Category Archives : Blog

Useful information to help you stay fit, well and healthy.

New NHS Regulations for British Ex-Pats

During our daily search through all new health news we came across a great article by Ayla Coraij on that we thought our readers might find useful. It outlines clearly the new British NHS regulations and how they are impacting the ex-pat community, not only here in Mallorca but in other EU countries. Until recently, 2.2 […]

Ex-pat Health Advice from Mallorca

Mental Health News from Mallorca

“Light Bulb” Moment for Anxiety?

As reported on a new project is unlocking the secrets of the brain using light – and raising hopes for a new class of drugs to treat psychiatric diseases. The research could lead to pills being developed to combat depression, anxiety, paranoia and obsessive-compulsive disorder. American scientists implanted special light-sensitive proteins into the brains of rodents and used […]

Are You Exhausted?

Are you chronically tired all the time and fed up with constantly complaining about feeling so exhausted? The Daily Mail’s on-line health blog found here has a great article posted which gives seven possible reasons you may be feeling that way. Read on for some interesting suggestions and find out how to improve your energy levels. […]

Exhausted? Advice From Mallorca

Preventative Cancer Surgery Advice

Is Preventative Surgery the Answer?

With Angelina Jolie in the news again after bravely under going preventative surgery, lots of people are confused about whether traumatic surgery for something that has not happened is the right choice. The BBC wrote a great article that gives a good insight into what makes people make that choice. While most women in the UK […]

Children Have Fewer Allergies if….

… do the dishes by hand. Well, we didn’t say you were going to like it. Researchers in Sweden found that children living in families that hand-washed their dishes were about 40 percent less likely to develop allergies compared with kids in homes that used a dishwasher, said study researcher Dr. Bill Hesselmar, an allergist […]

Allergy Advice from Mallorca

Health Eating in Mallorca

Dietary Hero: Zinc

Spinach makes you strong like Popeye – that we all know! But, seriously, do we actually know why we need different vitamins and minerals and what they actually do to benefit our health? have some great articles on individual vitamins and minerals and offer tasty recipes which will get you reaching for your apron […]

Do You Really Have Asthma?

More than a million adults in the UK may be wrongly diagnosed as asthmatic and be receiving unnecessary medication as a result, warns an NHS watchdog. NICE says a third of adults diagnosed with this common lung condition have no actual clinical signs of asthma. But people should not stop medication on their own, warn […]

Asthma Advice in Mallorca

Health Benefits of Being Bilingual

Delay Alzheimer’s by 5 years – Learn a New Language

A brilliant article published on gives us more reason to dust off our Learning Spanish books and CD’s. Being bilingual it seems can have, among other benefits, the ability to delay Alzheimer’s by up to 5 years. The study, from Ghent University in Belgium, found a link between being bilingual and the start of Alzheimer’s symptoms. […]

January Blues?

Happy New Year to all our readers and clients. We had a great time over the holidays and hope you all did too. Now we are in 2015, fresh start, new beginnings and if you are still keeping up with your resolutions well done! You’ve lasted longer than most. Despite all the positivity and hope […]

January Blues Mallorca

eBooks and Sleep

Book at Bedtime? 1

If you were lucky enough to get an eBook from father Christmas this year you may be disappointed to read the article featured on but it appears that ebooks can ‘damage sleep and health’ according to some US doctors. A team from Harvard Medical School compared reading paper books and light-emitting e-readers before sleep. They […]