Tips to travel while being pregnant

Expecting while flying? Discover some of our tips on how to travel pregnant and how you can get a medical certificate in Barcelona

Flying can be stressing for each one of us, especially if you are expecting a baby. For this reason, we thought to give some tips in order to help pregnant women having a nice and comfy departure. If you would be traveling for work or pleasure, Doctors Barcelona can provide you a medical certificate in Barcelona. Discover here when and how to get one.

Here are some tips to have a more comfortable trip while you are pregnant:

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How to avoid a Jet lag

Jet lag is a condition which can affect your traveling. Discover here how to manage it. You can contact a local doctor in Barcelona if you would be sick because of your jet lag.

Traveling abroad can be tiring, especially when you travel to countries with different time zones. A jet lag can exhaust you and suck away your energy. Luckily, wherever in the world you travel, there are ways to prevent the Jet lag to happen. Discover those ways reading our article of this week. You can always contact a local doctor in Barcelona if the Jet lag would be a problem while being aboard.

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The most common diagnosis of this summer

Another summer has passed. Doctors Barcelona has taken care of the main health problems and the most common illnesses which our patients had while traveling in Barcelona.

Another summer is over and a lot of people went back home to work or study. Doctors Barcelona has decided to compile the most common diagnosis throughout this summer. If you are an expat, a tourist, or you are abroad for business, you can always book a medical visit in Barcelona with us. We give you the diagnosis and treatment for most of the illnesses and infections, with necessary prescriptions.

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How to sit in the office? 10 Exercises to do at your desk!

How you should sit on your desk according to Doctors Barcelona and the 10 exercises you can use to alleviate your pain.

We all have had long days at the office, sitting in front of the laptop, looking at the screen for hours. Even typing or scrolling on the internet can become difficult for us. A bad posture while sitting on your desk can cause pain in different parts of the body: legs, neck, back, shoulders, arm, wrists. If while reading this post, you are sitting down in your office, stop working for a few minutes and take the time to read the exercises we prepared for you. Those exercises will help you to reduce the pain while you are at work and you can include them in your daily routine at the office. If your pain doesn’t get better, you should consult one of our professionals specialised in Physiotherapy in Barcelona.

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Tips to be safe during La Mercè

La Mercè is getting closer, we give you some tips to be safe during this amazing celebration. And remember, if you would need a medical visit, DoctorsBarcelona works also on bank holidays!

It’s starting the countdown for the festival of La Mercè that will see Barcelona and its inhabitants protagonist of this four days of pure concerts, games, traditions and entertainment activities. The city will become like a big theatre. The celebration takes place the 21, 22, 23 and 24 September. Barcelona colours up even more than normal, firework will cross its sky and music will be around every corner of the street. If you would need a medical visit in Barcelona during La Merce’, no worries. We work on bank holidays as well. You are safe with us!

Also, Doctors Barcelona will be taking part in this wonderful time and to fully enjoy and embrace La Mercè experience. In this occasion, we decided to give you some safety tips.

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What causes severe stomach ache?

Stomach ache is really common and can be caused by many different reasons. Watch out, sometimes this pain can be the indication of something very serious. Find out what your pain can be and how one of our local doctors in Barcelona can help you

There are multiple reasons why stomach ache occurs. Most of the time the pain is nothing serious and disappears after a few days. However, severe pain can be a sign of something more serious. You should learn how to recognise which symptoms need the consultation of a doctor. How to get medical help while travelling? If you would be travelling for work or pleasure, you can always contact one of our local doctors in Barcelona. You can arrange a visit just with a simple click on your phone or with a call. An English speaking doctor will be at your disposition.

Let’s find out some of the causes of stomach ache.

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How much does a private doctor ’s visit cost without insurance?

The Spanish health care has one the best systems in the world, discover how to visit a private doctor without any insurance and how much it will cost you.

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The Spanish heath care system is ranked among one of the best in the world and you can rely on both private or public healthcare. If you live or work in Spain officially, you have the right to have access to the public one. If you are a tourist or an expat coming from outside Europe you have to choose for the private health insurance.

What if you are travelling and you don’t have one? In this case, you will need to pay the full amount of any medical costs and this could be quite expensive. However, If you are in Barcelona and you would like to see a private doctor without any health insurance, you can contact one expert of our team. Once you have booked an appointment via phone or via our website, one of our English speaking doctors will be at your home or hotel to help you with your problem.

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10 Best physiotherapy exercises to reduce back pain

Doctors Barcelona have put together 10 simple physiotherapy exercises you can do at home to decrease your pain

Most People have experienced lower back pain and many can be the causes. For this reason, Doctors Barcelona recommends you 10 exercises for back pain to do at home. You can repeat them everyday in combination with other activities like walking, yoga or swimming. Always listen to your body and find a physiotherapist if the pain would not be improving after a few weeks or if you would experience sever pain while exercising.

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How do you get a medical certificate while travelling?

If you are sick while on a business trip, during travelling or while being abroad for your studies you shouldn’t worry. Doctors Barcelona can provide you the medical certificate you need!

Barcelona is a city for a multitude of occasions: business, pleasure, studying and so much more. It can happen that during your stay you get sick and you would need a medical certificate to justify your absence at a conference, for your study or a ‘fit to fly’ certificate to be allowed to travel back home. The problem with being sick abroad is that you do not really know how everything works and you don’t feel like wasting valuable time. Doctors Barcelona is your solution. One of our doctors will be at your door in 45 minutes, and give you a sick note or a ‘fit to fly’ certificate after a consultation.

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Barcelona with kids: The most common illnesses for children on vacation

Traveling with kids is fun, but you should always be prepared in case they get sick. Here you will find the most common illnesses your child can get abroad and the closest pediatrician near you


Barcelona is a city that fascinates adults as well as children. Full of actives and things to do by day and by night, this city is a great destination for family holidays. While travelling in Barcelona, you can have fun with your kids at the Acquarium, or bring them in one of the many child friendly museums. They can have fun playing on the beach, going to the Parc d’ Atraccions in Tibidabo or riding a bike through the city. We all know that while travelling with kids, we should be prepared for when they get sick. You will always feel safe travelling with kids in Barcelona, the Spanish health care is commonly to be really good. You can always and easily consult a pediatrician if your child is sick. Discover here which one is the closest pediatrician near you.

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