Category Archives: Diversos


  • He who has fleas…can also have lice

    I have always adored old sayings. They are a poetic expression of generations and generations of “living” experiences and they are usually right …and very wise. The title for this “Prescription” is a very old Portuguese saying that my father, who was a good old fashioned, dedicated family doctor, used to say many times. The Read More

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  • The cellular cost of smoking! Part Two

    Cigarette smoke contains over 4000 chemical compounds, 69 of which can cause cancer. While approved as food additives they were not tested through burning, which changes their properties! I am just going to write about TWO!!  Tar coats the lining of the airways causing cilia paralysis. These microscopic hair like projections) usually wave or Read More

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  • Acupuncture Revisited

    At Luzdoc, as we have evolved and grown, it has always been our philosophy to be open to all the complementary treatment approaches of proven quality, scientifically recognised and validated. The therapy of acupuncture has a long history. In its 2500 years of development, a wealth of experience has been accumulated, attesting to the wide Read More

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