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Women's Health UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: Physical activity is an important action that people can engage in to improve their health. Experts advise getting at least 150 minutes to 300 minutes of moderate-intensity, aerobic physical activity every week for major health benefits.

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When Should You Start Colon Cancer Screenings

Details: Years ago, doctors may not have mentioned colorectal cancer prevention until a patient’s 50th birthday. But now, both the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and American Cancer Society (ACS) advise people with an average risk for colorectal cancer to begin regular screening at age 45. If you’re wondering why, here’s what you need to know.

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AHA News: How Healthy Is Your Neighborhood

Details: A basic element of these so-called social determinants of health is the neighborhood, with factors such as housing security; access to healthy foods, transportation and health care; opportunities for physical activity; and exposure to pollutants and noise. Lack of public safety, social disorganization and exposure to high levels of violent

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Antibiotic-Resistant Pneumonia Is Killing Children in

Details: This infection is the most common cause of death among young children, according to the World Health Organization. Smaller studies have shown that a growing number of pneumonia cases in South Asian countries appear to be caused by bacteria resistant to antibiotics, so researchers decided to look at a large group of more than 4,000 children

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IgG Deficiencies UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: An IgG deficiency is a health problem in which your body doesn’t make enough immunoglobulin G (IgG). Normally, IgG is the most abundant antibody in the blood. It helps prevent infections. So, people with IgG deficiency are more likely to get infections. When your body feels it is under attack, it makes special proteins called immunoglobulins

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Indoor Air Can Cause Health Problems UCLA Health Library

Details: Indoor air pollution can cause big health problems. People who may be exposed to indoor air pollutants for the longest periods are often those most at risk to the effects of indoor air pollution. This includes children, older adults, and people with long-term (chronic) illnesses.

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Borderline Personality Disorder UCLA Health Library, Los

Details: Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health problem. It can make you feel impulsive, reckless, moody, and emotionally unstable. BPD can be caused by living in a disruptive environment with unstable family support. People often seek medical help after attempting self-harm including cutting, hair pulling, self-mutilation, and suicide.

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Acute Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) UCLA Health Library, Los

Details: The symptoms of SCI may look like other health conditions or problems. How are acute SCIs diagnosed? Acute SCI is a medical emergency. Emergency evaluation is needed anytime there is a suspected injury to the spinal cord. The effects of an SCI may not be clear at first. A full health evaluation and tests are needed.

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Cortisol (Blood) UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: For most tests, normal ranges are: 6 to 8 a.m.: 10 to 20 micrograms per deciliter (mcg/dL) Around 4 p.m.: 3 to 10 mcg/dL. Abnormal cortisol levels are often caused by long-term use of steroids (glucocorticoid medicines), such as those taken to control asthma, autoimmune diseases, or inflammation.

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Gastroparesis UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: In most cases gastroparesis is a long-term or chronic health problem. It can’t be cured. But you can manage the disease with a care plan. If you have diabetes and gastroparesis, the main goal is to control your blood sugar levels. Any medicines that can cause gastroparesis will likely be stopped.

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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Details: A pediatrician, child psychiatrist, or a mental health expert may diagnose ADHD. To do so, they will talk with parents and teachers and watch the child’s behavior. Diagnosis also depends on results from physical, nervous system, and mental health testing. Certain tests may be used to rule out other health …

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Hematocrit UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: Test results may vary depending on your age, gender, health history, the method used for the test, and other things. Your test results may not mean you have a problem. Ask your healthcare provider what your test results mean for you. Results are given as a percentage. Normal HCT values are different for men, women, and children.

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Dysmenorrhea UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: Painful periods cause severe cramps and pain during a woman's period. It can start with your first period, or begin later in life. It can be related to an underlying conditions such as endometriosis.

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Neck Pain UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: Neck pain can result from many different causes, from injury to age-related disorders or inflammatory disease. Seeking medical advice as soon as possible after the injury will minimize future damage and inflammation. Once you have been treated for the initial injury, a program of physical rehabilitation may be necessary.

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Ferritin (Blood) UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: The normal range for ferritin in your blood serum is: 20 to 250 ng/mL for adult males. 10 to 120 ng/mL for adult females, 18 to 39 years. 12 to 263 ng/mL for females, 40 years and older. 25 to 200 ng/mL for newborns. 200 to 600 ng/mL at 1 month old. 50 to 200 ng/mL at 2 to 5 months old.

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Palliative Care UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: Palliative care aims to make a person as comfortable as possible and prevent and relieve suffering. And, although it's part of end-of-life care, it can be used to care for people in any stage of disease. Palliative care allows for medical therapies, but focuses on: Improving quality of life. Relieving symptoms (for example pain) and stress.

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1 in 20 Cases of Dementia Occurs in People Under 65 UCLA

Details: 1 in 20 Cases of Dementia Occurs in People Under 65. WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Dementia is largely a disease of old age, but a new study finds that up to 5% of all cases are among people in the prime of their lives. Looking at 95 international studies, researchers estimated that nearly 4 million people worldwide are living

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Headache UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: A primary headache means the headache itself is the main health problem. but other factors such as muscle tension or exposure to certain foods may be triggers. Other things that may help cause the headache include medicines, dehydration, or hormone changes.

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Protein S (Blood) UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: Protein S deficiency increases your risk for blood clots, including a serious condition called deep vein thrombosis (DVT). DVT causes dangerous blood clots to form in your arms or legs. These blood clots may travel all over the body and settle in your lungs. A blood clot in the lungs (pulmonary embolism, or PE), can be life-threatening.

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Thyroid Cancer: Hormone Therapy UCLA Health Library, Los

Details: Hormone therapy is often given in the form of pills. A balanced amount of hormone pills helps the body work correctly and keeps TSH levels low. The most commonly used pill is levothyroxine. You take it at about the same time every day. It needs to be taken on an empty stomach, usually first thing in the morning.

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CA 19-9 UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: This test looks for the antigen called cancer antigen 19-9 (CA 19-9) in your blood. Antigens are substances that stimulate your body's immune system. Some types of cancer cells send CA 19-9 into the blood, where it can be measured with this test. A high amount of CA 19-9 is most often caused by pancreatic cancer.

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Clinical Genetic Testing UCLA Health Library, Los

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Potassium UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: Potassium is measured in milliequivalents per liter (mEq/L). Normal results are about: 3.5 to 5.2 mEq/L for adults. 3.4 to 4.7 mEq/L for children ages 1 to 18 years old. Low blood potassium may be caused by: Loss of potassium due to diarrhea, excessive laxative use, sweating, or vomiting.

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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: These health problems may show up much earlier than they normally would. AAT is a protein made in the liver that helps your lungs work normally. The test finds out whether you have normal or damaged copies of a gene that makes this protein. If you have AAT deficiency, you have 2 damaged copies of this gene.

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Infant Nutrition UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: Choosing how to feed your baby is an important decision that has life-long effects for your baby and for you.

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Cooking for One: Make It Healthier UCLA Health Library

Details: Health bit. Filling your plate with produce is the way to go! A recent study shows that adults who eat two fruit and three vegetable servings daily have the lowest risk of dying of cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, and cancer. Not all picks are created equal though. Cruciferous and leafy green vegetables and citrus fruits contribute

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Total Testosterone UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: Testosterone is a male sex hormone (androgen) that helps male features develop. Testosterone is made in the testes in men, the ovaries in women, and in the adrenal glands. Testosterone causes the changes that occur in boys during puberty. It helps hair, muscles, penis, and testes to grow. Testosterone also causes a boy's voice to deepen.

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Electrolytes UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: Electrolytes are electrically-charged minerals. Electrolytes move fluid in and out of your cells. They carry nutrients into the cells and waste products back out. They help keep your water level normal and your pH level stable. They help the acids and bases in your blood stay in balance. Electrolytes in blood and tissues are in the form of salts.

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Tests and Procedures: E UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

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Injectable Corticosteroids UCLA Health Library, Los

Details: Corticosteroid injections can treat many skeletal, muscular, and spinal conditions. Some of these injections can be done by your healthcare provider during a …

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Bernstein Test UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: The Bernstein test (esophageal acid perfusion test) is part of a test called esophageal pH testing. It's used to see if you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or to check to see if your symptoms are coming from the esophagus. The most common symptom of GERD is heartburn. Heartburn can feel like a burning in your chest.

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Torticollis UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: search Submit Health Library Search. Torticollis. What is torticollis? Torticollis, also known as wryneck or twisted neck, is a twisting of the neck that causes the head to rotate and tilt at an odd angle. What causes torticollis? The exact cause of torticollis is unknown.

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Spasmodic Dysphonia UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: Spasmodic dysphonia is a voice disorder. It causes involuntary spasms in the muscles of the voice box or larynx. This causes the voice to break, and have a tight, strained, or strangled sound.

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation UCLA Health Library, Los

Details: Pulmonary rehabilitation is a medically supervised program for people with long-term (chronic) lung diseases. It may also be used before or after lung surgery. Pulmonary rehab is used for lung conditions such as: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Pulmonary rehab can help people to:

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Anxiety Disorders in Children UCLA Health Library, Los

Details: Detailed information on the most common types of anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and phobias

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Alpha-Fetoprotein (Blood) UCLA Health Library, Los

Details: AFP is a protein made by your fetus' liver. The protein passes through the placenta and into your blood. The test helps find out whether your fetus has higher than normal levels of AFP. Higher levels of AFP may mean that your fetus has an abnormality such as …

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Gamma-Glutamyl Transpeptidase UCLA Health Library, Los

Details: This test checks the level of the enzyme gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT) in your blood. GGT is found in many organs. The highest levels are in liver cells. This test helps your healthcare provider look for possible damage to your liver or problems with the liver ducts or gallbladder. It can also help tell the difference between liver and

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Urine Protein (Dipstick) UCLA Health Library, Los

Details: Test results may vary depending on your age, gender, health history, the method used for the test, and other things. Your test results may not mean you have a problem. Ask your healthcare provider what your test results mean for you. Healthy adults normally excrete less than 150 mg of protein over 24 hours. Higher amounts of protein in your

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Bladder Cancer: Symptoms UCLA Health Library, Los

Details: Bladder Cancer: Symptoms. Seeing a healthcare provider at the first sign of symptoms is the best way to find and treat bladder cancer. The earlier bladder cancer is found, the easier it is to treat.

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Hydramnios UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: In this condition, there is too much amniotic fluid around your baby during pregnancy. It happens in about 1 in 100 pregnancies.

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Ginseng UCLA Health Library, Los Angeles, CA

Details: Side effects, toxicity, and interactions. Ginseng can cause side effects in some cases. These include headaches, digestive and sleep problems. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should talk with their healthcare providers before taking any herbal medicines.

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