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Sun causes melanoma ... Really?
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Another look Miguel Damas
The sun may not be your  number 1 enemy for melanoma. Vitamin D produced by regular exposure to UVB protects you.
The sun is considered the number one enemy of the skin. It is common to hear that "skin cancer is caused by UV (ultra-violet)".

There are 3 types of UV radiation: UVA, UVB and UVC.
Find out which are problematic.

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Mucosa inflammation: many diseases are ultimately just one!
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Another look Cristina Sales

And what if the usual childhood diseases - tonsillitis, otitis, rhinopharyngitis, bronchiolitis, asthma, abdominal cramps, dermatitis and atopic eczema – are not different recurring diseases but just different acute episodes of exacerbation of the same problem - a global inflammation of mucosal tissues and lymphoid organs?

And if the responsible is essentially in the gut?

A new perspective, grounded in science, opens new possibilities for prevention and more assertive treatment.

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Fortnight started in 5 January 2015: Best of 2014
Serotonin makes us happy people
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Another look Cristina Sales
The happiness and welfare favor physical and mental health.
Serotonin is an essential neurotransmitter for the feeling of well-being and happiness.
A deficiency in serotonin reduces our strength to live and the sense of humor, predisposes to sadness, depression, irritability and insomnia.

Did you know you can increase your serotonin without using drugs? We explain how.

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Silent inflammation: when an invisible fire is consuming us!
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Another look Cristina Sales

Like a brazier burning without flame, silent inflammation alters the organs and diminishes its functional capacity, no signalling, silent and insidious way, for decades.

Degenerative diseases of cardiovascular, neurological and osteoarticular nature, all in general, begin and evolve through a process of silent inflammation.

The reduction of factors that favour it is in our hands, delaying and reducing its devastating effects. Find out how.

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Fortnight started in 24 November 2014: Cristina Sales
Orchid with letters
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Another look Cristina Sales
In these times of change, imposed by premonitory calendars or by the collapse of social systems, or even by the conscious and decided shift in tune with the signs of the times, it is urgent to be able to raise the consciousness level and the act of giving and receiving.

Gifts of tenderness and devotion.
Who knows, maybe an orchid with letters.

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The Strength of the Presence
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The EsmeraldAzul is one expression of the excellence of Dr. Cristina’s work.

Altogether, Functional and Integrative Medicine embodies the pursuit of her medical career and expresses the ethical dimension that she assumed since high school: to do everything to help the people who would seek her, especially those to whom traditional medicine would be unable to do so.

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Mucosa inflammation: many diseases are ultimately just one!
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Another look Cristina Sales

And what if the usual childhood diseases - tonsillitis, otitis, rhinopharyngitis, bronchiolitis, asthma, abdominal cramps, dermatitis and atopic eczema – are not different recurring diseases but just different acute episodes of exacerbation of the same problem - a global inflammation of mucosal tissues and lymphoid organs?

And if the responsible is essentially in the gut?

A new perspective, grounded in science, opens new possibilities for prevention and more assertive treatment.

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Fortnight started in 27 October 2014: Infection & Inflamation
Silent inflammation: when an invisible fire is consuming us!
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Another look Cristina Sales

Like a brazier burning without flame, silent inflammation alters the organs and diminishes its functional capacity, no signalling, silent and insidious way, for decades.

Degenerative diseases of cardiovascular, neurological and osteoarticular nature, all in general, begin and evolve through a process of silent inflammation.

The reduction of factors that favour it is in our hands, delaying and reducing its devastating effects. Find out how.

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Fortnight started in 13 October 2014: Beneficial & Harmful
Aluminum is harmful to health. It is in medicines, foods and much more!
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Another look Cristina Sales
Aluminum is a metal that is not part of the composition of the human body. 
Continued exposure to aluminum causes a chronic intoxication with serious adverse health effects. 

Aluminum intoxication promotes cognitive decline, increased risk of neurological degenerative diseases and particularly Alzheimer's disease. 
It is associated with increased risk of breast cancer. 

Did you know that aluminum is closer to you, more than you can imagine?

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Fortnight started in 29 September 2014: Happiness & Health
Serotonin makes us happy people
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Another look Cristina Sales
The happiness and welfare favor physical and mental health. 
Serotonin is an essential neurotransmitter for the feeling of well-being and happiness. 
A deficiency in serotonin reduces our strength to live and the sense of humor, predisposes to sadness, depression, irritability and insomnia. 

Did you know you can increase your serotonin without using drugs? We explain how.

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Fortnight started in 18 August 2014: Stop & Think
9 ideas to have a more healthy, conscious and sustainable life
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Another look Cristina Sales
Minor changes, which depend on us, when placed into practice can have amazing benefits in many areas of our lives. 

We give you ideas as a challenge to develop a healthier, more conscious and more sustainable life.

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Fortnight started in 30 December 2013: Yes & No
Integrative Medicine is not Alternative Medicine
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Another look Cristina Sales
Integrative Medicine is a medical practice, focused on patients and their healing, in which doctor-patient relationship is particularly relevant. It is based on scientific evidence and encourages the active participation of patients in the management of their health.

Integrative Medicine, through   multidisciplinary teams, integrates into medical practice all therapeutic resources, disciplines and professions whose action is beneficial for healing or increase patient’s quality of life.

Under the heading of Alternative Medicine there are a series of practices that are outside the scope of medicine and purport to be an alternative to medical practice.

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