Thursday, May 25, 2017

Dr Phil Dyer gives advice on Diabetes

Monthly Health with Heartlands HospitalHere in the UK we have currently 2.3 million people who have diabetes, with more than half a million unaware they have the condition. There are two main types of diabetes, type 1 diabetes...

Dr Honeybourne talks about Heart Disease

Monthly Health Heartlands HospitalThe UK has one of the highest death rates in the world for coronary heart disease, with one British adult dying every three minutes. Over 300,000 people have a heart attack each year. As one of...

Dr Phil Dyer talks about Meningitis

Monthly Health Heartlands HospitalUnfortunately, there are several types of bacteria or viruses that have the potential to cause meningitis. Fortunately, there are many signals for you to look out for and once diagnosed, treatment is available. Meningitis is infection of...

Dr Phil Dyer talks about Ovarian Cancer

Monthly Health with Heartlands HospitalEach year, about 7000 women in the UK are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. The cause of cancer of the ovary is unknown. However, it is more common in women who have not had children; although...

Dr Phil Dyer talks about Miscarriages

Monthly Health with Heartlands HospitalMy wife has had three miscarriages in a row. What’s causing it?   One in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage. Although this can be a very traumatic situation to deal with at the time, the majority of...

Dr Phil Dyer on the health benefits of Vitamin D

Monthly Health with Heartlands HospitalThis month, HeartlandsHospital’s Dr Phil Dyer talks about the health benefits of vitamin D.   With the short days and long dark nights of winter, it’s easy at this time of year to dream of sunnier days...

Dr Phil Dyer talks about Dizziness

Monthly Health with Heartlands HospitalQ: I keep feeling dizzy when I stand up. What's causing it?   Dizziness can be a symptom of many different conditions. People may feel dizzy if their balance is affected, or sometimes it can be...