Why should we be vaccinating children against HPV?

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 11 Nov 2019

Four out of five people will get HPV at some time in their lives and yet most of them do not even know they are infected! We know that most (not all) HPV infections go away on their own, with no health complications that persist. However, we don’t know which of those infections will turn […]

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Posted on Monday 11th November 2019 at 9:02 pm

The Flu: All you need to know

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 06 Nov 2019

The flu is a contagious respiratory disease. Caused by a virus, it is transmitted very easily through the air (coughing and sneezing), hands or through contaminated objects. To prevent its spread we must take some basic hygiene measures (hand washing, sneezing into the inner elbow or in a handkerchief, airing the house regularly, …). There […]

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Posted on Wednesday 6th November 2019 at 10:27 pm

Stop Smoking Program

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 20 Sep 2019

Better Breathing for Life offers a unique evidenced based STOP SMOKING programme “Smokers are 5 times more likely to quit for good with dedicated support compared to will power alone”  We offer you a bespoke STOP SMOKING NOW programme in the Marbella area.  This unique programme utilises the beneficial effects of a natural herbal product […]

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Posted on Friday 20th September 2019 at 1:39 pm

Do you want to stop smoking? Like many of us you´ve probably tried numerous treatments such as patches, gum, acupuncture, hypnosis, etc – but – you´re still hooked. There are so many reasons not to smoke. Yet it´s one of the hardest addictions to give up.  And living here in Marbella doesn´t make it any […]

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Posted on Friday 20th September 2019 at 1:35 pm

I have a lung disease – Am I able to fly?

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 02 Sep 2019

Flying, particularly long haul can be a considerable worry for people with respiratory problems. Whilst mobility issues can be dealt with fairly easily through pre-ordering of a cart and/or wheelchair at the airport, the question of oxygen requirements during a flight can be trickier to address. Normally we breathe 21% oxygen from the air, however this decreases at […]

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Posted on Monday 2nd September 2019 at 12:23 pm

What´s happening with respiratory health in Spain?

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 02 Sep 2019

As you may know I have a special interest in the physiotherapy management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). This long-term condition is generally caused by cigarette smoking but can also have genetic factors. COPD leads to impairment in lung function with patients suffering breathlessness on exertion, particularly when going upstairs or up slopes. They may have wheeze and cough and […]

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Posted on Monday 2nd September 2019 at 12:13 pm

Falls are not an inevitable consequence of ageing

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 02 Sep 2019

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) is, this month, running a campaign highlighting the role of Physiotherapy in the prevention of falls. Falling in older age is a huge problem, falls are a major cause of disability and the leading cause of death in the over 75´s. Fortunately, most falls do not result in serious injury but in about 5% of those who do […]

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Posted on Monday 2nd September 2019 at 12:06 pm

Am I too sick to excercise?

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 02 Sep 2019

We all know that exercise is good for us, people who are physically active have fewer health problems, are thinner, andhave improved mood compared with sedentary individuals. Exercise provides an array of health benefits such as, reduced blood pressure and lowered risk of heart disease or stroke; stronger bones and an improved immune system. Being physically active also […]

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Posted on Monday 2nd September 2019 at 11:55 am

I think that I am not alone in having the firm conviction that I am going to live forever. Of course, I know on an intellectual level that that is not the case, but on an emotional level it is difficult to believe in the possibility of my non-existence. Living forever actually doesn’t sound that […]

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Posted on Wednesday 5th June 2019 at 2:46 pm

Talk on Successful Ageing by Dr. Crichton-Smith

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 30 May 2019

Dr. Crichton-Smith will be giving a talk to the Marbella Business Institute on Friday 31st of May on Successful Ageing.

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Posted on Thursday 30th May 2019 at 7:16 pm