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Andalucia is the perfect destination to pamper your mind, body and soul. The warm Mediterranean climate of Andalucia is so enticing for relaxing, personal development, and it's even becoming a fashionable destination to sneak away for a little "nip and tuck". With an extensive range of spas, retreats, private clinics and alternative health professionals based in this beautiful part of the world, it's no surprise that celebrities also love the area.

 

Alcoholism & Drug Addiction Alternative Health
As in most other regions of the Europe, alcoholism and drug abuse are growing problems in Andalucia.
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A comprehensive guide to alternative health treatments and practitioners here in andalucia.
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Ambulance Services Arab Baths
There are both private and state run ambulance services for emergency and non urgent needs.
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Traditional baths, of hammam, have returned to Andalucia.
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Asbestos Disease Beauty Clinics & Spas
UK victims of asbestos disease living in Spain are eligible for state benefits.
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Andalucia offers a range of excellent beauty clinics and spas that offer all the latest luxury treatments.
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Boot Camp Cosmetic Surgery
A great way to lose weight and get fit (with guaranteed sunshine, spa treatments and often beach time) is a residential bootcamp in Marbella.
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Andalucia has recently put itself firmly on the map for this type of treatment.
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Counselling Dentists
Person-centred counselling is one of several types of humanistic psychology pioneered by Carl Rogers & Abraham Maslow.
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Dental clinics on the Costa del Sol.
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Doctors Emergency
Finding a doctor in Spain - the things you should and should not do.
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What to do in a emergency.
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Gymnasiums Hairdressers
Look after yourself and keep fit. Find here a list of gyms in the Marbella area.
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There must be a hair salon on every corner, but not all services are created equal... More >
Health Facilities Health Insurance
A guide to the health set up in Spain. Includes vital information on social security and you entitlements to free health care.
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A wide range of health insurance policies are available in Andalucia.
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Hospitals

Jacuzzis, Saunas & Steam Rooms

There are many state run and private hospitals in Andalucia.
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The medical benefits of jacuzzi spas, saunas and steam rooms.
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Lifestyle and Health Courses

Centres & Nail Salons

An extensive range of lifestyle courses are offered in Andalucia, especially on the Costa del Sol. Many dedicated to or based on alternative health theories.
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There are specialists manicure centres in Andalucia.
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Medical Hotels

Personal Training
Medical hotels and medical spas are increasingly popular in southern Spain.
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A personal fitness trainer, only the goal is for you to live your whole life to the fullest and to the best of your abilities.
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Pharmacies

Physiotherapy

The services offered by Spanish pharmacies.
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Physiotherapy is the application of therapeutic massage and manipulation, which treats an array of musculo-skeletal injuries and conditions.
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Pregnancy & Birth

Private Health Clinics

You will find all the services and professionals you need in Andalucia to see you through both pregnancy and birth.
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Private clinics range from general practices to small centres, housing specialists from podiatrists to dentists, and physical therapists to alternative health specialists.
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Public Health Care

Opticians

 
Information about the public health care system for people living in Andalucia .
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An optician is a professional who works with a prescription provided by an optometrist or an ophthamologist.
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Organ Donors in Andalucia   Oxygen Therapy
Andalucia has one of the highest levels of organ donor participation in the country. Find out how to obtain an organ donor card.
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Oxygen Therapy has been proven to boost the immune system and destroy toxic waste in the body´s cells.
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Retreats  

Social Security & Health Benefits

 
A guide to the different types of retreats available.
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If you pay Spanish social security contributions, you and your family are entitled to free or subsidised medical and dental treatment.
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Solariums

 

Spa Resorts

What? In sunny, southern spain? Yes, solariums are popular here too. Find out why.
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Take a break from anxiety and stress by taking advantage of some of Andalucia's spa resorts, set in beautiful natural surroundings.
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State Health Centres

  Swimming Pool Safety
Each town in Andalucia has a state run health centre called the ambulatorio or consultorio.
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Swimming pools are part of life in Andalucia. Read this important safety information.
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Tattoos & Piercing  

Transplants - Organ

 
All the rage, and you will find plenty of artists in operation, especially in coastal areas.
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The organ Transplant programme in Andalucia is a highly efficient and very professional operation.
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