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    • 24TH MARCH 2020
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    How to cope with lockdown and stay sane

    How to cope with lockdown and stay sane

    There is nothing I hate more than a psychologist with a list, but I suppose it is an easy way to spatially organise ideas so here we go. Get into the uncertainty: Our mind is set up to predict and anticipate for the immediate future and this is wonderful ability that has given us an

    • 17TH MARCH 2020
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    Coronavirus Spain

    Coronavirus Spain

    Spain is the second country with more new cases in the world Ministry of Health records more than 300 deaths and more than 9,190 infections of Covid-19 Spain is in fourth place in the world in number of coronavirus infections, behind China, Iran and Italy. But, it is the second country in number of daily

    • 27TH FEBRUARY 2020
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    Life expectancy of UK’s poorest women falls for first time in 100 years

    Life expectancy of UK’s poorest women falls for first time in 100 years

    The overall life expectancy in the UK has dramatically slowed since 2010, with important socio-economic and gender divides that leave the poorest women with a lower life expectancy, whilst the most well-off people expected to live 0.5% longer than in 2010. This is the damning report from Sir Michael Marmot which tracks the health equity

    • 7TH DECEMBER 2019
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    Sleep and Emotional Wellbeing

    Sleep and Emotional Wellbeing

    Sleep is considered as a complex reversible state that happens at regular intervals and is activated by the brain. According to restoration theory (Oswald 1966), sleep is essential for restoring vital energy and promotes tissue repair and growth. Sleep has two main phases: REM and non-REM, with REM being the dreaming phase and has been

    • 24TH OCTOBER 2019
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    Prostate Cancer

    Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men, with approximately 1,276,106 new cases per year in the world. According to data of the Observatory of the cancer of the AECC, in Spain 31,728 new cases were diagnosed and 6,061 people died due to prostate cancer in 2018. The information provided on this site

    • 11TH OCTOBER 2019
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    Preparing for a Hard Brexit

    Preparing for a Hard Brexit

    As we edge ever nearer a hard Brexit, Dominic Raab writes an open letter to the British community living in Spain offering advice on how UK Citizens can be best prepared for Brexit. “No matter the terms of our departure from the EU, you will continue to be able to live and work in Spain.

    • 19TH SEPTEMBER 2019
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    Psychiatry in Spain

    Psychiatry in Spain

    A Psychiatrist deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental health conditions Unlike a Counsellor, Therapist or Psychologist, a Psychiatrist is a medical Doctor who has specialised in Psychiatry. This allows them to prescribe medication when necessary, but also recommend other types of treatment. A Psychiatrist can treat a wide range of conditions including

    • 16TH SEPTEMBER 2019
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    Common Plan against the British health insurance fraud

    Common Plan against the British health insurance fraud

    The Spanish Government and private health service are joining forces against insurance fraud from British companies. ASPE (Alianza de la Sanidad Privada Española) placed a new complaint before the European Commission and together they take measures to prevent a burden to the Spanish healthcare system. It is believed that up to 800 tourists a day

    • 5TH SEPTEMBER 2019
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    Vegans and vegetarians more prone to risk of stroke

    Vegans and vegetarians more prone to risk of stroke

    A slightly misleading title, but in a recent article published in the British medical Journal suggests that vegans and vegetarians may be at higher risk of stroke compared to their meat-eating counterparts. A long-term study followed the eating habits of 48,188 participants, who had no history of heart disease, stroke or angina, during 18 years.

    • 21ST AUGUST 2019
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    Toxic Relationships

    Toxic Relationships

    This excellent article written by Steve Garrett first appeared in the Good Men Project in 2018. Steve outlines his personal experience in a toxic relationship and the difficulties he had in dropping it. Sometimes we find ourselves unable to walk away from a toxic or damaging relationship. I was involved for far too long with