We are happy to recommend the latest book of our colleague Dr Guy Leschziner about the science of sleep. A fascinating read combining bizarre real life stories and cutting edge neurological science.
Your flight is booked, accommodations are reserved — the reality that you’ll soon be waking up in Israel starts to sink in. You begin to question all that may be foreign to you in this new environment. Below, we’ve addressed some of the top concerns you may have when traveling to Israel. 1. Is Israel safe? From a physician’s point of view, Israel is extremely safe: High healthcare standards, minimal health risks, and one of the world’s healthiest diets. 2. I don’t speak Hebrew or Arabic. Will I have trouble communicating? Though it is not an official language, English is...
Many travellers are concerned: Will my dietary restriction be an issue in Israel? – In short, our answer to this question: Whether your diet be kosher, vegan or vegetarian – you will find Israel to be a true culinary paradise for your dietary needs. Eating Kosher No doubt: Israel knows kosher cuisine best. No one, from traditional Jewish fare to pizza and sushi—kosher eaters will be disappointed. The selection is without limits or limitation. Vegan and Vegetarian With over 400 vegan and vegan-friendly restaurants, Tel Aviv has earned its title of “Vegan Capital of the World.” Take a stroll through...
The measles outbreak in Israel is intensifying in recent weeks. Here are answers to some questions you might have, traveling to or staying in Israel.
Whether you’re travelling to Israel for a short-term trip or an expat preparing to become a resident, take precaution and go through these 5 preparations for you and your family.
What is an Electrocardiogram (ECG) and what do we do at Tel Aviv Doctor Clinic that devices like the Apple Watch don't do?
These helpful medical phrases in Hebrew will help you get assistance from a hotel-employee, taxi-driver or by-passer in case you are not feeling well.
Research shows that many E.R. patients could be seen and treated (faster) by a Family Doctor, GP, Primary Care Physician.
The so-called ‘e-cigarette’ was designed to help smokers quit their deadly habit – but it has developed a life (and a fast growing market) of its own. Don’t be fooled: What was launched and promoted a few years ago as a pseudo-medical device called Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) has turned into a lifestyle accessory. The market for vaping, the ‘smoking’ of electronic cigarettes, is expected to grow at a rate just shy of 20% per year, reaching a worth of almost $50 billion by 2025. Designated vaping stores pop up in cities, selling fashionable e-cigarettes and vaping liquid for...
A comprehensive Tel Aviv Doctor blogpost about what Sepsis is. How you can recognise potential signs for Sepsis. Causes for Sepsis, people at risk and treatments.
Have you heard the horror-story about the family having to re-mortgage their house, to pay for treatment and repatriation? – It’s a true story.
Even with the best intentions, sometimes the heat can get the better of us. Here is a few tips by our doctors on remaining well in the heat.
What are Signs of Heat Exhaustion, Heat Stroke and Dehydration? Tel Aviv Doctor's health tips for travellers, expats and locals to enjoy the summer heat in Israel.
Though many people relish the heat, there are things to remember to stay healthy. Read up on Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion, Heat Stroke, and Tips on Remaining Well in the Heat.
We handle many requests for STD tests. As Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) or Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are prevalent, also in Tel Aviv and Israel, despite a lot of people having at least some awareness of these problems.
Peanut allergy is far less common in Israel than in countries such as the UK. Is it because of early exposure to Bamba peanut snacks? Here's the medical facts as of today.
If you have either a sesame or peanut allergy and you live in or travel in Israel, life can be tricky. Consumption of these products is very high. Read up on some advice if you are allergic travelling Israel.
Health tipps to make the experience of fasting healthy, safe and marginally less trying.
Medical facts and background about fasting, the effect on your body, what to expect and what to avoid. Tel Aviv Doctor Medical Blog.
Why do we still see people on the beach looking like lobsters? Our skin can be damaged in many ways, but probably the most common, and preventable way, is through the sun ...