------------------------ Health & Wellness Archives - Doctors in Italy ------------------------

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If you've ever spent time at the beach, or outside hiking and playing sports out in the sun, you've probably gotten a sunburn at least once in your life. Many sunburns may cause your skin to peel or blister but some subu

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Are you planning on traveling in Italy during your pregnancy and suffering from varicose veins? This common side effect of pregnancy hormones is uncomfortable during summer months, when it's too hot to cover up, but ther

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On first impact, Rome may seem like a city of indulgences - with pasta, pizza, gelato and free-flowing wine around every corner - but Italians have long benefitted from their healthy, balanced lifestyles and enjoy some

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Intermittent fasting is a buzzword on everyone's lips these days. Whether you're an athlete or not, there are several benefits for your health - including weight loss. We spoke with Dr. Wanda Rizza, our Nutritionist and

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Peggy Ryan, a frequent visitor to Rome and an expat living in Italy, is a friend of our clinic and an international educator working with American students visiting Italy to travel and study.  She also runs a travel blo

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[Update November 2017] Is tap water in Rome safe to drink? If you are visiting Rome for the first time you are probably asking yourself if you can safely drink tap or fountains' water in Rome. Well, the answer is Yes an

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Disinformation reigns in the field of travel medicine and travelers are often unaware of the risks they are exposing themselves to. A consultation with an expert can help you overcome inconvenient situations and embark f

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The truth is that our brains rarely get a full rest. For some running along the Tiber river, or swimming at the local pool will do the trick. Others may still be looking for their trigger. For Aleisha Smith, a gorgeous

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Is it safe for pregnant women to travel? Pregnancy comes with many joys as well as some complications: you may have to rethink your eating habits, adjust your travel plans, or give up a glass of wine or two. Notice how

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With its variety of breads, meats, cheeses, and pastries, Italian cuisine truly is a tempting explosion of freshness and flavors. After all, who wouldn’t be seduced by the rich, earthy aroma of pasta all’amatriciana?