Items Tagged ‘women’s health’

March 30, 2017

Thank you

By luz1 luz1

Dr. Alice Agzarian is one of my favorite doctors because of her knowledge and commitment to her patients. She found out about my cancer even before I had symptoms, and because of that I have more chances to live longer. I’ll be grateful to her for the rest of my life. Thank you from the […]

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Tags: cancer, cancer care, Doctors Day, Dr. Alice Agzarian, Family Medicine, internal medicine, patient stories, women's health


March 25, 2017

Dr. Mina Ma and Dr. Leena Nathan helped me catch cancer early

By diana b diana b

I often report symptoms of various kinds to my longtime internist, Dr. Mina Ma. She has a great ability to determine what should be of concern. Fourteen years ago, she decided I should seek further help for some odd spotting. Because she knew when to be concerned, I went to Dr. Leena Nathan who after some […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr Leena Nathan, Dr. Mina Ma, Dr. Robin Eisner, endometrial cancer, gynecologic cancer, gynecologist, gynecology oncology, hysterectomy, OBGYN, obstetrics and gynecology, obstretics


Tips for taking control of your oral health during pregnancy

March 8, 2017

Tips for taking control of your oral health during pregnancy

By Brianna Aldrich brianna_aldrich

Maintaining optimal oral health is important in all stages of life, but it’s even more important when a woman becomes pregnant. Pregnant women can experience negative, and often unexpected, changes in their oral health that have long-term repercussions. These can include an increase in cavities due to frequent snacking; heightened gum sensitivity and bleeding exacerbated […]

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Tags: children, children's health, dental disease, dental exam, dental radiographs, dental x-rays, Dr. Salina Massei, newborns, oral health, pregnancy, prenatal care, radiation


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #13

February 25, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #13

By uclahealth uclahealth

Mediterranean Diet Pyramid Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, Mediterranean diet, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #12

February 24, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #12

By uclahealth uclahealth

Mediterranean Diet: Practical Advice Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: diet, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, Mediterranean diet, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #11

February 23, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #11

By uclahealth uclahealth

How to figure out portion size Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: diet, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, portion size, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #10

February 22, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #10

By uclahealth uclahealth

Healthy diet, physical activity, low stress and strong social supports really do help you live longer. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: diet, healthy diet, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, low stress, physical activity, social support, stress, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center


Women's Heart Month: Are you at risk for heart disease?

February 22, 2017

Women’s Heart Month: Are you at risk for heart disease?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Seeing red? February is Women’s Heart Month, and each year women around the country wear scarlet to raise awareness of the risk heart disease poses for women. Heart disease is the leading killer of women in the United States, causing one of every three deaths, according to the American Heart Association. Yet, experts say, many […]

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Tags: abnormal heart rhythms, alcohol consumption, atherosclerosis, blood pressure, blood sugar, chest pain, cigarette smoking, diabetes, Dr. Karol Watson, fluttering heartbeat, healthy weight, heart attack


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #9

February 21, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #9

By uclahealth uclahealth

Eating a Mediterranean diet pattern reduces heart attacks, strokes and death! Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: heart attacks, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, Mediterranean diet, strokes, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #8

February 20, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #8

By uclahealth uclahealth

Substitute liquid fats for solid fats! Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, liquid fats, solid fats, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health