Healthcare in Spain

Spanish Healthcare consists of both private and public healthcare, with some hospitals (hospitales) and healthcare centres (centros de salud) offering both private (privado) and state healthcare services (asistencia sanitaria pública). You don’t need to have private health insurance to get medical treatment in Spain but it usually allows you to get faster treatment for non-emergency … Continue reading Healthcare in Spain

Chickenpox: Get a Shot, Avoid the Dots!

It feels like a fever. Or maybe a cold. But when you look in the mirror and see spots, you know it’s not a game of connect-the-dots. It’s chickenpox. And chickenpox sure do itch! Here’s why: After the red spots appear on your body, they fill up with a clear liquid. These liquid-filled blisters are … Continue reading Chickenpox: Get a Shot, Avoid the Dots!

Women’s Health: Your Health At Every Age.

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.

Understanding Asthma

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

Bruxism in Children

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

How is your Immune System?

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?

Meet Our New General Doctor: Dr. Anna Maria Pedro

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

A Team of Top Doctors®

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®

Men’s Full Medical Check Up

Are You Up To Date With Your Health? We get so caught up with things in life that sometimes it seems like we just forget to take good care of ourselves. Are you drinking enough water? Are you eating properly? Exercising regularly? When was the last time you got a Full Medical Check up? Regular … Continue reading Men’s Full Medical Check Up