Health Calculators Cedars-Sinai
Health Calculators. Explore a varietyof easy-to-use health calculators and online assessment tools. They can help identify where you fall within a range of health measurements and provide details on the cost of certain addictive and challenging health behaviors.
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Video LIbrary Cedars-Sinai
Conditions & Treatments Symptom Checker Video Library Prevention Guidelines Health Calculators Risk Assessments Video Library Browse our extensive video library by clinical area and watch short videos to learn about a wide range of conditions, typical screenings and tests for diagnoses, and treatment options that may be available to you.
Executive Health, Wellness and Preventative Care
A visit to the Cedars-Sinai Executive Health program is an investment in your health and wellness. After spending a half-day with us, you’ll have an in-depth view of your overall health and receive personalized recommendations to improve your wellbeing.
Prevention Guidelines for Women 40-49 Years Old …
All adults. Yearly checkup if your blood pressure is normal. Normal blood pressure is less than 120/80 mmHg.1. If your blood pressure reading is higher than normal, follow the advice of your healthcare provider. Breast cancer. All women 2. Screening with a mammogram every year is an option starting at age 40.
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes weak, thinning bones. This leaves the bones at greater risk of breaking. The bones most often affected are the hips, spine, and wrists. Women are 4 times more likely to get osteoporosis than men because of a decrease in estrogen after menopause. Risk factors for osteoporosis include aging, race, body weight
Supraventricular Tachycardia Cedars-Sinai
Supraventricular tachycardias (SVT) are a group of abnormally fast heart rhythms (heartbeats). It's a problem in the electrical system of the heart. The word supraventricular means above the ventricles. With SVT, the abnormal rhythm starts in the upper heart chambers (atria). Also, known as paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia as these fast
for Completing Your Advance Healthcare Directive
• Meet with healthcare providers to talk about your health • Discuss your medications, tests and treatments • Provide informed consent on your behalf for procedures and surgeries when indicated • Decide when and where you will get care • Review your medical records and information, if necessary
Iliotibial Band Syndrome Cedars-Sinai
Iliotibial band syndrome (often called IT band syndrome) is a health problem that causes pain on the outside of the knee. It mostly commonly happens in athletes, especially distance runners, or those new to exercise. Read on to learn more.
HELLP Syndrome Cedars-Sinai
HELLP syndrome is a rare but life-threatening condition in pregnancy. It causes red cells in the blood to break down. It also causes problems with the liver, bleeding, and blood pressure. It's often linked with preeclampsia and eclampsia. It often develops before delivery. But it may also occur after delivery.
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Treatment will depend on your symptoms, age, and general health. It will also depend on how severe the condition is. The goal for treatment of osteomyelitis is to cure the infection and minimize any long-term problems. Treatment may include: Medicines.
Home Epley Maneuver Cedars-Sinai
Dr. John Epley designed a series of movements to dislodge the crystals from the semicircular canals. These movements bring the crystals back to the utricle, where they belong. This treats the symptoms of vertigo. The original Epley maneuver was designed to be done with a healthcare provider. The home Epley maneuver is similar.
Loeys-Dietz Syndrome (LDS) Cedars-Sinai
Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) is a disorder that affects the connective tissues of the body and increases the patient's risk of aneurysms in arteries such as the aorta. This condition is rare and was only recently identified as a condition in 2005. Because the condition is relatively recent, some physicians may not be aware of it and may not properly diagnose patients.
Gastritis is a redness and swelling (inflammation) of the stomach lining. It can be caused by drinking too much alcohol, eating spicy foods, or smoking. Some diseases and other health issues can also cause gastritis. Symptoms may include stomach pain, belching, nausea, vomiting, abdominal bleeding, feeling full, and blood in vomit or stool.
Coronary Artery Disease Assessment Cedars-Sinai
Coronary Artery Disease Risk Assessment. Coronary artery disease (CAD) occurs when the arteries that bring blood to the heart muscle (coronary arteries) become hardened and narrowed. The arteries harden and narrow because of a buildup of plaque on the inner walls. Plaque is made up of cholesterol and fatty deposits.
AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) Cedars-Sinai
AIDS is caused by infection with HIV. HIV infection has been the only common factor shared by persons with AIDS throughout the world, regardless of sexual preferences, lifestyle, health, sexual practices, age or gender. While much still needs to be learned about HIV and AIDS, certain factors can put a person at higher risk of acquiring it
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Women's Health Programs & Services. Whether you need well-woman checkups, pregnancy and childbirth care, or state-of-the-art medical diagnosis and treatment, Cedars-Sinai offers complete support for your health and wellbeing. Find out how to get personalized help for any health issue, at any stage of your life. Have questions?
The Impact of COVID-19 on Global Healthcare Cedars-Sinai
The Impact of COVID-19 on Global Healthcare. It was recently my pleasure to host a conversation with trusted colleagues during a virtual session of the US Cooperative for International Patient Programs (USCIPP). The panelists were three giants in the field of global healthcare: Mohan Chellappa, Ruthy Khawaja and Steve Thompson.
Expert Q&A: Psychedelic Drugs and Mental Health
"There's an effort to understand for what health problems are specific psychedelic agents most effective," he said. For instance, there is evidence that certain psychedelic compounds can be helpful in the treatment of depression, eating disorders, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder , and substance use.
VR and the Future of Healthcare Cedars-Sinai
VR and the Future of Healthcare. Sep 01, 2020 Cedars-Sinai Staff. The future of healthcare is likely to be a more virtual experience, but not in the ways that you might expect. In recent years, virtual reality (VR) has become a promising area of health and science research. "VR is not a brain trick. Training our minds is a capability we all have.
Pemphigus Vulgaris Cedars-Sinai
Pemphigus is a rare group of autoimmune diseases. It causes blisters on the skin and mucous membranes throughout the body. It can affect the mouth, nose, throat, eyes, and genitals. Pemphigus vulgaris is the most common type of pemphigus. It often starts in the mouth.
Sacroiliac Joint Injection Cedars-Sinai
A sacroiliac joint injection is used to diagnose or treat lower back pain that comes from your sacroiliac joint. This joint is the place where your spine connects to your pelvis. For the procedure, your healthcare provider injects medicine directly into the joint to ease pain.
Forbes Health: FDA—Food Manufacturers to Help Americans
Forbes Health recently spoke with Natalie Bello, MD, director of Hypertension Research in the Smidt Heart Institute’s Department of Cardiology, about the risks of a high-sodium diet and why it's important to limit salt intake.. Americans eat too much salt, says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which wants the public to cut their sodium intake from 3,400 milligrams …
Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA) Cedars-Sinai
Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) is a condition that causes small blood vessels to be inflamed. It's a rare type of vasculitis. The disease can damage the blood vessels and cause problems in organs around the body. Read on to learn about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Myopathy is a general term referring to any disease that affects the muscles that control voluntary movement in the body. Patients experience muscle weakness due to a dysfunction of the muscle fibers. Some myopathies are genetic and can be passed from parent to child. Others are acquired later in life and can be due to autoimmune disease, known as myositis, metabolic disorders or …
Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis (CVST) Cedars-Sinai
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) occurs when a blood clot forms in the brain's venous sinuses. The clot prevents blood from draining out of the brain. As a result, blood cells may break and leak blood into the brain tissues, forming a hemorrhage. This chain of events is part of a stroke that can occur in adults and children of all ages.
Executive Health Locations Cedars-Sinai
Executive Health patients receive expert care in a welcoming environment at Cedars-Sinai.Our Executive Health suite is located on the top floor of the Medical Office Towers East in sunny Los Angeles, with sweeping views of downtown and the Hollywood Hills.
Normal body temperature ranges from 97.5°F to 99.5°F (36.4°C to 37.4°C). It tends to be lower in the morning and higher in the evening. Most healthcare providers consider a fever to be 100.4°F (38°C) or higher. A person with a temperature of 99.6°F to 100.3°F has a low-grade fever. High fevers may bring on seizures or confusion in
Cedars-Sinai Experts Address Women's Health Inequities
And women on a budget put the health of other family members first and tend to ignore their own symptoms, putting off doctor visits where routine screenings of blood pressure and blood sugar could help prevent cardiovascular disease. At the same time, women experiencing severe symptoms of menopause—including fatigue, insomnia and hot flashes
Ganglion Impar Block Cedars-Sinai
A ganglion impar block is a type of injection that eases pain. It’s used for a variety of health problems that cause pain in the lower pelvis and groin. Your brain sends information to the body through pathways known as nerves. Nerves also receive information from the body and send it to the proper regions of the brain.
Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Cedars-Sinai
Breast Health Assessment. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women other than skin cancer. The American Cancer Society says the breast cancer death rate is declining. This is probably because of earlier detection through routine screening and better treatment. Early detection is the main way to find breast cancer when it’s
Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults Cedars-Sinai
Pneumonia is a type of lung infection. It can cause breathing problems and other symptoms. In community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), you get infected in a community setting. It doesn’t happen in a hospital, nursing home, or other healthcare center.
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Cedars-Sinai
Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) is a problem caused by partly blocked blood flow through the superior vena cava. This is the vein that carries blood away from the head, neck, arms, and upper chest. In most cases, the blockage develops slowly. In very rare cases, it happens fast and blocks the airway so a person can’t breathe.
Phobias in Children Cedars-Sinai
A phobia is an excessive fear of an object or situation. It lasts for at least 6 months. Common phobias are a fear of animals, insects, blood, heights, or flying. Some things that may put a child at risk for a phobia include shyness, a traumatic event in early childhood, or mental health issues in family members.
Patent Foramen Ovale Cedars-Sinai
A patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a small opening between the 2 upper chambers of the heart, the right and the left atrium. Normally, a thin membranous wall made up of 2 connecting flaps separates these chambers. No blood can flow between them. If a PFO exists, a little blood can flow between the atria through the flaps. This flow is not normal.
Comprehensive Clinical Healthcare Programs and Services
Executive Health, Wellness and Preventitive Care. Focusing on your wellbeing, the Executive Health program at Cedars-Sinai is an individualized preventative healthcare exam built around your professional life in Southern California.
Pneumothorax in Children Cedars-Sinai
These symptoms may look like other health problems. Make sure your child sees his or her healthcare provider right away for a diagnosis. How is a pneumothorax diagnosed in a child? Your child’s healthcare provider can diagnose a pneumothorax with a health history and physical exam. Your child may also need: Chest X-rays.
Women's Heart Health Services Cedars-Sinai
Risk Management by Experts in Women's Health The traditional risk factors for heart disease are similar between men and women. There are differences in how strongly they affect women, and some risk factors (such as a premature menopause …
Polio (Poliomyelitis) Cedars-Sinai
Treatment will depend on your symptoms, age, and general health. It will also depend on how severe the condition is. A vaccine can prevent polio, but there is no specific treatment for people who become infected. Treatment is focused on easing symptoms.
Brain Cyst Cedars-Sinai
They may also ask about your family’s health history. The physical exam may include a nervous system exam. Imaging tests may be done to look at the brain. Contrast dye may be used to help show more detail in the images. The tests may include: CT scan. This is an imaging test that uses X-rays and a computer to make detailed images of the body.
Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis Cedars-Sinai
Managing any health problems that happen because of cirrhosis If you have metabolic syndrome, it's important to lose weight and also manage any underlying conditions such as diabetes. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking prescription medicines, over …
Integrative medicine combines conventional and alternative therapies to help you achieve optimal health and healing. The Cedars-Sinai Integrative Health Program uses a holistic approach to create a personalized treatment plan that fits your specific needs.
Postpartum Heart Health Program Cedars-Sinai
The Smidt Heart Institute's Postpartum Heart Health Program, part of the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center, is a highly specialized program dedicated to the heart health of women who have had an adverse pregnancy outcome.Women who experience hypertension during or after pregnancy, gestational diabetes or spontaneous preterm delivery are at significantly …
Gestational Hypertension Cedars-Sinai
Gestational hypertension is a form of high blood pressure in pregnancy. It occurs in about 3 in 50 pregnancies. This condition can affect the health of both the mother and the baby, depending on how severe the issue is. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have signs of high blood pressure. Symptoms can include a headache that doesn
Young Adults (20s)
Discuss fertility and sexual health with your doctor. Start or continue monthly breast self-exams. Check your skin regularly for moles or other changes. Get help for depression, anxiety or other mental health conditions. Find a Gynecologist. FIND A PRIMARY CARE DOCTOR. Call 1-800-CEDARS-1. (1-800-233-2771)