17 foods rich in vitamin D

According to the General Directorate of Health (DGS), there are two forms of vitamin D: vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) which is synthesized in the skin, during exposure to the sun, or obtained by eating certain foods, including eggs and oily fish; and vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) which is produced by ultraviolet irradiation of yeast and mushrooms exposed...

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The 10 most common mistakes when using Protective Masks

In accordance with the basic law of civil protection, on May 3, our country changed from a state of emergency to a calamity situation. This change is accompanied by a decontamination plan that will be implemented on 3 dates (May 04, May 18 and June 01). These phases correspond to an increasing deconfinement, which will result in the opening of an...

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Find out when you need to go to the health center

When should I go to the health center? The pandemic caused by the new coronavirus and social isolation measures leave many people unsure of what to do when they get sick or need health care, unrelated to COVID-19. Should you go to the health center? What care should you get? Is it safe? Can you have contact with a patient suspected of being infected...

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Myths and truths about the new coronavirus

The unknown is always conducive to the emergence of myths. And that is exactly what the new coronavirus is: an unknown infectious agent. Every day, scientists around the world are learning more about this new virus. However, there is still much to discover and doubts remain. In this article, we will review what has already been said about COVID-19...

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How to maintain mental health during seclusion

Preservation of the site mental health in isolation can be a challenge. Psychiatrists and other experts have warned of the psychological consequences of midlife, especially for those already suffering from psychiatric problems. In addition to confinement, physical distance from loved ones, loss of freedom, uncertainty about the future, and monotony...

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How to stay active during isolation: essential tips

Staying at home potentiates sedentarism, which is not only harmful for the body, but also for the mind. It is essential to fight against this condition, which implies practicing physical activity, while adopting a healthy diet. If there is no balance between these two aspects, weight gain is almost inevitable, which can lead to health problems and...

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how they work and what their benefits are

Faced with the pandemic of COVID-19we are all invited to stay home in isolation. Many medical appointments have been postponed, but unfortunately diseases “don’t take vacations” and even in isolation we may need medical follow-up. In many of these cases, video consultations may be the answer, offering the patient the opportunity...

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The pandemic and youth mental health

The confinements imposed to contain the covid-19 pandemic are having a strong impact on the mental health of young people. Child psychiatrist points out the most common problems and offers clues to better understand – and solve – the problem. Concerned about the life that is slipping away from them and the future that awaits them, young...

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Are you pregnant? Essential care to protect yourself

According to what we know so far about COVID-19 there is no scientific evidence that pregnant women are at greater risk of infection with the new coronavirus than the general population. Therefore, they are not among the risk groups considered by this disease. Nevertheless, there are very important precautions for pregnant women, because in case...

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