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In Rhythm: Options available for treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

01 February 2015: In Rhythm: Options available for treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

Vantage Magazine: Issue 40

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance, with approximately 50,000 cases diagnosed each year in the UK alone. Consultant Cardiologist Dr Julian Jarman discusses the options available to treat atrial fibrillation.

Trips & Fails: Common Knee Injuries

01 February 2015: Trips & Fails: Common Knee Injuries

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 42

Knee injuries caused by trips and falls are very common, with approximately 135,000 incidents in the UK each year. Consultant Knee Trauma Surgeon, Mr Chinmay Gupte discusses common knee injuries and the best treatment options available.

Coughs and Colds: Symptoms & Management

01 January 2015: Coughs and Colds: Symptoms & Management

Vantage Magazine: Issue 39

Coughs, colds and flu are common winter illnesses. Dr Evan Kabir and Dr Walter Abelman are two private GPs from the JDoc365 service. Here, they discuss the symptoms and management of common colds and flu and the best way to prevent catching a bug this winter.

Winter Sport Hip Injuries

01 January 2015: Winter Sport Hip Injuries

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 41

Thankfully, most winter sports, such as skiing and snowboarding, are relatively ‘hip-friendly’ sports, but the post- Christmas rush to the slopes does trigger an influx in referrals to orthopaedic surgeons. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Giles Stafford discusses common ski injuries to the hip and how to reduce the risk of these incidents spoiling your time on the slopes.

Breathe Easy: Influenza

01 December 2014: Breathe Easy: Influenza

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 40

Influenza is an acute viral illness of the respiratory tract caused by three types of influenza virus: A, B and C. Symptoms include a sudden onset of fever, chills, headache, muscle ache and extreme fatigue, and sometimes including a dry cough, sore throat and stuffy nose. Private GP, Dr Lyndon Wagman, takes a closer look at flu.

Standing Firm: Cartilage Damage

01 November 2014: Standing Firm: Cartilage Damage

Vantage Magazine: Issue 37

Every year, many people are diagnosed with cartilage damage, often as a result of injury. Articular cartilage is located at the ends of the
bones that make joints in the body. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Manoj Sood discusses the options available in joint-preserving knee surgery.

Everyman: Men's Health and Acting Fast

01 November 2014: Everyman: Men's Health and Acting Fast

Vantage Magazine: Issue 38

The launch of successful charity health campaigns such as Movember has seen a rise in the number of men speaking out about their health issues. Consultant Urologist, Mr Andrew Ballaro discusses ‘the big C’ in men’s health and the importance of acting fast if symptoms are discovered

Pink Ladies: Breast Awareness

01 October 2014: Pink Ladies: Breast Awareness

Issue 36

As we approach Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is vital to remember that breast care is important throughout the year, and not just in October. Bernie Phelan, Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist at The Wellington Hospital, talks about the importance of early diagnosis, treatments and how to optimise your breast health.

Every Woman: Breast Awareness

01 October 2014: Every Woman: Breast Awareness

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 39

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with over 55,000 cases diagnosed annually. Breast awareness is a requirement all year round, not just for October. Here, Consultant Breast Surgeon, Mr Muhamed Al Dubaisi discusses the symptoms, treatment and the importance of early diagnosis.

Time for Changes: Symptoms of Menopause

01 September 2014: Time for Changes: Symptoms of Menopause

Issue 35

The average age for a woman to go through the menopause in the UK is 51, although some women may reach menopause in their 40s and even 30s. Mrs Sarah Hussain, Consultant Gynaecologist at The Wellington Hospital, discusses the symptoms of menopause and the treatments available.

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