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And so, the war has begun. COVID-19 vaccines

27/01/2021

Much has been said recently about the release and application of the COVID-19 vaccine, however there are still doubts in the air: how many vaccines are there? Are they safe? How do they work? Stop waiting and read the next article that will help you answer these and other questions.

Cutting pain at its root. Radiofrequency Neurotomy

25/01/2021

"Neurotomy" means cutting off a nerve. Radiofrequency neurotomy is a minimally invasive surgical technique used to produce precise and durable nerve blocks to relieve pain. Under X-ray guidance, a radiofrequency electrode is placed on the needle and the tip of the needle is heated.

What are Pain Clinics?

15/01/2021

Pain is a frequent problem that affects our society, it has different shapes and faces, its presence hinders our ability to relate with those around us, with our daily activities and with our economy. It hurts people of all ages, regardless of sex, age, beliefs and socio-economic status, in the same way, its occurrence affects the family and the social nucleus, because in them there are different feelings against the suffering in which the patient with pain is found.

Vaccinations. The immune system shield

13/01/2021

We live with harmful agents daily, naturally present in our environment. The body has defenses to prevent the entry of these pathogens.

However, if a pathogen manages to find its way and infect the body, one of the most robust and wonderful systems is activated, i.e. the immune system, whose goal is unique and simple: identify, attack and destroy the harmful agents present in the body.

Young Mind in a Healthy Body

26/11/2020

With time we expect our body to degenerate since this is the natural course of life, and this is also something that happens to our brain. Some neurons suffer degeneration, and some functions like memory and information processing can be altered.

.What are Chalazions, and Styes?

03/09/2020

These nodules are located in the eyelid; they appear when glands are blocked, secretions accumulate, and generate inflammation with or without infection.

Decoding Headaches

13/08/2020

We have all had a headache at one point or another; maybe during the day, you suddenly start with a little ache that ends up being really painful.

Breaking Taboos: Erectile Dysfunction

12/08/2020

Today I would like to talk to you about this widespread problem, with so many variables and misunderstandings, so that I can clarify the focus of this ailment and how we need to work as a physician-patient team. 

"Surfer’s Eye" or Pterygium

06/07/2020

Have you ever noticed in yourself or another person a fleshy part that grows in the white part of the eye?

If the answer is yes, it is probably a pterygium or commonly known as "Surfer's eye."

The magic of Otorhinolaryngology

24/06/2020

An O-to-rhi-no-la-ryn-go-lo-gist is a specialist who focuses on alterations of the ear, nose, and throat. These three organs that we use continuously are fascinating: