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The Clean Beauty Revolution

Did you know that 60% of what we apply on our skin is directly absorbed into the bloodstream? It’s a very high figure, especially considering that we don’t pay enough attention to the products we use on a daily basis. The skin is the largest organ and it is equally as important to take care of it on the inside as well as the outside. Our concept of how to

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How telomeres affect premature aging

The Anti-Aging and Genetic Specialist, Dr. Tanya Álvarez, shares her knowledge on why aging occurs and how we can prevent premature aging from happening. The process of aging is a topic of interest that is constantly being studied by the international scientific community. Our lifestyle and daily habits have a direct influence in the process of cellular aging. Cellular aging is a natural physiological process that occurs in the life span

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Meet the Expert: Conceição Espada

Conceiçao Espada, expert in Stress Management, shares her knowledge on what stress is, who it affects and how and why we should treat it. What is stress? What happens in our body when we are stressed? Stress is our body’s natural reaction to potentially harming situations. We all are affected by stress and need it as a defence mechanism. We can compare stress to cholesterol, there’s the ‘good’ kind and ‘bad’

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How stress affects our hair health

Stress is a natural reaction towards external stimuli or internal emotional strains. In many cases, unpleasant memories or thoughts can cause a state of tension that takes over our state of wellbeing. Specialists insist that there are many tools and techniques, like mindfulness or meditation, that can help us control stress in our body to avoid it from becoming chronic. Dr. Ricart and Dr. Roche, both dermatologists-trichologists at Instituto Ricart,

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How to identify neurological diseases

When it comes to neurological diseases, dementia is a general term used to describe a series of conditions especially characterized by a loss of memory, alterations in thoughts and the capacity to resolve problems. These alterations are the most visible symptoms of the degeneration of our nervous system, our brain. Normally, dementia is progressive. There are many types of dementia, the most common one being Alzheimer’s disease, which is associated

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7 life secrets of the oldest people in the world

The people from Okinawa, an island southwest of Japan, have once again exceeded the average life expectancy in 2016. They’re the longest living human beings, with life span exceeding 100 years of age. With a life expectancy that exceeds the hundreds, one may ask, what do they do to live such a long life? Not only do they live such a long life, but they also live a very fulfilling one full

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Essential nutrients for healthy hair

Our diet has an influence on everything, from our health, vitality, mood, up to our skin and hair health. Everything is interconnected and depends on optimum nutrition to function in the best way possible. Hair health relies on a diet rich in vitamins and minerals. When we are deficient in certain nutrients, our hair suffers as a consequence. Instead of having healthy, strong, shiny hair, our hair is dry, brittle

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Improve your health with Genetic Medicine

When it comes to preventing and reducing the risk of suffering chronic diseases, it is necessary to carry out certain studies that can help us get a deeper understanding of our health, to personalize our diet, avoid chronic and inflammatory diseases or any disease related to an unhealthy diet for that matter. At SHA Wellness Clinic we dispose of a Genetic Medicine unit that allows us to study the different

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How to have healthy bones

The skeletal system, composed by our bones, supports the entire body, thus, it’s important to keep it strong and healthy. Up until we’re 30, the bones are regenerated quickly, however, passed this age, we lose more bone mass than what we regenerate. Therefore, it’s important to nourish our bones with fresh and nutritious food, as well as lead a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, as opposed to what people believe, we can obtain

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6 ways to improve your health!

If you want to lead a healthier lifestyle, the most sustainable way to do it is by incorporating healthy habits little by little. If you do a drastic change from one day to another, you’re going to struggle far more and you’re going to find it much harder to stick to your healthy habits. Taking it a day at a time will make the whole experience much more enjoyable and

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