, and support overall herd immunity. An annual vaccine, updated each year to address current flu strains, is the best way to prevent influenza.
Celebrating the First Weeks of Fall
Autumn arrived in beautiful fashion on Sept. 22, with temperatures cooling, leaves turning and the sun shining. Whether you were wistful about saying farewell to summer or thrilled to usher in the new season, there are many ways to celebrate and recognize these first days of fall.
Clinic Sofia is “Minnesota’s Best” in Two Categories
Thank you for recognizing Clinic Sofia as one of Minnesota’s Best in the 2022 Star Tribune Readers’ Choice Awards! We appreciate your votes of confidence and are honored to be recognized again as top-ranked “Gold” winners in two categories: Minnesota’s Best Women’s Health Clinic and Minnesota’s Best Fertility Specialist.
A back-to-fall routine for adults
No matter what your age, fall probably reminds you of the back-to-school routine: New supplies and clothes, a fresh slate, the chance to learn something new. If you’re wistful for these days, the good news is that everyone can start fresh this season. In fact, adults can benefit just as much as kids from a back-to-fall reset and routine.