Items Tagged ‘chest pain’

Lifestyle changes that can help your heartburn

August 28th, 2017

Lifestyle changes that can help your heartburn

By uclahealth uclahealth

While prescription proton pump inhibitors (PPI) have been used to treat heartburn, there are more natural methods, too. Here are a few tips to help you find relief. Change your lifestyle Heartburn occurs when stomach acid flows back up into the esophagus, causing burning or pain in the chest. This discomfort can sometimes move up […]

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Tags: abnormal heart rhythms, chest pain, esophageal disorders, heartburn, heartburn triggers, lifestyle changes, proton pump inhibitors, stomach acid, UCLA Center for Esophageal Disorders, UCLA Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases


Women’s Heart Month: Are you at risk for heart disease?

February 22nd, 2017

Women’s Heart Month: Are you at risk for heart disease?

By adinielli adinielli

Seeing red? February is Women’s Heart Month, and each year women around the country wear scarlet to raise awareness of the risk heart disease poses for women. Heart disease is the leading killer of women in the United States, causing one of every three deaths, according to the American Heart Association. Yet, experts say, many […]

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Tags: abnormal heart rhythms, alcohol consumption, atherosclerosis, blood pressure, blood sugar, chest pain, cigarette smoking, diabetes, Dr. Karol Watson, fluttering heartbeat, healthy weight, heart attack


Five surprising ways air pollution is making us sick

June 15th, 2016

Five surprising ways air pollution is making us sick

By uclahealth uclahealth

Smog isn’t just unsightly. It’s downright dangerous. As you might expect, breathing in the small particles and noxious gases in polluted air can worsen respiratory problems, such as asthma and emphysema. However, your lungs aren’t the only things affected. In fact, air pollution can affect your health from head to toe, starting with these five […]

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Tags: air pollution, asthma, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, cancer, chest pain, depression, emphysema, heart attacks, heart disease, heart failure, life expectancy, lung cancer