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I often get asked what is it like living in Ecuador – community involvement is important once you are settled in. Take two of Gary’s readers Lee and Peg Carper. They actually came down here at the end of last year because two of their friends had visited Ecuador and Cotacachi and then raved about […]

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Honestly I was on my way to the supermarket but I saw the chance to pass on some interesting Cotacachi health information – the Aloe Vera drink seller had caught my eye. Turns out that Juan has been here in Cotacachi for 3 years married to a local lady but originally he is from the […]

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One way to enhance the chances of living a long and healthy life is to reduce stress. One way to do that is to live in a low cost, beautiful place. Ecuador is such a place. Low cost? Believe me. You can live like a king for $2,000 a month. Beauty? Let the pictures below […]

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Cotacachi medical information includes info about experienced dentists such as Mariana Sarsosa. She is the most experienced dentist in Cotacachi. Mariana studied biology and chemistry at the nearby University of Ibarra when she was 20 before moving on to the central university in Quito where she studied general orthodontics. She had to spend a year […]

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 Ecuador fiestas really do seem to spring up on you unannounced. I was visiting our friend John Papski, at his new country home in the village of La Merced, 15 miles from Quito, and there was another Ecuador fiesta. As John his wife Dioni, and I plus the children got off the local bus, a […]

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In yesterday’s Cotacachi medical information post www.ecuadorliving.com/2008/05/02/cotacachi-medical-information-alternative-treatments.html I wrote about how Doctor Vaca uses Russian software to help diagnose organ disfunction way ahead of time. I seemingly have some issues with my liver and small intestine. The following day after that test Doctor Vaca came to visit me in Meson de las Flores again. His […]

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Alternative treatments make up an interesting section of Cotacachi medical information. Doctor Vaca spent 7 years studying in the former Soviet Union and mixes traditional western medicine with some treatments that incorporate oriental treatments. One such treatment Doctor Vaca uses is a Russian software and hardware developed recently that uses the measurement of pain at acupuncture points […]

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Cotacachi medical information is something that many readers seek. How many doctors are there? What about Dentists? Yet Cotacachi medical information is not easy to find. Doctor Fabian Vaca outside Meson de las Flores   Indeed, not much medical information is available from Ecuador or other Latin countries. Yet, just because not much information is available […]

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Cotacachi medical information is scarce but that doesn’t mean the medical facilities are scarce. Watchout in upcoming posts for a more detailed analysis of what is available but today let us take an overview of what is available in this charming village. For a small rural village of 5,000 people there are a number of doctors […]

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