We are happy to welcome our new Life Coach, Inez Van Asselt, here at TPMC! Inez is originally from the Netherlands where she obtained her Masters degree (2001) in Clinical Psychology and post-graduate training in Counseling. Inez has a wide range of professional experience and expertise in the clinical field. After moving to Barcelona she … Continue reading Meet Our Life Coach: Inez Van Asselt
On January 19th 2017, Turó Park Medical Center opened it’s doors. Founded by Dr. Madeleine Smit, a Dutch native relocated in Barcelona, this private medical center has a specific focus on foreign patients (expats, tourists, business travelers). Turó Park Medical Center is an architecture project from IsabelLopezVilalta+Asociados, an very well known studio from Barcelona. Isabel … Continue reading Turó Park Medical Center – Architecture Project
As a woman, you need some special exams and screenings. Unique issues include pregnancy, menopause, and conditions of the female organs. Women can have a healthy pregnancy by getting early and regular prenatal care. They should also get recommended breast cancer, cervical cancer, and bone density screenings. Women and men also have many of the … Continue reading Women’s Health: Your Health At Every Age.
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
When you look in on your sleeping child, you want to hear the sounds of sweet dreams: easy breathing and perhaps an occasional sigh. But some parents hear the harsher sounds of gnashing and grinding teeth, called bruxism, which is very common in Children. Bruxism is the medical term for the grinding of teeth or … Continue reading Bruxism in Children
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?
Sounds are everywhere, and you have two cool parts on your body that let you hear them all: your ears! Your ears are in charge of collecting sounds, processing them, and sending sound signals to your brain. And that’s not all — your ears also help you keep your balance. So if you bend over … Continue reading Cheers for the Ears
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
Dr. Anna Maria Pedro is TPMC’s General Medical Practitioner with a special interest in respiratory diseases. She is a Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona graduate who did her GP training in Family and Community Medicine for 4 years at the renowned Hospital Universitario del Valle de Hebrón and in Primary Care at CAP La PAU. During … Continue reading Meet Our New General Doctor: Dr. Anna Maria Pedro
It’s getting hot in Barcelona, isn’t it? That is because we are just one week away from the official start of Summer, June 21st. Wooho! This means beach, parties, bonfires, and spending some long days outside in good company. To help you get the best out of this amazing season, we put together simple ways … Continue reading Simple Ways To Boost Your Health This Summer