Category: Health

Alzeimers by GA Family Doctors

Spain is one of the countries with the highest life expectancy, which rounds the 81 years old. However, living longer is not always good news, if it is not accompanied by a good quality of life. Currently, the quality of life as we age is better than it was a few years ago. Nonetheless, diseases
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General medical checkup in apparently healthy patients

The general medical examination has been considered as one of the most important practices in preventive medicine. It has been called “periodic medical examination” since its period can vary between one and five years, depending on the age. However, some people call it “annual examination” because of its annual periodicity. In children, the periodic examination
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Kidney disease by GA Family Doctors

Let’s talk about chronic kidney disease … The kidneys are responsible for filtering waste and excess fluids from our body, which are eliminated through urine. In some circumstances, pathologies such as high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity can permanently affect the proper functioning of these organs. What is chronic kidney disease? Chronic kidney disease affects
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Flu or influenza

By Gran Alacant Family Doctors What is influenza? It is an acute respiratory disease, produced by the influenza virus.  Unlike the common cold, its symptoms are of greater intensity and severity.  The duration of the disease is “self-limited”, that is, it improves on its own after a few days.  However, it can sometimes lead to
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