Items Tagged ‘heart’

Celebrating Heart Month - Fact #2

February 4, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #2

By uclahealth uclahealth

A person is more likely to have a heart attack on Monday morning than on any other day/time of the week. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.  

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Tags: cardiology, heart, heart attack, heart attacks, Heart Month, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program


Fabulous at 94

February 3, 2017

Fabulous at 94

By uclahealth uclahealth

“A doctor told my mother that she had 6 months to one year to live, and my daughter and I decided that we weren’t going to accept that,” says Darleen Mosher, pictured right, regarding her mother’s aortic stenosis. Alta Mauer Claassen, pictured left, needed a valve replacement, as her aortic valve wasn’t properly opening to […]

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Tags: aortic stenosis, aortic valve, cardiology, Dr. William Suh, heart, heart health, Heart Month, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, valve replacement


From Hole in Heart to Sharing Hope

December 5, 2016

From Hole in Heart to Sharing Hope

By uclahealth uclahealth

I was the picture of health, and I stopped off at a store to browse. I completely fainted.

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Tags: clot, featured story, heart, Heart Month, neuro rehab center, patent foramen ovale, patient stories, patient story, recovery, stroke, volunteer


August 17, 2016

Diagnosis – understanding

By marianmcdonell marianmcdonell

I experienced some issues with my health in 2014, my heart was beating extremely fast and my blood pressure was soaring. After a visit to my PCP I was referred to a cardiologist who diagnosed me with Non valvular AFIB. Xarelto 20mg was prescribed and I was advised to come back in 6 months. Because […]

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Tags: atrial fibrillation, cardiologist, Dr. Jason Hove, emergency room, heart, Non Valvular AFIB, non-valvular atrial fibrillation, patient stories


Tips to get your move on during the workday

August 12, 2016

Tips to get your move on during the workday

By Amy Albin amyalbin

Attention commuters and desk sitters: We’ve all heard the news that sitting is not good for our health. Experts tell us that humans are not meant to be sedentary and inactivity can lead to serious health problems. The good news is that you can lower your health risks by simply moving 30 minutes a day. […]

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Tags: fitness, healthy, heart, movement, sedentary, sitting, stairs, walking, wellness


March 31, 2016

Always smiling, helpful and on target

By smilliken smilliken

Dr. Karol Watson is a UCLA cardiologist that is a brilliant clinician, yet talks to you as she is helping you with a warm openness that is so rare in a physician. I have learned from her, and also know that I am in great hands because of her calm approach and sound judgment. I […]

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Tags: Dcotors Day, Dr. Karol Watson, heart, patient stories


March 3, 2016

My Story

By ballenabill ballenabill

I CAME TO UCLA WITH AN AORTA THAT WAS ALMOST READY TO RUPTURE….I WAS SEEN BY DR. WESLEY MOORE AND HE DID A VERY EXTENSIVE SURGERY ON ME TO REPAIR MY PROBLEM. HE IS A MIRACLE WORKER AND HIS STAFF ALSO ARE THE BEST… I WAS IN THE HOSPITAL FOR A LONG TIME, WHERE I […]

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Tags: aortic repair, aortic rupture, cardiology, Dr. Wesley Moore, heart, patient stories