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Do Aphrodisiacs Work?

Today, for Valentine’s Day, we will talk about human libido and sexual arousal. Everything that we know as aphrodisiacs, can they really help enhance these two aspects of our intimate life? What are aphrodisiacs? They are any food, substance or drug that can potentially increase libido and sexual arousal. Among […]

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Holiday blues

Why do the holidays sometimes not bring the Christmas spirit, but rather bring sadness and even a feeling of depression? The holiday blues can happen for a number of reasons. We tend to expect something special around the holiday season, especially during Christmas time. This might be because since childhood […]

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How to consume alcohol?

Some people say that alcoholic beverages with different degrees of alcohol should not be mixed when consumed, otherwise the hangover will be worse. On the eve of the holidays we explain why that is not true and how to consume alcohol to minimise its negative effects on the body. Of […]

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Responding to questions about the pandemic

The strategy against COVID-19 involves vaccination, personal protection measures (such as wearing face masks, ventilation, hand washing and safety distancing) and epidemiological control of cases and contacts. Not only in developed countries, but worldwide. The pandemic is not over yet, so we are asking our GP, Dr. Celedonio Perea Marcos, […]

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Post COVID-19 rehabilitation

There are still so many people who are impacted by the COVID-19 side effects several months after having overcome the disease. The most common persistent symptoms include: fatigue dyspnoea chest and back pain muscle pain and loss reduced joint mobility Luckily, everything has a solution, and in this article we are going to talk about [...]
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Omega-3 vs. Omega-6

What are the “Omegas”? The “Omegas” are polyunsaturated essential fatty acids. There are several types of these fatty acids and they are all grouped under names like Omega-3 or Omega-6. When we talk about Omega-3, we need to know that there are omega-3s of plant and animal origin. From the […]

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8 medical check-ups for women

Happy International Women's Day! Today, La Siesta Clinic wants to share the 8 medical check-ups that every woman should know and carry out to stay in good health. 1. Mammography Screenings with mammography are recommended for the detection of breast cancer. Between 45 and 70 years of age, an exam every two years should be [...]
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COVID-19 depression and stress

COVID-19 has a devastating effect not only on human lives and world economies, but also on our mental health. Some people find it difficult to adapt, especially now that it seems that the pandemic will never end. So today we decided to talk to Dr. Andrea Bernabé, the psychologist at Clínica La Siesta, to ask [...]
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FAQs about COVID-19 with Dr. Perea

We have visited (having booked a prior appointment) the consultation office of Doctor Perea, General Practitioner at Clínica La Siesta, to inquire about certain aspects of COVID-19. He receives us very kindly in his office, which is spacious, airy, bright, and austere. We would say that he keeps a somewhat "sui generis" order of things. [...]