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Seniors and your vision here on the Costa del Sol

Vision is a very important aspect in our lives. However changes do occur for us all, especially in our Senior years. I was diagnosed with myopia (short shortsightedness) at 11 years old when the teacher from my primary school advised my mother that I was squinting at the blackboard!! I did not like wearing glasses! […]

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Seniors, Don’t be Fooled by the Costa del Sol September Sun

Skin Cancer is something to always keep at the forefront of your mind in the Costa del Sol sun but remember if you are of senior age and here in the cooler September / October weather, you still need to be vigilant and careful. As teenagers, back in the 60’s a summer’s day out by […]

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Feeling The Pressure? By Sontec Hearing Centre

Sontec Hearing Centre in Fuengirola, on the Costa del Sol, have very kindly sent us this article offering some tips to those who suffer from ear pressure when flying….. Summer Holidays are well and truly here, with more of us than ever flying off to our various holiday destinations. The fear of flying is a […]

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Are your sunglasses up to scratch? by Specsavers Opticas Marbella

Summer is most definitely upon us here on the Costa del Sol and we sometimes forget how important it is to protect our eyes from the strong Spanish summer sun. The Effect of Sun Damage can lead to various health problems and therefore Summer Eye Care is so important. To this end Specsavers Marbella have written […]

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Piriformis Syndrome Vs Sciatica and what you need to know

Piriformis Syndrome Vs Sciatica and what you need to know by Elite Performance Therapy. What is Piriformis Syndrome? The medical definition explains that Piriformis syndrome is a condition in which the piriformis muscle located in the glutes becomes inflamed. As this muscle is located near the sciatic nerve, this can cause pain, numbness and tingling […]

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DEHYDRATION – Be careful in the Costa del Sol Summer Sun – Part 3

It can get very hot on the Costa del Sol in the summer and the health risk factors of too much sun and heat include Dehydration, Sun / Heat Stroke and Sunburn. Dehydration is when your body doesn’t have as much water as it needs. What Causes Dehydration You lose water from your body every […]

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