high blood pressure

My primary physician is with UCLA and the diagnosis came about because my blood pressure was uncontrollably high. My GP ordered a blood test that ...

By Peter_LA • October 26, 2016

Randall's Story Total Lost: 130 pounds*     My battle with weight has been a long one.  As a boy growing up it ...

By uclahealth • October 23, 2016

Denise's Story Total Lost: 148 pounds* I didn’t think it would affect my family as much as it has, in the positive. To ...

By uclahealth • October 21, 2016

It’s not officially the holiday season yet, but Halloween candy is already piling up on store shelves. Indulgence (and potential overindulgence) is just around ...

By uclahealth • October 12, 2016

I thought maybe I couldn't eat post surgery, but I was on regular food right away even in the hospital. There was a little soreness ...

By young9221 • August 17, 2016

With National Men’s Health Week June 13-19 and Father’s Day on June 19, the month of June has become synonymous with men’s health. So ...

By uclahealth • June 12, 2016

About 25 million people in the U.S. have cataracts, a degenerative eye condition that causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision. This June, the UCLA ...

By uclahealth • June 3, 2016

Most people think strokes only affect older adults, but that is not the reality. About one in 10 strokes occurs in people 18 to 50 ...

By uclahealth • June 1, 2016

Look out for your eyes – after all, they look out for you. Making healthy choices and undergoing regular eye exams can help preserve ...

By uclahealth • May 18, 2016

Kallista's Story I had been overweight since I was 18 years old. It started off as just a few pounds here and there, but by ...

By uclahealth • April 27, 2016