Items Tagged ‘infection’

May 15, 2018

Rejuvenating Experience

By Senior Senior

I had kidney stone surgery which went well. Then I had a growth on the back of my head – another operation. I developed an infection and tests were run. My calcium level was high indicating a problem. My parathyroid was enlarged. I met with Dr. Livhits. She did surgery to remove it. She did […]

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Tags: calcium level, Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrinology, infection, kidney stone, kidney stone surgery, parathyroid, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center

Ask the Doctors - How can I limit psoriasis flare-ups?

February 28, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How can I limit psoriasis flare-ups?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: I’ve had psoriasis for close to seven years, and lately it has been flaring up more often. Is there anything I can do with my diet to control this, or even prevent it from happening? Dear Reader: That’s a good question. Thanks to the growing body of research detailing the link between inflammation […]

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Tags: behavioral change, certain medications, disease, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, flare up, Gluten sensitivity, immune system, infection, inflammation and chronic disease, inflammatory disease, medicine

How obesity can affect a woman's ability to conceive

December 28, 2016

How obesity can affect a woman’s ability to conceive

By uclahealth uclahealth

You’ve likely heard about the health issues caused by obesity. It raises your risk for heart disease and diabetes, increases your blood pressure and makes it difficult to do everyday activities such as walking or climbing stairs. For women specifically, obesity also may be a contributing factor in infertility. If you are overweight and having […]

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Tags: activities, bariatric surgery, blood pressure, BMI, body mass index, conceive, diabetes, Dr. Yijun Chen, excess weight, fertility, gestational diabetes, heart disease

Did Everything By the Book

December 5, 2016

Did Everything By the Book

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I exercise all the time. I was fine. Then I had a heart attack.”

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Tags: cyst, exercise, genetics, heart attack, heart-related issues, hereditary, infection