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Southport Metro Medical Centre are proud to bring old fashioned family medical care to the Gold Coast. If you’re looking for a family doctor who genuinely cares about your long-term health come in and meet our team or give us a call on 07 5612 7830.

Why Choose Southport Metro Medical Centre?

Why Choose Southport Metro Medical Centre?

Nov 15, 2018 Written By sp_medical

Choosing a medical centre for your family can be difficult. Not only do you want to find the right doctor for you, but for your entire family too. At Southport Metro Medical Centre, we are committed to offering holistic, ongoing care to all our patients. If you’re looking for a new medical centre on the Gold Coast, then look no

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How Important Is Sleep to Your Mental Wellbeing

How Important Is Sleep to Your Mental Wellbeing

Nov 05, 2018 Written By sp_medical

In modern day society, there just never seems to be enough time in the day. Between work, caring for the kids and organising your home, there is little time to spare. To deal with busy lifestyles, many people sacrifice hours of their sleep. While this may seem like a great idea, sacrificing sleep can be extremely detrimental to your mental

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Early Signs of Prostate Cancer

Early Signs of Prostate Cancer

Oct 15, 2018 Written By sp_medical

Prostate cancer is currently the fourth most common cancer in Australia and the most common cancer diagnosed in Australian men. Prostate cancer occurs when growth of abnormal cells in the prostate gland increases and eventually forms a malignant tumour. Getting regular prostate examinations is an essential part of men’s health and can help to detect the cancer in its earliest

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Risks of Having High Cholesterol

Risks of Having High Cholesterol

Oct 05, 2018 Written By sp_medical

Many people are not aware, but there are two kinds of cholesterol. High-density lipoprotein (HDL), also known as good cholesterol, and low-density lipoprotein (LDL), referred to as bad cholesterol. High levels of bad cholesterol can be very dangerous to your health. To educate you more on the effects of bad cholesterol here are some facts from our general practitioners. Stress

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Bald Truths About Male Pattern Baldness

Bald Truths About Male Pattern Baldness

Sep 15, 2018 Written By sp_medical

While many men wish it was a men’s health myth, the truth is male pattern baldness affects all men to some degree as they grow older. Also known as androgenetic alopecia, male pattern baldness usually begins at the temples, with the hairline gradually receding. After time, the hair at the crown of the head thins and disappears. You can inherit

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Does Your Child Have ADHD? Identify the Signs

Does Your Child Have ADHD? Identify the Signs

Sep 05, 2018 Written By sp_medical

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (or ADHD) can be difficult to diagnose. All children can be fidgety and impulsive from time to time. That’s why our children’s health specialists have created a list of signs that may indicate your child has ADHD. Incessant fidgeting Many children with ADHD have a hard time staying still. They are constantly moving their hands, arms,

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Our Biggest Health Problems today

Sep 01, 2018 Written By sp_medical

Our biggest health problems today come from inflammation, stress and insulin resistance. Inflammation is an underlying cause of all chronic health conditions and obesity. When we eat too many sugary or high carbohydrate foods our insulin hormone (that controls blood sugar levels) increase. If we continue to eat foods like this over many years we develop type 2 diabetes where

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5 Common Myths About Ovarian Cancer

5 Common Myths About Ovarian Cancer

Aug 15, 2018 Written By sp_medical

A lot of women fear ovarian cancer, which can sometimes make it difficult to distinguish fear from fact. It’s important not to have any misconceptions or unknowns, so here are the five most common myths about ovarian cancer from our medical centre. 1. Ovarian Cancer Will Be Detected at My Annual Pap Smear Wrong! Pap smears only test for cervical

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5 Most Common Complaints of Menopause

5 Most Common Complaints of Menopause

Aug 05, 2018 Written By sp_medical

The disruption of the production of estrogen, progesterone and testosterone hormones can lead to fluctuations are referred to as menopause. Menopause is an important event in women’s health and can cause the body to react in strange ways. Here are the five most common symptoms/complaints of menopause. 1. Hot Flashes Women’s health professionals, report that hot flashes are the most

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How to Deal with Grief and Loss

How to Deal with Grief and Loss

Jul 15, 2018 Written By sp_medical

Unfortunately, grief is a part of life. Whether it’s losing a loved one, experiencing a divorce or losing your job, grief is a painful process. You are going to experience a rollercoaster of emotions and experience what is commonly known as the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance.  If you are experiencing grief, here are five

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What We Give Back To Society

Thank you for supporting our clinic by being part of our community and patient base. In 2015, 2016 and again in 2017 we have been proud sponsors of and avid supporters of children in sport across many disciplines. As parents ourselves we recognise the importance of active body, active minds and promoting healthy living from a young age.

Many of the clubs, teams and individuals we have sponsored over the years have excelled to win premierships or be selected as representatives of QLD, Australia and even New Zealand.

Among the young athletes have been many that have travelled both Nationally and Internationally to a vast range of locations. We always encourage those that have travelled to countries where children are less fortunate than themselves to share the experience by providing them with care packages and sports equipment for those children.

Additionally we also support teens, adults and seniors in Netball, Rugby Union, Basketball, Hockey, Equestrian and V8 supercars.

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