Health Conditions

A comprehensive guide to new research for a multitude of ailments.


Reboot Your Thyroid

Have you noticed the scale is creeping up for seemingly no reason? Perhaps you’re more tired than normal or need to wear three layers at all times because you’re constantly freezing? These are all signs of an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). On the flip side, an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) is marked by […]

Thyroid Health in Mallorca

Diabetes Advice from Mallorca

Type 2 Diabetes

Five million people in England are at a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to new official figures. Across the country more than one in 10 adults has high blood sugar levels – indicating a significantly heightened chance of developing the condition, Public Health England figures show. Only […]


Incontinence Out in the Open

Former ‘Changing Rooms’ host Carol Smillie has opened up about her experiences with incontinence. The presenter has revealed that she is one of six million sufferers in the UK who have problems with bladder control. Speaking on ‘This Morning’, Carol told host Phillip Schofield and Amanda Holden that she first […]

Incontinence Advice in Mallorca

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 […]

Asthma Advice in Mallorca

Health Benefits of Being Bilingual

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

A brilliant article published on www.expathealth.org 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 […]


Health News in Mallorca

Ebola Facts

Based on current conversations we are having in person and on social media it is obvious how concerned people are about the Ebola virus. Now with new cases being reported in Spain and the USA, even the most calm and pragmatic people are showing some genuine concern about what is now being […]