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Doctors & Clinics In Dubai

Doctors & Clinics In Dubai

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Doctors & Clinics In Dubai

Welcome to the Doctors & Clinics in Dubai Section

It might have crept up on you, those stubborn wrinkles and laughter lines that just will not go no matter how many facials we partake in or cream we apply- even if it is the latest trending product! On the other hand you might have a disfigurement or you're unhappy with your nose or your breasts and so on; these days we have so much to choose from whether it be a non-invasive treatment or surgery, and endless slimming treatments, what works and what doesn't, what do other ladies recommend? You'll want to find out what choices you have and seek the best advice on the market, here we aim to look at as many topics as possible - we've even reviewed some clinics to give you an idea of what to expect before you make a decision!

 

Healthcare Features

  • Sun and You

    Sun and You

    Summer season is a great time to be out and about but adequate care must be taken to keep ourselves healthy and fit. Here are a few common summer troubles and tips on how to care for yourself and your family whilts enjoying the summer.

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  • What You Need to Know about Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)

    What You Need to Know about Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)

    Within us all there is a silent system working to keep us healthy – the lymph system. The lymph system’s impact is so far reaching that many don’t even realize that minor aches and pains, low energy or susceptibility to colds and flu may be due to a sluggish lymph system and a compromised immune system.

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  • Summer, Skin Spots and Sunscreens

    Summer, Skin Spots and Sunscreens

    Summer is in full swing and although the sun is essential for many things, it can also harm our skin because it emits ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Dr Vimala Vinod, specialist dermatologist at Mediclinic Beach Road explains how to always take care of our skin and to check regularly for any new spots and skin lesions.

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  • Koster Clinic introduces Nicole Flasser, RN, Baby Massage and Aromatherapist

    Koster Clinic introduces Nicole Flasser, RN, Baby Massage and Aromatherapist

    Nicole Flasser, is a nurse for general and intensive care hailing from Vienna, Austria. She is licensed in both Austria and the UAE. She is a healthcare professional with over 15 years experience, having obtained her Master of Science in Health Management from the prestigious Danube University Krems, Austria in 2011.

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  • Women’s Health Physiotherapy at Mediclinic Dubai Mall

    Women’s Health Physiotherapy at Mediclinic Dubai Mall

    Mediclinic Dubai Mall’s women’s health physiotherapists treat a wide variety of women with bladder, bowel and sexual problems. They specialise in patients with pelvic floor dysfunction and also treat patients who are pregnant, with the goal to reduce pain and keep women fit and active throughout pregnancy.

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  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program

    Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program

    Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an 8 week program that teaches practical meditation skills to help enhance our quality of life physically, emotionally and mentally. Developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Centre (USA) in 1979, the programme is now being taught in over 250 hospitals world-wide as well as in corporations, schools and health-centres.

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  • What is Glycemic Index?

    What is Glycemic Index?

    The glycemic index (GI) is a ranking of carbohydrates on a scale from 0 to 100 according to the extent to which they raise blood sugar levels after eating. Food with a high GI are those which are rapidly digested and absorbed and result in marked fluctuations in blood sugar levels. Low-GI food, by virtue of their slow digestion and absorption, produce gradual rises in blood sugar and insulin levels, and have proven benefits for health.

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  • All About Soft Laser Anti-Ageing Treatments

    All About Soft Laser Anti-Ageing Treatments

    Aesthetic Medicine is a combination of Art, Science and Skill. It’s not just about removing wrinkles and lines but is about understanding the needs and expectations of the patients. Listening to our patients is our main priority at Drs. Nicolas & Asp Centers. The main aim of our team is reviving your own natural beauty and helping you feel good about yourself.

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  • Can we catch a cold when being in the cold?

    Can we catch a cold when being in the cold?

    The old belief that started before even people knew about germs states that a person catches a “cold” from being cold. While this is an old saying, it has been shown that people are more susceptible to colds in fall and winter, due to the fact that they spend more time indoors and germs can get passed around more easily. Cold viruses are almost always present in our daily environment, and the chances of catching a cold depend on our immune system.

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  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

    High blood pressure (hypertension) is when your blood pressure is regularly higher than recommended healthy levels. You often won’t realize if you have it because it rarely causes any obvious symptoms. However, it’s called “silent killer” and it’s one of the major risk factors for heart disease and stroke. The only way to find out you have it is by having your blood pressure measured.

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  • Pregnancy and Oral Health

    Pregnancy and Oral Health

    Finding out you are expecting is a joyous time for parents. Mothers, of course, have the challenge of making sure they have a healthy pregnancy and problem-free childbirth. During pregnancy, your body goes through many changes, particularly hormonal alterations that can exacerbate the development of diseases such as gingivitis (gum disease) which, in turn, if not treated, can affect the health of your developing baby.

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  • Koster Clinic Advice on Tongue Tie

    Koster Clinic Advice on Tongue Tie

    Does your baby not feed well, not gain weight or does not latch on? Your baby could have what is commonly known as ‘Tongue-tie’ or ankyloglossia in medical terms. What is Tongue-tie? Tongue-tie results when the frenulum (the band of tissue that connects the bottom of the tongue to the floor of the mouth) is too short and tight, causing the movement of the tongue to be restricted.

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  • Gestational Diabetes Challenge Today

    Gestational Diabetes Challenge Today

    Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), the appearance of diabetes during gestation, is one of the most common medical conditions in pregnancy. This is because, when you’re pregnant, your cells become slightly more resistant to insulin which causes your blood sugar to increase.

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  • Meet our Dermatologist Dr. Juliane Reuter

    Meet our Dermatologist Dr. Juliane Reuter

    Dr. Juliane Reuter is a renowned German board certified specialist in Dermatology working in Dubai since the beginning of 2010. Before coming to the UAE she spent nine years of her career at the University Clinic in Freiburg, Germany, focusing on general dermatology for children and adults as well as dermatologic surgery.

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  • Thyroid Disease

    Thyroid Disease

    Your thyroid is a small gland at the base of your neck that makes thyroid hormones. Thyroid hormones controls many activities in your body, including how fast you burn calories and how fast your heart beats. Diseases of the thyroid cause it to make either too much or too little of the hormones. Depending on how much or how little hormones your thyroid makes, you may often feel restless or tired, or you may lose or gain weight. Women are more likely than men to have thyroid diseases, especially right after pregnancy and after menopause.

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  • Food Allergy or Food Intolerance?

    Food Allergy or Food Intolerance?

    It’s pretty common to have a reaction to a certain food, but in most cases it’s an intolerance rather than a true allergy. Why does it matter? Although they may have similar symptoms, a food allergy can be more serious. What is the difference between these two disorders?

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  • About Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

    About Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

    Multiple Sclerosis (also known as MS) is an unpredictable disease that disrupts the flow of information within the brain and body. It is often labelled as an auto-immune disease, and is considered to be a medical mystery.

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  • BACK TO SCHOOL: Health & Safety Tips

    BACK TO SCHOOL: Health & Safety Tips

    After a long summer break, it's time for the kids to head back to school and focus on classes, sports and other after-school activities. But as you get adjusted to the first month of school, it's a good idea to take a couple of precautionary measures to set them up for a safe, healthy year. Here are the top 10 back-to-school health & safety tips to consider.

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  • What is Gum Disease?

    What is Gum Disease?

    When you think about dental health, the focus is primarily on preventing cavities in your teeth. Nevertheless, paying attention to your gums is essential as gums play a major role in both your dental health and overall well-being. Gingiva (gums) is part of the soft tissue lining of the mouth. They surround the teeth and provide a seal around them.

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  • 5 Ways to Protect Your Skin

    5 Ways to Protect Your Skin

    While skin is one of the very precious body parts every person should care for, it’s doesn’t always come on top of our priority lists. Getting educated about your skin type and learning the right habits to care for it is essential to help prevent any dryness or serious skin conditions. Despite the common belief, skin care is not time-consuming and once learned will come naturally like brushing your teeth. Here are some tips from the Skin Specialists of Drs. Nicolas & Asp Centers:

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  • Is your smart phone a pain in the neck?

    Is your smart phone a pain in the neck?

    Technology has tremendously changed the way we receive information and entertainment; lying on the couch while using cell phones and tablets have gradually replaced the healthier position. This has influenced our posture and body mechanics in unhealthy ways and explains why more people nowadays are complaining from neck, upper back, shoulder, and arm pain.

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  • Screening for women is essential as it can save your life

    Screening for women is essential as it can save your life

    Screening is simply testing for cancer before a person has any symptoms. This can help to detect cancer, such as cervical cancer, at an early stage. Cervical cancer is the easiest gynaecological cancer to prevent, as long as you have your regular screening tests and follow-ups. Cervical cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the cervix. The cervix is the lower part/end of the uterus.

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  • 5 Ways to Improve Your Posture

    5 Ways to Improve Your Posture

    When talking about good health, posture ranks right up at the top of the list, something that many people overlook. It is definitely as important as eating healthy, exercising, getting a good night's sleep and avoiding potentially harmful substances like alcohol, drugs and tobacco. Good posture is a way of going through your days with more energy, less stress and fatigue.

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  • Acute Viral Gastroenteritis in Children

    Acute Viral Gastroenteritis in Children

    What should parents know about gastroenteritis? If a child has acute viral gastroenteritis, he may have diarrhoea, with or without vomiting, as well as ever and abdominal pain. Symptoms may last a few days or up totwo weeks. Children get the infection by contact with someone who already has the virus or by consuming food that is contaminated with the virus.

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  • Walk-In Appointments Now Available at Mediclinic Dubai Mall

    Walk-In Appointments Now Available at Mediclinic Dubai Mall

    In response to demand, Mediclinic Dubai Mall now also offers walk-in services for patients without appointments who require medical attention. This service is available during all clinic operating hours.

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  • heavy menstrual bleed

    What Can Be Done To Help Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

    Heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) is defined as excessive menstrual blood loss which interferes with a woman’s physical, social, emotional and/or material quality of life. It is a common problem and one that I see often in my clinic. In the 1990s it was estimated that 60% of women with HMB went on to have a hysterectomy as this was often the only treatment offered. Hysterectomy is a major operation and is associated with significant complications in a minority of cases.

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  • recognising diabetes

    Diabetes Can Affect Slim, Under Weight People Too

    It's not just over-weight people. The slim and healthy can get diabetes, too. Diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)in the United States, is now a disease that affects 29 million people or 9.3% of the American population, and 8.1 million of them do not even know they have the disease.

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  • Psoriasis

    Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a common inflammatory skin disease, which affects 2-3% of the population worldwide. The disease can appear at any age but it is more common in the twenties and thirties. Psoriasis is not a contagious disease. The exact cause of psoriasis is not known. Find out more about psoriasis and how to treat it.

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  • Coffee To Go

    Coffee To Go

    Coffee is the world’s mostly widely used stimulant. It is commonplace and generally accepted. It is available in coffee, tea, cola, chocolate and numerous energy drinks. The amount of caffeine is variable from one coffee to another and one energy drink to another. Find out how it can affect your exercise routine, both positively and negatively.

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  • Travelling Safely

    Travelling Safely

    If you are fortunate enough, as many Dubai-based expats are, to travel during this holiday season there are a few things to keep in mind to keep you safe and healthy. If you are fortunate enough, as many Dubai-based expats are, to travel during this holiday season there are a few things to keep in mind to keep you safe and healthy. 

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  • X-Ray Radiation and Pregnancy

    X-Ray Radiation and Pregnancy

    Many women are exposed to x-rays accidentally during pregnancy, unaware of their condition, or require an x-ray after an accident, for example. This can cause great worry as radiation is known to be a risk to the unborn child. Mediclinic try to try to explain exactly what the risks and effects of radiation are on an unborn baby.

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  • Understanding Intimate Health

    Understanding Intimate Health

    It goes without saying that in her lifetime, every woman is confronted with factors that influence her intimate environment. Paying close attention to your body is an important part of avoiding such issues and infection, so you need to know what to look for.

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  • Natural Ways to a Bright White Smile

    Natural Ways to a Bright White Smile

    A bright smile looks great and makes you more confident. You may be familiar with some of the whitening methods including whitening toothpaste, home whitening kits, or more expensive professional treatments, but there are other more natural techniques which may also help.

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  • Understanding MRSA Infection

    Understanding MRSA Infection

    Staphylococcus aureus is a bacterium that is carried on the skin or nasal lining of up to 30 percent of healthy individuals. It causes symptoms only when the skin is damaged, such as a scratch or a small cut from shaving. These symptoms can range from a small pimple to severe illness. MRSA is tougher to treat than most strains of staphylococcus aureus because it is resistant to some commonly used antibiotics.

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  • What are UTIs?

    What are UTIs?

    A UTI (urinary tract infection) is an infection in any part of your urinary system, which can include the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Dr. Bianca Rincon-Aznar is a Specialist Family Medicine at Mediclinic Dubai Mall and explains the main symptoms and ways to treat this type of infections.

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  • Your child’s urinary tract infection

    Your child’s urinary tract infection

    Urinary tract infections are caused by bacteria that entered the bladder through different common irritants. They are highly treatable, but it’s important to catch them early. In young children they might be harder to detect, because the symptoms are less specific, but it’s important to keep in mind these simple advices…

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  • Managing Children’s Food Allergies

    Managing Children’s Food Allergies

    The number of new cases of food allergy in the past years has increased significantly. An allergic food reaction happens when the child’s immune system mistakenly considers proteins from food as being harmful. Because food allergies can range from mild to serious, the best strategy to adopt, for your child’s safety, is to totally avoid that particular food, but also always be prepared in case of an allergic reaction.

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  • Infant head deformity

    Infant head deformity: When does nature need a nudge?

    Many parents ask themselves if the shape of their newborn’s head is normal. The plasticity of a newborn’s skull makes it susceptible to external pressures in the womb, during the birth process and after birth, so timely diagnosis is essential. Early intervention and treatment is fundamental when trying to prevent irreversible abnormalities, and so the need for education and vigilance from healthcare specialists has increased significantly. Parents should always talk to their pediatrician no matter what concerns they might have.

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  • Febrile Seizures

    Febrile Seizures: What are they, how are they treated?

    A febrile seizure (FS) is a childhood event which can be extremely scary for a parent, especially when it happens for the first time. Here are some facts about them, and advice on how you should deal with them. What is a febrile seizure? A febrile convulsion is a seizure brought on by fever, and usually happens in children between the ages of three months and six years. It is quite a common condition.

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  • breast cancer myths and facts

    Breast Cancer: Myths And Facts

    In my clinical practice concerning breast issues, I see different types of patients with different attitudes and thoughts towards them. Some are overconfident, thinking that as they feel fine and healthy they don't have to worry. Others think they don't have to worry as they don't have a family history of breast disease.

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  • HPV and cervical cancer

    The Facts About HPV and Cervical Cancer

    Cervical cancer is cancer of the cervix — the lower part of the uterus that connects the uterus and the vagina. Cervical cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women worldwide after breast cancer: 600 women die each day from cervical cancer worldwide. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) has now been shown to cause cervical cancer with HPV DNA detected in at least 95% of cervical cancers (of which HPV types 16 and 18 are the most commonly isolated).

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  • cosmetic dentistry

    Guide To Cosmetic Dentistry at MediClinic Mirdif

    Cosmetic dentistry may also provide restorative benefits. For example, dental fillings are a common procedure used to treat decayed teeth. Previously, most dental fillings were composed primarily of gold, amalgam and other materials that left visible dark spots on the teeth. Today, dental fillings may fall into the category of cosmetic dentistry, because you can select fillings made of porcelain or composite materials that closely match the colour of your teeth, thus maintaining the natural appearance of your teeth and smile.

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  • oral health in children

    The Importance of Oral Health in Children

    Maintaining good oral health in your child is important not only for your child’s teeth but also for his general health. Oral disease can have a negative impact on your child’s overall quality of life, causing speech impairments, reducing nutritional intake, affecting school achievements, impacting daily activities and lowering his self-esteem.

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  • Amblyopia in children

    Amblyopia in children: What is it and how is it treated?

    Amblyopia (say this: "am-blee-oh-pee-ah"), or ‘lazy eye’, is an eye problem that causes loss of or poor vision in one or both of a child’s eyes. Amblyopia usually affects only one of the eyes, but sometimes it can affect both. Amblyopia is the most common cause of vision problems in children.

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  • varicose veins

    Diagnosis and treatment of varicose veins

    Varicose veins are not only the bulgy, twisted colourless veins in the lower leg, but can also appear as tiny red, dark purple or bluish-green strips. Blood circulation starts from the heart, runs through the body in the arteries and returns to the heart through veins. The veins in the legs are a one-way road, controlling the return of blood to the heart by small valves and using gravity to prevent the return of blood to the foot.

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  • benefits of botox

    The Benefits of Botox Injections

    Botox is best known to doctors as Botulinum toxin, a poison produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacterium. Over the last 20 years, clinical applications for this toxin have emerged including minimising the signs of aging by reducing fine lines and wrinkles, reducing migraine headaches by relieving tension in the muscles, eradicating excessive sweating by inhibiting the chemical which stimulates the sweat glands, reduces arthritis pain, improving bladder control and treating eye conditions such as cross eye and twitching of the eyelids.

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