Dr Vincente Mera is the head of internal medicine at SHA Wellness Clinic in Spain. Having earned his medical degree at the University of Seville, Dr Mera now has almost 25 years of experience under his belt. Previously having worked at renowned institutions such as the Virgen Macarena hospital in Seville and the Reina Sofía hospital in Córdoba, Dr Vincente Mera joined the team at SHA in 2009.
A specialist in anti-ageing medicine, Dr Vincente has expertise in the fields of nutrition (macrobiotic), detoxifying substances, physical fitness training, relaxation procedures, fibromyalgia, sleep disorders, and anti-tobacco programs. SHA Wellness Clinic strive to always offer the best and most modern treatments out there and Dr Vincente Mera has assisted in incorporating new areas of expertise, including bio-identical hormonal supplementation, genetic and genomic assessment, telomeric evaluation and mesenchymal stem cell obtaining and storage for future applications, upholding SHA’s reputation as a pioneering medical clinic.
1. What is the basic philosophy behind SHA Wellness Clinc?
The philosophy behind SHA Wellness Clinic is to have a real impact on people’s health and wellbeing by offering a fusion of Eastern and Western methods. At SHA there is an emphasis on striking a balance between body and soul, and hospitality and excellence are strong values that we always uphold.
2. What makes you different from other medical spas?
SHA Wellness Clinic is a pioneering medical spa, we don’t shy away from new possibilities and for this reason we are always ahead of the game when it comes to offering new treatments and therapies. Guests at SHA follow programmes the likes of which cannot be found anywhere else, we take an innovative yet highly effective approach to health and wellness. It is also important to note that we don’t reject more traditional or complimentary types of medicine, realising that a comprehensive approach is the best approach.
3. Who will most benefit from a stay at SHA Wellness Clinic?
Everyone can benefit from a stay at SHA, but it is particularly suited to those who want to take some time out, recharge and make some important changes in their life. We have so many different programmes on offer from weight-loss and detox to anti-tobacco, so there really is something to suit everyone.
4. What are the benefits, short-term and long-term, of a stay?
There are countless benefits to a stay at SHA and exactly what they are depends on the programme you are on. When we look at the short term, everyone can benefit from the calming and supportive environment at SHA, it is a place that has been designed to help you feel completely rested and serene. In the long-term, SHA Wellness can dramatically improve your health and wellbeing by helping you to create important lifestyle changes that benefit your overall quality of life.
5. What advice would you offer to guests coming to stay with you?
Be prepared to commit to your programme to get the most out of your stay, try to take on board everything that your doctors say as this is the best way to create long-term change. I also highly recommend attending as many of the talks, walks, and other activities as possible to get the most out of your stay.