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 What does cataract surgery consist of?

Posted on 11-02-2022

Although it is a common procedure, it is likely that you do not really know how a cataract operation is performed. In this article we explain both the surgical intervention, the prior and subsequent steps and some frequently asked questions about the procedure.

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Excess weight and obesity, causes of disease

Posted on 26-01-2022

Obesity is considered to be a chronic multifactorial disease, characterized by an excess of adipose tissue (fat), which leads to an increase in body weight and an increased risk of suffering from a number of disorders.

A patient is considered obese if they have a body mass index score above 30 (BMI = weight/height²), and as being overweight when they have a score of 25 or more.

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Irritable colon or irritable bowel syndrome. Get to know what goes on inside your body.

Posted on 20-12-2021

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a recurrent chronic digestive functional disorder, characterized by distension (bloating caused by abdominal distention, gas or meteorism), abdominal pain, which is the main symptom and is usually relieved after bowel movements; and altered bowel habits (changes in frequency and/or consistency of the stool) in the absence of an organic disease. Its prevalence has increased over time, it is seen as frequently in adults as in children, and the symptoms have a significant impact on quality of life.

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Foods which should not left out of any diet

Posted on 08-03-2021

We sometimes tend to eat more, and larger amounts, of things that we like, rather than eating foods which provide us with the most nourishment. Unfortunately, this is not something we always conscious of doing, which is why nutrition expert, Miriam Ledesma, has shared some essential information, enabling us to follow a healthy diet in a more accurate, informed manner.

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