HealthInfo West Coast-Te Tai Poutini

A-Z health topics

To find information on a health topic, browse the list of topics below. To find information on a medication, browse the list of medications in Medication factsheets A-Z. You can also use the SEARCH box at the top right of this page to find health topics and medications.

Macular degeneration

Magnesium sulphate before premature birth

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Male hypogonadism

Male-pattern balding

Mallet splints:

Mallet splints: removal

Mallet toe

Mammograms

Mammograms: for high-risk women

Managing everyday activities

Managing pain: palliative care

Manic depression

Māori health: community providers

Māori health: hospital services

Mastitis

ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis)

Meal planning

Meals on Wheels

Measles

Medial epicondylitis

Medial tibial stress

Medical care guidance plan

Medical help if you are new to the West Coast

Medication and breastfeeding

Medication in pregnancy

Medication safety

Medications for angina

Medicines for children

Medicines – generic

Medicines – how to take

Medicines – in sport

Medicines and alcohol

Melanoma

Memory books

Memory loss

Memory loss: tips for managing mild memory loss

Meniere's disease

Meningitis

Meningitis: Hib

Meningitis: viral

Meningococcal disease

Menopause

Menopause: abnormal bleeding

Menstruation

Mental Health Emergency

Mental Health Service

Mental health: community support

Mental Health: getting help

Mental wellbeing

Mesenteric adenitis

Mesothelioma

Metacarpal fractures

Metatarsal fracture

Metatarsalgia

Metformin

Methadone for pain control

MGUS (monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance)

Microsuction of earwax

Midazolam nasal spray

Middle-aged long-sightedness

Middle-ear infections

Mid-stream urine (MSU)

Midwives

Migraines in adults

Migraines in children

Migrant and refugee health

Mini stroke

Miscarriage

Mobility aids

Mobility scooters

Modified barium swallow studies

Molar pregnancy

Molluscum contagiosum

Monounsaturated fat

Mononucleosis (glandular fever)

Morning-after pill

Morning sickness

Morphine

Morton's neuroma

Motor neurone disease

Mouth cancer

Mouth care during chemotherapy

Mouth care for someone who is dying

Mouth ulcers

Mouthguards

Mouthwash

Moving to a different resthome or hospital

MRI scans

MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)

Mumps

Multi-drug-resistant organisms

Multiple pregnancy

Multiple sclerosis (MS)

Muscle relaxation exercises

Muscle strain

Muzzle rash

Myeloma

Myeloproliferative disorders

Myopia

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