Items Tagged ‘high calcium levels’

January 18, 2018

Found the Right Doctor!

By Jen Jen

I live in Las Vegas. My endocrinologist there told me my calcium level was high but said I could either wait and monitor it or have surgery. What I didn’t know as the pros and cons were not really explained is that waiting could make the problem worse. As I didn’t have any symptoms, I […]

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Tags: bone density, calcium level, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, endocrinologist, endocrinology, high calcium levels, osteoporosis, patient stories, surgery, UCLA Endocrinology


December 6, 2017

A Happy Ending

By Sonja Sonja

I’ve been having a problem with hyperthyroidism for 35 years, but I always put it off because I felt well and never felt a need for treatment. When I visited Dr. Yeh 3 years ago due to high Calcium levels in my blood test, I was advised to do something about it. Recently, I had […]

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Tags: blood test, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinology, high calcium levels, hyperthyroidism, kidney stone, patient stories, scar, surgery, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica


June 16, 2017

Quick and simple

By mlg22 mlg22

I found out I had high calcium levels in my blood. I wanted to find the best doctor and was referred to Dr. Yeh. I had an operation that would help prevent osteoporosis or osteopenia. It was quick and simple. The operation itself only took 20 -30 minutes although with prep time I was there […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, high calcium levels, osteopenia, osteoporosis, patient stories