Items Tagged ‘radiologist’

Worried about varicose veins? Here's what you need to know

July 27, 2018

Worried about varicose veins? Here’s what you need to know

By Ryan Hatoum rhatoum

On a summer day, many people like to wear shorts to get some relief in the heat. For people with varicose veins, however, the idea of wearing shorts can lead to more anxiety than comfort. Varicose veins affect about 25 percent of women and 15 percent of men in their lifetime, and there are many […]

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Tags: blood flow, circulation, compression socks, Dr. Cheryl Hoffman, radiologist, radiology, ucla varicose vein clinic, varicose veins


June 22, 2018

Breathing Easier

By Cooper47 pausesandmoments

It was my great good fortune to get an appointment to be seen by Dr. Biren Kamdar, who patiently and cordially had me describe my breathing difficulties. He also picked up on my anxieties, in a way that reduced them. There was nothing quick or superficial in his review. Just the opposite, in fact. Dr. […]

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Tags: breathing difficulties, Dr. Biren Kamdar, patient stories, radiologist


My journey

March 30, 2018

My journey

By MARYJane71 ssweeti

My gynocology Oncologist (Dr Joshua Cohen) is awesome. The day I first visited his office I was upset and thought I was going to die a terrible death. He spent over an hour with me explaining my diagnosis and proposed treatment plan. He answered all my questions, and I left his office with hope and […]

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Tags: chemo, CT scan, Doctors Day, Dr. Joshua Cohen, gynocology oncologist, patient stories, radiation, radiologist


January 29, 2018

Yay for Dr. Yeh and Team!

By ziggy ziggykruse2005

Around 7 years ago I was diagnosed with an overactive thyroid – I experienced symptoms of fatigue, irritability, and heat sensitivity. My physician monitored the condition for a while and put me on Mezamazoline, a thyroid hormone therapy. Through an ultrasound, the doctors found that I had a goiter and they tried performing a biopsy. […]

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Tags: biopsy, Dr. George Yen, Dr. Michael Yeh, Endocrine Center, endocrinology, goiter, Mezamazoline, overactive thyroid, patient stories, radiologist, surgery, thyroid hormone therapy