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World Aids Day 2019

This blog is written by our clinicians and aims to keep patients informed with up to date information on medical conditions. The editor of the blog is Dr Cristina Romete.

  Since 1988, World AIDS Day has been on the 1st December, to raise awareness about the disease caused by the spread of HIV infection. What is HIV? This stands for the human immunodeficiency virus which targets and destroys cells from our immune system (CD4 cells) which are needed to help the body respond to infection. Without working CD4 cells, the immune system will become weakened to the point that
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Long term pelvic pain in men- could it be prostatitis?

This blog is written by our clinicians and aims to keep patients informed with up to date information on medical conditions. The editor of the blog is Dr Cristina Romete.

  Movember tradition has raised awareness of men’s health and concerns. This has historically been a tricky area for men to discuss and consult on. Breaking through these barriers and raising awareness will improve early diagnosis and better management. A common condition that we see in General practice is Prostatitis, which is inflammation of the prostate. This is a gland that is present in men, just below the bladder. The
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Adult ADHD – An Increasingly Recognised And Diagnosed Condition

This blog is written by our clinicians and aims to keep patients informed with up to date information on medical conditions. The editor of the blog is Dr Cristina Romete.

What is ADHD?  ADHD is an abbreviation for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. ADHD is a  is one of the most-common psychiatric syndrome characterised by the extreme end of a spectrum in terms of inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. Adults with ADHD are significantly more likely than the general population to experience other mental health conditions: in particular, mood and anxiety disorders. A risk of developing substance misuse difficulties, occupational, interpersonal and
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Open Day ROC Clinic Aberdeen- Westhill

This blog is written by our clinicians and aims to keep patients informed with up to date information on medical conditions. The editor of the blog is Dr Cristina Romete.

Networking for Businesses in need of a Responsive Occupational Health Service You are invited to our Business Open Day on Wed 6th November 2019! Register today for a 1:1 visit to our clinic. We recommend that a time is booked in advance of your visit. The success of our business is down to 3 simple core values: Traditional but Innovative Approach Positive Can-do attitude Earning Trust is Priceless   ROC
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Childhood Check-ups – Are they needed, and how often?

This blog is written by our clinicians and aims to keep patients informed with up to date information on medical conditions. The editor of the blog is Dr Cristina Romete.

As the new school term approached, parents desperately were getting things organised, whether that was uniform, lunches, after-school clubs, helping holiday homework etc.  Child health checks and vaccinations are usually the last thing on a parent’s mind.  However, it is really important to get your child used to the healthcare setting early in life, so that seeing the doctor for their check-up becomes commonplace – just like seeing the dentist
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The ‘New Diet’ – the arrival of Personalised Nutrition Plan

This blog is written by our clinicians and aims to keep patients informed with up to date information on medical conditions. The editor of the blog is Dr Cristina Romete.

Most of us are either actively trying, aspiring or planning to be fitter, lighter and eat better. We read about various diets, and wandering which one will give us the best long-lasting result with the minimum effort required; whether that is easy cooking, eating mostly what you like and still having a treat if possible.  So which diet would do all of the above? Is it the hypocaloric diet, the
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Ovarian cancer – are we any further forward in earlier detection?

This blog is written by our clinicians and aims to keep patients informed with up to date information on medical conditions. The editor of the blog is Dr Cristina Romete.

Ovarian cancer is the 6th most common female cancer in the UK, with around 7,500 new cases diagnosed each year.  This is equivalent no 20 new cases being diagnosed each day (1). Unfortunately, it is a condition that is often diagnosed late, with only a third of women surviving more than 10 years after their diagnosis.  It is thought that at least 1 in 10 ovarian cancers are preventable.  There
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Lyme Disease – a rising concern

This blog is written by our clinicians and aims to keep patients informed with up to date information on medical conditions. The editor of the blog is Dr Cristina Romete.

It is common knowledge that a tick bite leading to a ‘bulls eye’ rash is indicative of Lyme Disease. But how many patients have such a clear presentation? Not many or hardly any, at least not they we come across in our private practice. Most commonly patients present in private practice questioning whether:  Symptoms they experience are suggestive of Lyme Disease They had the best tests past and what tests
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Treating Erectile Dysfunction just got easier: the 5 days shockwave treatment

This blog is written by our clinicians and aims to keep patients informed with up to date information on medical conditions. The editor of the blog is Dr Cristina Romete.

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is when a man cannot achieve and/or maintain a full erection. Sometimes the penis may become semi-erect but may not be hard enough to have sex. In some cases there is no change to the penis at all. Most men at some point in their lives may be affected by ED on at least one occasion. Common causes for this can be stress, fatigue, and excess alcohol
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ROC Health Set To Expand Its Foothold In The NE Scotland Private Health Market

This blog is written by our clinicians and aims to keep patients informed with up to date information on medical conditions. The editor of the blog is Dr Cristina Romete.

ROC Clinic Aberdeen – Welcomes all to New Premises! Within the last week we relocated to new enhanced premises.We welcome all visitors and any questions you may have about our services by phone 01224 515 254 or aberdeen@rochealthservices.com, or you can simply just walk in and talk to one of our representatives at reception. ROC is expected to open its new clinic in the Westhill area of Aberdeen on July
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