Translate
Translate this website into the following languages:



Close Tab
UC San Diego Health
menu iconMenu
search iconSearch
Health Library Explorer
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A-Z Listings Contact Us
Health Library

Bike Together, Safely

A bicycle ride can be a great way to exercise with your family. But proper bike safety is important for everyone—even if you’re only going for a quick ride.

Read more

5 Signs You Have a Thyroid Problem

A thyroid disorder can cause your body to make too much or too little thyroid hormone, which can impact your health and how you feel. Is your thyroid on the fritz? Here are five common signs it might be.

Read more

Get the Facts About Fibroids

If you’re a woman who has been told that you have fibroids, you’re not alone. By age 50, up to 70 percent of white women and 90 percent of African-American women may have these muscular tumors in the wall of the uterus.

Read more

slider loader
Contact Our Health Professionals
Follow Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Linked In You Tube Tumblr RSS
WELLNESS CENTER
Mental Health
Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Asthma
Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.
Children's Health
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    True or false: If you have Raynaud's phenomenon, you will know it because of your fingers and toes change color.

    Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.

    Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for the last 15 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Certain changes and discomforts occur during pregnancy - and are perfectly normal. Some of these changes include backache, frequent urination, and constipation. This video describes typical changes, how to safely relieve your discomfort, and what circumstances require a visit to your doctor.

      Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation, or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast cancer.