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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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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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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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MEDICINES THAT MIGHT AFFECT YOUR DRIVING

Traffic Department warns the drivers about the side effects of certain medicines It is known that almost all medicines have side effects. They might be something minor like a mild headache or even not affect you at all. However, when it comes to driving, one should be extremely careful. According to the Spanish Traffic Department, [...]
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THE IMPORTANCE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY

Sometimes, despite treatment with medication, soreness and feeling of discomfort do not disappear. This may mean that you need to look at your issue from a different perspective: your body might need a physical boost. This is where such practices as physiotherapy and osteopathy come into play. Let us introduce to you our physiotherapist and [...]