Items Tagged ‘integrative medicine’

More Than 'Good Enough'

July 13, 2019

More Than ‘Good Enough’

By uclahealth uclahealth

“We look at alternatives to cancer-y things,” says Kristine Knudsen. “People don’t want to have to wear something that is ‘good enough.’ Our head coverings are the perfect example of a range of prices and solutions. We have hats designed for surfers, yoga community head coverings, custom turbans designed by a Los Angeles woman and […]

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Tags: featured, integrative medicine, oncology, Simms/Mann Center for Integrative Oncology, suppoort groups


Open Heart

October 31, 2018

Open Heart

By uclahealth uclahealth

“By the second or third week, the light bulb suddenly went on,” says Richard Sassin, pictured right, a cardiology patient who completed the nine-week intensive UCLA Health Ornish Lifestyle Medicine program and returned to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center to present a painting to Dr. Dean Ornish, pictured far left, and Dr. Samuel Daneshvar, pictured […]

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Tags: Dr. Dean Ornish, Dr. Samuel Daneshvar, integrative medicine, lifestyle program, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Health Ornish Lifestyle Medicine


From Overwhelming to Life-Changing

October 31, 2018

From Overwhelming to Life-Changing

By uclahealth uclahealth

“At first, what’s expected of you seems overwhelming,” says Richard Sassin, a cardiology patient who joined the UCLA Health Ornish Lifestyle Medicine program, an intensive nine-week integrative medicine and lifestyle program. “I was with a group of nine people doing exercises together, joking together and getting to know one another. When you had those feelings […]

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Tags: featured, integrative medicine, lifestyle program, UCLA Health Ornish Lifestyle Medicine


Integrative medicine programs unite under new collaborative

May 7, 2018

Integrative medicine programs unite under new collaborative

By uclahealth uclahealth

For more than 30 years, UCLA Health has been pairing traditional medical treatments with integrative medicine therapies that address a patient’s mind, body and spirit. Now, a new initiative is bringing the health system’s various integrative medicine offerings under one comprehensive umbrella: the UCLA Health Integrative Medicine Collaborative. “We offer many wonderful integrative medicine programs […]

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Tags: acupuncture, alternative treatments, Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease, health insurance, integrative medicine, integrative medicine therapies, massage, meditation, Simms/Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, therapeutic services, traditional medical treatments, UCLA Center for East-West Medicine


January 18, 2018

Discovering the UCLA East-West Medicine Center

By LucysDad LucysDad

I got sick about 4 months ago. I didn’t know what it was. I had itching sensations all over my body, but there was no rash or any other visible sign. The itching was so bad that I could not sleep at night. I was staying up all night itching myself and only pass out […]

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Tags: acupuncture, biliary duct, bilirubin level, blood tests, Dr. Lawrence Taw, Dr. Rachael Maciasz, eastern medicine, energy, ERCP, integrative medicine, itching, itching sensations


Health benefits of essential oils

June 22, 2017

Health benefits of essential oils

By uclahealth uclahealth

Are you stressed out? Having trouble sleeping? Suffering from headaches? You may want to talk to an integrative doctor or therapist about using essential oils as part of your care. “Essential oils can help people find relief from a variety of symptoms,” says Maria T. Madden RN, certified integrative therapist, Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program, […]

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Tags: essential oils, integrative medicine, integrative therapist, Simms/Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, UCLA Health Rehabilitation Services, Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program, urban zen therapy


New program helps vets suffering from invisible wounds of war

April 22, 2016

New program helps vets suffering from invisible wounds of war

By Meg Sullivan Meg Sullivan

More than 100 well-wishers gathered April 13 at a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony for UCLA Operation Mend’s new program that is designed to heal the hidden, yet lingering, wounds of war. “This is a new day, a program we can be proud of,” said retired General Peter W. Chiarelli an executive advisor to the Ronald A. […]

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Tags: Amy Albin, integrative medicine, intensive care, media, military, neurology, neurosurgery, Operation Mend, psychiatry, Tiverton House, traumatic brain injury, veterans