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Turó Park Medical Center – Architecture Project

By | 2018-05-21T08:09:50+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

On January 19th 2017, Turó Park Medical Center opened it’s doors. Founded by Dr. Madeleine Smit, a Dutch native relocated in Barcelona, this private medical center has a specific focus on foreign patients (expats, tourists, business travelers). Turó Park Medical Center is an architecture project from IsabelLopezVilalta+Asociados, an very well known studio from Barcelona. Isabel López Vilalta has been working for more than thirty years in the world of architecture, design and interior design. Her extensive work is [...]

Women’s Health: Your Health At Every Age.

By | 2018-05-21T08:10:01+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

As a woman, you need some special exams and screenings. Unique issues include pregnancy, menopause, and conditions of the female organs. Women can have a healthy pregnancy by getting early and regular prenatal care. They should also get recommended breast cancer, cervical cancer, and bone density screenings. Women and men also have many of the same health problems. But these problems can affect women differently. For example: Women are more likely to die following a heart attack than men [...]

Understanding Asthma

By | 2018-05-21T08:10:18+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Asthma is a chronic disease involving the airways in the lungs. These airways, or bronchial tubes, allow air to come in and out of the lungs. If you have asthma your airways are always inflamed. They become even more swollen and the muscles around the airways can tighten when something triggers your symptoms. This makes it difficult for air to move in and out of the lungs, causing symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and/or chest tightness. [...]

Bruxism in Children

By | 2018-05-21T08:10:28+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

When you look in on your sleeping child, you want to hear the sounds of sweet dreams: easy breathing and perhaps an occasional sigh. But some parents hear the harsher sounds of gnashing and grinding teeth, called bruxism, which is very common in Children. Bruxism is the medical term for the grinding of teeth or the clenching of jaws. Many kids have it (2 to 3 out of every 10 will grind or clench, experts say), but most outgrow it. [...]

Hyaluronic Acid

By | 2018-05-21T08:11:05+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, HA) naturally occurs in the skin and plays an important role in maintaining moisture and creating fullness. This essential molecule however has a short lifecycle in skin, with 30%-50% degrading every 24 hours. With age, the skin’s ability to produce hyaluronic acid decreases. Production starts to decline in the 20s and this decline accelerates in the 40s. Decreased production rapid degradation of hyaluronic acid contribute to signs of aging, including decreased firmness, less [...]

Meet Our New General Doctor: Dr. Anna Maria Pedro

By | 2018-05-21T08:11:14+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Dr. Anna Maria Pedro is TPMC’s General Medical Practitioner with a special interest in respiratory diseases. She is a Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona graduate who did her GP training in Family and Community Medicine for 4 years at the renowned Hospital Universitario del Valle de Hebrón and in Primary Care at CAP La PAU. During her residency she performed external rotation at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, USA and participated in the Family Doctor Fellow Internship. Dr. [...]

Simple Ways To Boost Your Health This Summer

By | 2018-05-21T08:11:26+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

It's getting hot in Barcelona, isn't it? That is because we are just one week away from the official start of Summer, June 21st. Wooho! This means beach, parties, bonfires, and spending some long days outside in good company. To help you get the best out of this amazing season, we put together simple ways to boost your health this summer. Try one or try them all. They're so easy you won't even know they're good for you. :-) [...]

Most Common Speech Disorders

By | 2018-05-21T08:12:22+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Speech-language pathology is a field of expertise practiced by a clinician known as a speech-language pathologist (SLP), also called speech and language therapist or speech therapist, who specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of Speech Disorders, cognition, voice disorders, and swallowing disorders. Speech disorders affect verbal fluency and the articulation of sounds, that is, pronunciation, which is a certain extent normal until five years of age. There are several speech disorders. Here are the most common ones: Dyslalia [...]

Book Your Appointments Online!

By | 2018-05-21T08:13:34+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Did you know that at Turó Park Medical Center you can book your appointments online? It's quick and easy. To book an appointment you can click here. Once you are on our website, choose the doctor you want to see, the day and the time of your preference. Now, fill in your information and press "Concertar Cita". There you go! You've set up your appointment And of course, you can always call us at +34 932 529 729 [...]

TPMC Open House Party !

By | 2018-05-21T08:13:58+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Hello There! Last Thursday, April 27th, we finally had our Open House Party here at Turó Medical Center. We really want to thank you to all of you who made that night so special. Thank you! Click on the gallery to check out who was there! :)   [print_gllr id=135]  1.2 Basic co-pago Insurance There is a subgroup called “co-pago” where your monthly fee is lower but you pay a small extra amount previously agreed with your insurance, [...]