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Gynaecomastia surgery - male breast reduction

11 June 2019

If you’re one of the thousands of men who are embarrassed by ‘man boobs’ or ‘moobs’ and how your chest looks then you might feel awkward or self-conscious. But there could be a solution that allows you to bare your chest.

Counselling at Spire Dunedin 2019

17 May 2019

It’s a fact of life that we often focus on our physical wellbeing in isolation of our mental wellbeing. However, the two are so interlinked that perhaps we are doing ourselves a disservice! Recognising that we need to care for our mental wellbeing is a good place to start.

Melanoma moles and skin awareness 2019

16 May 2019

When the sun comes out the temptation is to get outside and start to work on our 'summer glow'. But did you know that getting painful sunburn just once every two years can triple your risk of melanoma skin cancer? Read how you can protect yourself from this serious condition by looking after your skin.

Melanoma moles and skin awareness 2019

Thrombosis Awareness 2019

09 May 2019

Every year DVT affects around 1 person in every 1,000 in the UK. It can affect individuals at any age and of any gender or race, though the risk of suffering a blood clot increases with age. At Spire Dunedin, as part of our commitment to patient safety, we are raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of DVT and how you can help protect yourself from being affected by this life-threatening condition.

Thrombosis Awareness 2019

Keeping calm under pressure

25 April 2019

It’s stress awareness month and here at Spire Dunedin we’ve been highlighting the important three R’s – rest, rehydrate and refuel. Read more about why we all need to drink a little more water.

Keeping calm under pressure

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2019

08 April 2019

Every 15 minutes in the UK somebody is diagnosed with bowel cancer. Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer affecting all types of people - young, old, female or male with 42,000 people a year being diagnosed. Unfortunately, it is the second biggest cancer killer because, despite it being treatable, it is often diagnosed late, with signs and symptoms confused or brushed aside. Spotting the symptoms can save your life as early detection means the cancer can be successfully treated in over 90% of cases.

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2019

World Sleep Day 2019 - Sleep Apnoea and you

11 March 2019

Waking up, not feeling refreshed from sleeping can be emotionally and physically draining. But when someone is suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) it can drastically reduce their quality of life, cause health issues, and result in accidents. Read more about the sleeping disorder from Spire Dunedin's Respiratory Consultant Grace Robinson.

World Sleep Day 2019 - Sleep Apnoea and you

Varicose veins - busting the myths

08 March 2019

People normally become aware of varicose veins when they experience discomfort or heavy legs, or as the weather changes, and the temperatures rise, they start to think of uncovering their legs. They are seen as an ‘old age’ issue, with many associating the problem with leg ulcers and a sedentary lifestyle. However, by the age of 30, 44% of women and 19% of men in the UK have leg vein problems. Professor Tim Magee busts the myths that surround varicose veins. Find out more about why they occur and how they can be treated, online now.

Varicose veins - busting the myths

Women and heart disease

14 February 2019

There are at least 900,000 women in the UK with CHD, a condition which kills more than twice as many women as breast cancer. Even more startling is that on average 77 women die of a heart attack every day, with many initially being misdiagnosed. As part of National Heart Month we’re raising awareness of heart health and discussing how heart failure can be prevented.

Women and heart disease

Tinnitus and ear health

08 February 2019

Tinnitus is an almost universal condition. Almost everyone at some point in their life has some experience of the condition.  Why then is it that in some people tinnitus can cause significant psychological upset and become a real problem?

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