Asthma is a chronic disease involving the airways in the lungs. These airways, or bronchial tubes, allow air to come in and out of the lungs. If you have asthma your airways are always inflamed. They become even more swollen and the muscles around the airways can tighten when something triggers your symptoms. This makes … Continue reading Understanding Asthma
To be immune means to be protected. So it makes sense that the body system that helps fight off sickness is called the immune system. The immune system is made up of a network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to protect the body. White blood cells, also called leukocytes, are part of this … Continue reading How is your Immune System?
Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, HA) naturally occurs in the skin and plays an important role in maintaining moisture and creating fullness. This essential molecule however has a short lifecycle in skin, with 30%-50% degrading every 24 hours. With age, the skin’s ability to produce hyaluronic acid decreases. Production starts to decline in the … Continue reading Hyaluronic Acid
Top Doctors® is the world’s medical team of reference in international private medicine. It has specialists of great renown in each specialty in Europe, Latin America and the USA. It came about with the objective of answering a clear need: knowing which is the best specialist to go to when facing a health problem. For … Continue reading A Team of Top Doctors®
Turó Park Medical Center also works as a Medical Analysis Clinic in the mornings in partneship with LABCO – a European leader in diagnostic testing and pathology. LABCO was established in Barcelona in 1991, it now operates in eight countries and is one of Spain’s most respected Medical Analyses laboratories. LABCO ensures that the patient … Continue reading Medical Analysis Clinic
If you have nasal allergies (also called allergic rhinitis), you’re not alone: Allergies are incredibly common. Allergic rhinitis, hay fever or nasal allergy, as it is commonly known, is a condition associated with a group of symptoms affecting the nose, such as runny nose, itchy nose (could include mouth, eyes, throat, and skin), sneezing, coughing, smell … Continue reading Got Your Allergic Rhinitis Bothering You?
Turó Park Medical Center also works as a vaccination clinic to help you get prepared for your next trip. Travel health advice is extremely important when visiting specific countries. Our travel health clinic in Barcelona is your one-stop shop for all your travel health requirements and holiday vaccinations. Our specialists have in-depth knowledge of infectious … Continue reading Travel Vaccination Clinic
Did you know that at Turó Park Medical Center you can book your appointments online? It’s quick and easy. To book an appointment you can click here. Once you are on our website, choose the doctor you want to see, the day and the time of your preference. Now, fill in your information and press … Continue reading Book Your Appointments Online!
Last month, Doctor Madeleine Smit CEO and Founder of Turó Park Medical Center had the pleasure to chat with Lucas Fox Style and you can check out the full interview here: Why did you decide to set up the Turó Park Medical Center? TPMC was the result of 4 years of thinking of how to … Continue reading LFStyle Chats to Dr. Madeleine Smit of the Turó Park Medical Center
Dra. Sofia Zelou is the Speech Therapist at Turó Park Medical Center. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree at the University of Speech Language Therapy of Greece , Sofia obtained a Master in “Neurologopedia” (“The Speech Language Therapy after brain damages”) from Barcelona’s Hospital Santa Creu and Sant Pau. She treats speech, language and voice disorders … Continue reading Meet Our Speech Therapist: Dra. Sofia Zelou