Change of healthy habits and priorities

Lately, taking care of our nutrition and health has become an arduous task. Obesity and overweight occupy the first positions in a race where health and physical well-being have always been the most important. What is known about these diseases? You have probably heard of obesity and overweight, but do you really know how they … Read more

Caring for mental health in childhood and growing up as happier adults

Psychological disorders are more common than is believed: 25% of the population will present a mental disorder during their lifetime, according to data from the World Health Organization. On International Mental Health Day, it is important to make it clear that the need for psychological support is a normal occurrence for a large part of … Read more

How to eat healthy without emptying your wallet

The Mediterranean Diet is the healthiest diet recognized worldwide thanks to the great presence and variety of products: vegetables, fruits, legumes, cereals, nuts, fish rather than red meat, dairy products, eggs and extra virgin olive oil. The problem is in the pocket, vegetables are not particularly cheap. How to make it possible to take the … Read more

Cyberchondria: what is it and how does it affect your health?

Cyberchondria refers to a person’s anxiety about their health, which leads them to constantly and obsessively search for medical information on the Internet to verify whether the symptoms they have, or think they have, are due to a serious illness. Mariola Pérez Marqués, specialist in Psychology, explains the main symptoms, treatments and guidelines to follow. … Read more

Pilates and physiotherapy: a beneficial combination for health

Pilates exercises provide many benefits for health problems. For this reason, combined with physiotherapy, this sport is a perfect therapeutic complement for the treatment of different injuries or pathologies. Practicing Pilates during pregnancy When a woman is pregnant, it is highly recommended to practice Pilates. In fact, it is important for pregnant women to exercise … Read more

How spasticity affects people’s health

Spasticity is a clinical sign that occurs in numerous neurological conditions, such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, hypoxic brain damage, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, tumors and degenerative diseases. It is a disorder that causes a loss of functionality and autonomy in the individual, affecting quality of life. Clinical variability of spasticity This disorder appears … Read more

How to take care of your eye health?

About 248 million people worldwide suffer from some visual impairment, of which 39 million are blind and 245 million have low vision. The main cause of visual impairment is uncorrected refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia or astigmatism. About 90% of people with eye problems live in developed countries and 65% are over 50 years … Read more

How to have a healthy mouth?

1. Assess the state of your oral cleanliness To begin with, if you are not sure if you are brushing your teeth correctly, you can ask your dentist to use a plaque detector. With this detector we will be able to identify the areas where there is more plaque deposited on the teeth and if … Read more

Lifestyle Medicine: How to lead a healthier life

Lifestyle medicine consists of the study and implementation of 6 fundamental pillars to maintain good health for as long as possible. Combating those aspects that detract from health and well-being and incorporating more effective habits to counteract the passage of time. How we manage these 6 pillars determines how we act as time goes by. … Read more