When is the right time to have an obstetrics and gynecology visit?

When is the right time to have an obstetrics and gynecology visit?

Obstetrics and Gynecology are the areas of medicine that specialize in taking care of sexual and reproductive health in women. OB-GYN doctors provide different kinds of services such as family planning, health recommendations, biopsies, annual checkups, pap smears, and they provide treatment for many conditions as well, such as STD’s,…

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What Should I Visit the ER For?

What Should I Visit the ER For?

An emergency is defined by Oxford Languages as “a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action”, but this is still a very ambiguous definition that leaves a lot of grey spaces. When it comes to someone you love, every dangerous situation will require immediate attention or care. Deciding…

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What to expect from a cardiology doctor?

What to expect from a cardiology doctor?

A cardiology doctor studies and provides treatment for disorders of the heart and blood vessels. Your physician may refer you to a cardiologist for any suspect of heart disease or cardiovascular symptom. Cardiology doctors specialize in diagnosis and treatment. They will run tests, ask questions, and perform procedures such as…

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When should I have a primary care visit?

When should I have a primary care visit?

Primary Care is the specialty under which our doctors are focused on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of several illnesses considering the patient’s background, health, chronic diseases, etc. A primary care doctor practices general healthcare and has the answers for many of the patient’s concerns, so you do not only program…

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What does a podiatrist doctor do?

What does a podiatrist doctor do?

A podiatrist doctor is a healthcare professional who has been trained to study, diagnose and provide treatment for diseases, alterations and abnormalities that affect the feet and lower limbs (normally feet and ankles, but they could also provide treatment for some knee alterations). As any other doctor, they have at…

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Neurology, a transversal medical field

Neurology, a transversal medical field

Neurology is the field of medicine specialized in the study, prevention and treatment of diseases of the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system (nerves and muscles). The human body is controlled by brain impulses, the spinal cord and the nerves which is why when one of these does not…

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Anxiety is a critical illness

Anxiety, A Critical Illness

The most recent Coronavirus crisis has had great effects in most areas of our lives and has led us to a state of confinement which has been difficult to assimilate for both young people and adults. In this regard, our Medical Director and Internist, Gary T. Midelton, MD, who has…

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Cómo cuidar su salud mental

How to take care of your mental health during the crisis?

Due to confinement by the Covid-19 pandemic, mental health has reached a historical decline. Learn about the guidelines you can implement to maintain a healthy mental state during the crisis. Since last December, when the world was shocked by the Covid-19 disease, WHO was presented with the task to implement…

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How to maintain my postural hygiene during quarantine?

How to maintain my postural hygiene during quarantine?

How to maintain my postural hygiene during quarantine? Postural hygiene is the most important practice to prevent spinal injuries. Learn how to maintain proper posture during this quarantine.   Not many people in the world may be familiar with the term postural hygiene unless they have or, at some point,…

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What is an antibody test?

What is an antibody test?

What is an antibody test? With a quick test, you will be able to identify if you have been infected with Covid-19 and generated antibodies that allow you to fight the disease. Since Coronavirus was declared a pandemic by WHO, governments in different countries around the world have embarked on…

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How to perform an effective quarantine?

How to perform an effective quarantine?

Learn about the difference between the terms quarantine, isolation, social distancing, and the steps you can take inside your home to safeguard your health and that of your family. After almost two months since the Coronavirus Covid-19 has been declared a pandemic by WHO, mitigation measures remain based on decreased…

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