Items Tagged ‘Anxiety’

New center provides multidisciplinary care to adolescents with epilepsy

May 8, 2018

New center provides multidisciplinary care to adolescents with epilepsy

By uclahealth uclahealth

The Adolescent Epilepsy Center at UCLA will open its doors in June at 300 UCLA Medical Plaza. The unique, multidisciplinary center will offer a holistic treatment approach for teenagers with epilepsy and their parents. “We frequently diagnose epilepsy during the teen years, and the condition can have a significant, often negative, impact on a child’s […]

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Tags: adhd, Adolescent Epilepsy Center, adult epilepsy care, Anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, dietary changes, Dr. Jason Lerner, epilepsy, epileptologists, holistic treatment, learning disabilities

May 3, 2018

Great Experience with Dr. Lihvits

By Eva Eva

If I had to describe my experience having my parathyroid removed in 2 words, I would say it was positive and seamless. Patients only see one side of the process – they are informed how things are going to happen. But, when you go behind the scenes, you can tell that there’s a lot of […]

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Tags: Anxiety, bedside manners, doctors, nurses, parathyroid, patient stories, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica

April 29, 2018

I Won the Lottery

By Jennifer Jennifer

I was having a routine check with my gynecologist when she found a thyroid nodule. For about a year before I had been feeling anxiety but another doctor had dismissed it and told me I was fine. I won the lottery when I saw someone who understood hormones. I met Dr. Masha Livhits for a […]

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Tags: Anxiety, Dr. Masha Livhits, gynecologist, hormones, lymph nodes, patient stories, routine check, thyroid, thyroid nodule

April 26, 2018

Pay Attention to Your Body

By Monica Monica

When I was 24, I was temping at the office of an endocrinologist. I was talking to him about a patient and leaning over when he asked me if I had ever had my thyroid checked as he noticed something when looking at me. It turned out my thyroid was 6 times high. I went […]

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Tags: Anxiety, Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrinologist, night sweats, patient stories

Ask the Doctors - How worried should I be about my wife's 'baby blues'?

March 15, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How worried should I be about my wife’s ‘baby blues’?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: It’s been two weeks since our son was born, and my wife seems to be having a hard time. She cries easily and has a lot of anxiety. Is this just baby blues, like my mother says, or is it postpartum depression? Congratulations on welcoming a new baby! Your lives have undergone an […]

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Tags: Anxiety, baby, baby blues, childbirth, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, estrogen, hopelessness, infancy, major depression, mild depression, mood swings

How to survive the high anxiety of college admission decisions

February 28, 2018

How to survive the high anxiety of college admission decisions

By Leigh Hopper Leigh Hopper

Some high school seniors and their parents are feeling a little tense right now. The regular admission deadline for college applications was around the first of the year; that means many students applying to highly ranked colleges receive word of acceptance – or rejection – in March and in April. When a young person feels […]

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Tags: Anxiety, college, high school, pediatrics, psychology, stress

February 14, 2018

From Anxiety to Semi-Serenity

By Daisy Daisy

I was not able to have surgery locally in the Inland Empire. The only surgeon my doctor recommended there practiced at a hospital that did not accept my insurance. So my doctor told me to come to UCLA. I was reluctant to come so far and to leave my home and animals. But I found […]

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Tags: Anxiety, Dr. Masha Livhits, Inland Empire, patient stories, radioactive iodine, reduce scarring, surgery, Tiverton House

December 8, 2017

Long Ride

By atomic bomb atomic bomb

I’m very happy with my experience and am very thankful for the UCLA Endocrine Center. There’s a feeling of safety we felt throughout the process, and speaking with Dr. Yeh reduced a lot of our anxiety. I would highly recommend him to anyone – he is extremely well mannered and knowledgeable. His bedside manners are […]

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Tags: Anxiety, appointments, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinology, lab results, Mandarin, medical terminology, online portal, online videos, patient stories, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrine Center

November 29, 2017

Very Grateful

By Happy patient Happy patient

The office was amazing right from the first call to the receptionist. I felt taken care of from the get-go.I got an appointment quickly and was given a thorough exam. I was sent to the hospital right away for a biopsy and found out surgery was required. I was thankful that was taken care of […]

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Tags: Anxiety, appointment, biopsy, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, Endocrine Center, endocrinology, exam, nursing staff, patient stories, post -op, surgeons

October 6, 2017

Class Act from start to finish

By Peggy Peggy

From the time I contacted UCLA through surgery, UCLA was organized, right on, polite and answered all questions. On the day of surgery, everything went smoothly. Dr. Yeh and his assistant asked if I had any concerns but I had no anxiety. Dr. Yeh even held my hand. I loved that he did that – […]

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Tags: Anxiety, endocrine, endocrinology, patient stories, surgery, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, UCLA Santa Monica