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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 Tibitabo 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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Thinking about a better style of life? 10 health tips to help you

A doctor in Barcelona gives the main practical health tips for a better daily life.

  • A balanced diet

A good and balanced diet is the key to a healthier life. You should eat a wide range of fruits and vegetables, lots of proteins and avoid fat food. It is important to consume the right amount of calories in balance with the energy that you burn.

  • Avoid smoking

It is already well known that smoking is bad for your health for several reasons and many are the benefits of quitting. By not smoking you can reduce future risks of the diseases related with tobacco and you can improve your life expectancy. If you would need a further Read more “Thinking about a better style of life? 10 health tips to help you”

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Our house-call doctors are also available in summer!

DoctorsBarcelona knows that a health problem happens anytime so our house-call doctors are also working during the summer months. We aren’t going on holidays!. Although lifestyle and normal rhythm in this season are different, our house-call service doesn’t change, it remains the same and is still available 24h/7d.

Barcelona is a fascinating destination even more in summer. The city has lots of attractions and offers delightful plans in different neighborhoods during these weeks (read about them here). For that reason and due to Read more “Our house-call doctors are also available in summer!”

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What is cystitis? Symptoms and prevention

Cystitis or urine infection is an infection in the bladder that produces pain and discomfort. Most times, the infection is caused by a bacterium (Escherichia coli). If it’s detected early and the patient follows all the doctor’s treatment, the infection quickly disappears.

If the infection is not treated at an early stage it can move and affect the kidneys, provoking a more serious health problem (pyelonephritis, kidney infection) with health consequences. That’s why a fast diagnosis is essential to Read more “What is cystitis? Symptoms and prevention”

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Running in Barcelona : tips and motivations

Running in Barcelona has beecome a trend and keeps gaining new followers every day. Whoever tries it and survives the first days, says it is addictive.

In the morning, at noon or in the evening of any day that does not rain, go out and have a look around you. You will cross with solitary runners, groups of two or three or even training teams!

Barcelona doesn’t escape from this fashion and it isn’t necessary to go to the seaside to verify that the city is almost an athletics track! If you have just arrived in the city, going for a run, as well as a way of doing healthy and low-cost exercise, is a good way Read more “Running in Barcelona : tips and motivations”

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Tips to quit smoking

Smoking seriously harms your health. Health professionals, advertisements and also cigarettes boxes inform and encourage people to quit smoking. Nevertheless, 7 million people die as a consequence of tobacco every year, according to WHO. The last day of May is the “Non Tobacco Day” so, it could be a unique opportunity to give it up. Although, risks of smoking are well-known it’s important to Read more “Tips to quit smoking”

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¿ Stomach problems during a trip? Tips & recommendations

Exploring a new country or culture means immersing yourself in it in every way, also in gastronomy. The curiosity to try all the typical dishes of the place added to the fact that during the holidays we usually exceed the limits, eating and drinking more than usual, can lead to unpleasant consequences and cause stomach problems. Excesses that can cause a difficult night due to indigestion but if this discomfort continues and vomiting or the dreaded traveler’s gastroenteritis appear, our team of English-speaking doctors insists that Read more “¿ Stomach problems during a trip? Tips & recommendations”

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Spring and pollen allergy time

Spring, is the season when most of us want to spend more time outdoors, doing activities that allow us to enjoy more hours of sunshine and good weather. But on the other hand, it is the feared season for those who suffer from pollen allergy. It’s the most uncomfortable season of the year for them because it’s practically synonymous of suffering from nasal congestion, irritation of the eyes, tearing or sneezing (some of the most common symptoms) for days or weeks.

What is an allergy?

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Visiting Barcelona on Sant Jordi

Barcelona wakes up in a very different way every 23rd of April. It’s Sant Jordi’s day and roses and books are the focus during this celebration. The streets become outdoor book shops, where writers present their last work and also there are flower shops everywhere. If you are in Barcelona on Sant Jordi’s day it’s an excellent opportunity to Read more “Visiting Barcelona on Sant Jordi”

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