What are Cutting-Edge Orthodontic Options?

By |2019-01-07T15:14:59+00:007 January, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Cutting-Edge Orthodontic Options at Turó Park Dental Center Barcelona Read below to learn all that you need to know about two of the newest orthodontic options, now available from the orthodontic experts at Turó Park Medical and Dental Center Barcelona. The multi-lingual staff at Turó Park Medical and Dental Center are available to meet with you to make a personalized plan for getting your smile back in order! Lingual Braces Invisalign© Metal brackets are glued to the back [...]

How to adapt my skin to the seasonal changes?

By |2018-12-26T23:50:54+00:0026 December, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Turó Park Medical’s English-speaking Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Noemi González Muñoz offers some tips for how to “weather” changing seasons, temperatures and levels of moisture in the air so that your skin can look its best. Take advantage of beauty sleep You can add back moisture to the air (and your skin) by sleeping with a humidifier at night in your bedroom or an essential oil diffuser with some lavender or peppermint oil to ease stress and help you fall asleep. [...]

Staying healthy during the holidays

By |2018-12-17T11:19:33+00:0017 December, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The Barcelona Nutritionist’s Simple Strategies for Staying Healthy during the Holidays Use the 80/20 rule to help to you stop feeling guilty.  Focus on trying to eat healthfully 80% of the time and then allow yourself to enjoy holiday treats 20% of the time. Enjoy holiday food and traditions.  Invite your partner, children, or guests to help prepare meals, challenging each other to experiment with new recipes or healthy substitutions. Mindful [...]

Healthcare services and Private assurance in Barcelona

By |2018-12-03T09:16:04+00:0010 December, 2018|Categories: Blog|

FAQ’s about Health Insurance for Ex-Pats and Tourists in Spain. All the details with your medical and center in Barcelona. Turo Park Dental & Medical  has the answers to all of your healthcare needs while in Barcelona, either visiting briefly as a tourist or living here. Who is eligible for public healthcare service (CATSALUD) in Spain? Spanish Residents Individuals contributing to Social Security either through an employer or as a freelance worker. [...]

In Search of the Influenza or other Common Vaccinations while in Barcelona?

By |2018-11-29T19:03:29+00:0029 November, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The Influenza Vaccine Coming from another country, you may be used to receiving your annual flu vaccine each fall, regardless of your health risk status. In the United States, it has been recommended that everyone 6 months and older be vaccinated against influenza since 2014. Here in Spain, you may have noticed less of a buzz about “la gripe” or the need to be vaccinated. Typically, Spain only encourages high-risk groups get the flu vaccine. Groups at [...]

How To Take Care Of Your Smile

By |2018-10-21T17:03:32+00:0023 September, 2018|Categories: Blog|

When you get your picture taken, everyone says, "Say cheese! Smile!" So you do — you open your mouth and show your teeth. When you see the picture, you see a happy person looking back at you. The healthier those teeth are, the happier you look. Why is that? It's because your teeth are important in many ways. If you take care of them, they'll help take care of you. Strong, healthy teeth help you chew the right [...]

Blood Pressure

By |2018-11-15T10:51:10+00:0023 September, 2018|Categories: Blog|

This year on the 29 of September we're asking people around the world to make a promise ... for my heart, for your heart, for all our hearts. #InternationalHeartsDay A promise as an individual to cook and eat more healthily, to do more exercise and encourage your children to be more active, to say no to smoking and help your loved ones to stop. A simple promise… for MY HEART, for YOUR HEART, for ALL OUR HEARTS. Cardiovascular disease [...]

Chiropractic Care

By |2018-10-20T17:34:24+00:007 September, 2018|Categories: Blog|

What is Chiropractic? Chiropractic is a holistic evidence based approach that analyzes a person's posture, range of motion, joint alignment, joint movement, muscle and tissue tone, muscle balance, AND muscle and nerve function; in order to identify abnormalities or suboptimal biomechanics (movement, alignment and function) and more importantly, “interference in your nervous system.” [Evidence based = extensive research, clinical prediction rules, standardized practice guidelines and protocols.] Your nervous system governs every function in your body from growth and [...]

The Correct use of Antibiotics

By |2018-10-20T17:34:18+00:002 September, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Antibiotics Do you know that Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first natural antibiotic, in 1928 and that sometimes the term antibiotic (which means "opposing life") is used to refer to any substance used against microbes!? What are antibiotics? Antibiotics are a commonly prescribed type of medication that combat bacteria. Antibiotics are powerful medicines that fight certain infections and can save lives when used properly. They either stop bacteria from reproducing or destroy them. Before bacteria can multiply and [...]

Cat Allergies

By |2018-10-20T17:34:46+00:007 August, 2018|Categories: Blog|

People with Cat Allergies react to specific substances that cats produce, such as saliva, skin flakes called dander, or urine. The substances that cause these reactions are called allergens. A cat allergy can cause symptoms ranging from mild respiratory problems to a life-threatening syndrome called anaphylaxis. Cat allergies are among the most common allergies. According to one study, about 12 percent of Americans are allergic to cats, but in Europe, it is much higher at around 26 percent. [...]