At The Temecula Valley Hospital Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.

A Heart-Healthy Recipe for Salmon

January 30, 2024

This recipe will yield perfectly cooked, 4-ounce salmon fillets with a delightful honey balsamic glaze, ideal for a tasty, healthy meal.

Would You Recognize These Warning Signs of Stroke?

January 30, 2024

Here's how to spot a stroke and what to do.

Here Are 7 Signs You Might Have Heart Failure

January 30, 2024

Don't ignore these common symptoms of this serious heart condition.

This Is What a Heart Attack Really Feels Like

January 30, 2024

In real life, heart attack symptoms are usually more subtle than what you see in movies.

A Guide to Easing into Exercise after a Heart Attack

January 30, 2024

Exercise helps you recover after a cardiac event and here are tips to help you do it more safely.

Is Your Eyesight at Risk?

January 30, 2024

Good eyesight is often taken for granted – until it is lost. A common eye disorder affects many people 50 years and older.

Minimally Invasive Heart Surgeries Explained

January 30, 2024

These procedures can provide benefits over traditional 'open' options.

Wildomar Man Receives Lifesaving Stroke Care

January 23, 2024

Gary Carlson survived a stroke thanks to the quick response and quality care he received at Temecula Valley Hospital. 

Winter Comfort Food with an Asian Twist

December 27, 2023

Bring the authentic flavors of Chinese cuisine right into your kitchen.

Weight Gain Isn't Always About Appetite or Willpower

December 27, 2023

If your yearly resolution has to do with reaching a healthy weight, it may be smart to check your thyroid.

4 Small New Year’s Resolutions to Inspire Change

December 27, 2023

Broad and big new year resolutions can be hard to stick with. Try these small habit changes that can lead to a healthier lifestyle.

Do Diabetes Drugs Help You Lose Weight?

December 27, 2023

Here's why drugs originally developed to treat diabetes are being used for weight loss.

4 Foods That May Help You Lose Weight

December 27, 2023

Stay fuller while eating fewer calories by making these satisfying foods part of your diet.

7 Good Reasons to Try Dry January

December 27, 2023

This may be the incentive you need to start the new year alcohol-free.

How to Quit Smoking Gradually

December 27, 2023

Ready to kick your habit? Instead of doing it cold turkey, here are tips to ease into a smoke-free life.

A Healthy Side Dish for the Holidays

December 6, 2023

Roasted Vegetarian Quinoa Stuffing balances great taste and good health

6 Ways to Care for Your Skin This Winter

November 28, 2023

Here’s why you should pay extra attention to your body’s first line of defense as temperatures drop.

Keep Illnesses Away from Your Holiday Gatherings

November 28, 2023

Getting sick slows you down and prevents you from enjoying the festivities. These tips can help you avoid it.

Watch Out for These Common Injuries During the Holidays

November 28, 2023

Don't let an injury ruin your holiday fun. These tips can help keep you injury-free.

Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis? How to Tell the Difference

November 28, 2023

Here are similarities and differences between these conditions, as well as common symptoms.

Your Guide to Healthy Holiday Travel

November 28, 2023

Before you pack your bags, read these tips so you're more likely to stay healthy during your travels.

'Tis the Season When You're Most Likely to Have a Heart Attack

November 28, 2023

Here's why your heart is more at risk during the holidays, and what you can do to protect it.

Navy Veteran Survives Serious Heart Attack

November 16, 2023

“The ER nurse that treated me insisted on riding with me in the ambulance. I’m here because of her. I’m grateful.”

First Stent Recipient at TVH Looks Back on a Decade of Great Care

November 2, 2023

In the decade since his lifesaving heart procedure, Darrel Duncan has remained good friends with his surgeon and a strong advocate for Temecula Valley Hospital.

4 Strategies to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

October 24, 2023

A good night’s sleep can set the tone for the day. These factors play a role.

How Risky Is Vaping?

October 24, 2023

E-cigarettes and smokeless nicotine were once regarded as a way to avoid lung cancer risk, but there are concerns.

The Best Time to Exercise If You Have Diabetes

October 24, 2023

All exercise is good if you have diabetes, but here's when it may help the most.

How to Save 1,000 Calories at Your Thanksgiving Meal

October 24, 2023

The average American consumes over 2,000 calories on Thanksgiving. Here's how to save half those calories!

The Best Way to Catch Lung Cancer Early

October 24, 2023

If you are a current or former smoker, here's how to protect yourself from lung cancer.

How to Ease Hip Pain

October 24, 2023

If you have pain, stiffness and inflammation in your hip joint, these tips can help.

What Does It Mean to Have Dense Breasts?

September 29, 2023

Those with dense breast tissue are at higher risk of developing breast cancer and other breast-related issues.

What You Should Know About Diabetes and Sugar

September 29, 2023

High blood sugar causes many of the symptoms and complications of diabetes. Here’s how to manage your blood sugar.

7 Things You'll Notice After Losing Weight

September 29, 2023

More than just the number on the scale will change when you lose weight.

The Scariest Health Hazards of Halloween

September 29, 2023

This holiday is all about having fun. Here are 5 ways to keep it that way.

The Do's and Don'ts of Supporting Someone with Mental Illness

September 29, 2023

Not sure what to do if a friend or family member has mental health issues? These tips may help.

These 10 Foods Help Fight Inflammation

September 29, 2023

Wondering what inflammation-fighting foods to add to your diet? Try these 10 powerhouses.

4 Frequent Causes of Knee Pain

July 27, 2023

Your knees aren’t getting any younger. Here’s how to keep them in order.

Don't Miss These Signs of Heat-Related Illness

July 25, 2023

Heat-related illnesses can be very serious, so it's important to recognize if they are happening.

Stay Safe on the Sports Field

July 23, 2023

Don’t let a sport injury keep you off the field this season. Here’s how to be safe before, during and after an activity.

Don't Forget to Schedule These Medical Appointments

July 22, 2023

Now is as good a time as any to get these appointments on your calendar.

How to Overcome Loneliness

July 21, 2023

If you are lonely, following these 5 tips can help you feel more connected to others.

Should You Take These Vitamins Every Day?

July 20, 2023

Many people take multivitamins and other supplements daily, but do you need them?

How to Treat Any Burn

July 6, 2023

Whether from the sun, the grill or a sparkler, summer is burn season. Learn how to tell the painful inconvenience from the true emergency.

Living with Congestive Heart Failure

July 6, 2023

While it's a serious condition, with appropriate management and treatment, many people with CHF can continue to lead active and fulfilling lives.

Make Restaurant-Quality Salads at Home

July 6, 2023

Save money and calories with these 10 tips for creating salads that taste like a chef made them. Ever wonder why the salads you make at home don't taste quite as good as the ones you order in restaurants?

20 Common Causes of Back Pain

July 6, 2023

Back pain is the leading cause of disability around the world and is one of the most common reasons people go to a doctor.

Protect Your Eyes from These Summer Hazards

July 6, 2023

Whether from the sun, the grill or a sparkler, summer is burn season. Learn how to tell the painful inconvenience from the true emergency.

Your Guide to a Safer Summer

July 6, 2023

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and the most preventable, too.

The Simplest Way for Men to Improve Their Health

July 6, 2023

Men’s life expectancy is dropping. Their hesitancy to go to the doctor could be a reason why.

Understand your allergies

April 25, 2023

Let's dive into the reasons for your pesky itchy eyes and runny noses, and how to avoid them.

The timeline of a stroke – from onset to recovery

April 25, 2023

A stroke can cause chaos. Know what to expect from its start to the recovery process.

How to Tell if Heartburn Is Something More

March 21, 2023

GERD can start out as an annoyance, but can cause serious damage over time. Avoid long-term effects through simple lifestyle changes and possibly treatment.

What a Headache Could Be Telling You

March 21, 2023

It’s a broad term for a lot of experiences. Learn how to tell if yours are serious.

Which Colorectal Cancer Test Is Right for You?

February 22, 2023

Various colorectal cancer screening options can make diagnosis and early detection easier for you

The ABCs of Joint Replacement Surgery

February 22, 2023

Joint replacement surgery sounds so invasive, but what does it really entail? Here’s the breakdown.

United ER effort saves community member

February 20, 2023

The Natter family shares their experience at Temecula Valley Hospital after an unexpected heart attack showed them the importance of fast action

Long-Distance Runner Back in Motion After Knee Replacement

January 25, 2023

After suffering the pain of a car accident for nearly a decade, Cindi Cottle made the decision to reclaim her life and mobility.

The Surprising Connection Between Mind and Heart

January 25, 2023

Stress and anxiety could be negatively affecting your heart health AND heart disease can cause stress and anxiety. Here’s how to break the cycle.

What Your Heart Is Telling You

January 24, 2023

Not all heart events are the same. Knowing what makes them different can be the key to surviving them.

The Key to Successful New Year's Resolutions

December 27, 2022

The time to build healthy habits is here. Don’t think too hard, we’ve come up with a list of resolutions worth keeping.

RSV: What YOU Need to Know

December 26, 2022

This holiday season, when families gather and the risk of spread is high, be aware of common RSV symptoms, treatments and preventive actions.

Stroke Center Gives Patient a Second Chance at Life

November 15, 2022

"I got a second chance at life; I am doing something with it. I am taking care of myself and my health."

Try These Steps to Defuse Holiday Stress

November 15, 2022

Put self-care at the top of your to-do list. Identify when stress is affecting you and how you can manage it.
 

Stay Safe This Flu Season

November 14, 2022

Don't miss any of the holiday cheer, avoid the flu this year.

Prediabetes Is Common, Often Overlooked, and Dangerous

October 30, 2022

It’s more common than you know. Learn how to avoid it turning into diabetes.

5 Ways Quitting Smoking Can Improve Your Life

October 29, 2022

Sometimes the big health reasons to quit smoking are not enough. These small perks might be the push you need to make the commitment.

New Chief Nursing Officer Angie Camacho Is Welcomed Home

October 26, 2022

"There is a different sense of pride when you are serving your own community. It feels more like home."

Depression and Aging: Know the Facts

October 11, 2022

Depression is the most prevalent mental health problem among older adults and can lead to a decline in physical, mental and social functioning.

Your Breast Cancer Screening Questions Answered

October 3, 2022

Is getting a mammogram at the top of your to-do list? If not, schedule it now. It may save your life!

Patient Can’t Say Enough Nice Things About TVH

September 20, 2022

Howard Cunningham and his wife Connie both had surgeries performed at TVH. See what he says sets our hospital apart from the rest.

The To-Do Item Men Shouldn't Forget

August 25, 2022

Prostate cancer is the second-most-common cancer among American men, and often progresses with few outward signs. Screening for it is important.

The 10-Minute Test That Could Save Your Life

August 24, 2022

When it comes to maintaining heart health, early detection and prevention are key. This simple test can uncover a dangerous condition.

The Best Ways to Deal with Back Pain

July 31, 2022

It's the No. 1 cause of disability worldwide. Learn how to better deal with it.

Q&A: Best Ways to Combat Alzheimer's

June 26, 2022

Dr. Jacob Hall shares a few practical tips and updates on identifying — and treating — Alzheimer's disease.

Neurologist's Fast Action Saves Stroke Patient

June 14, 2022

When Yvonne LeMay's double vision turned out to be a symptom of the stroke she was having, Temecula Valley Hospital wasted no time providing the treatment she needed.

Protect Yourself While Enjoying the Summer Sun

June 13, 2022

Want to protect yourself from skin cancer while enjoying the summer sun? Check out these timely tips.

Enjoy Summer Safely

May 29, 2022

Paying attention to the most common types of injury can help keep you and your family safe while getting the most out of the warm months ahead.

Emergency Heart Care Gives Temecula Man a New Lease on Life

May 18, 2022

William Richardson and his wife were on a hike when he collapsed from a heart attack. Temecula Valley Hospital was ready with the emergency care he desperately needed.

9 Essential Screenings for Men

May 11, 2022

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month! Regular check-ups and screenings can help men stay healthy by indicating preventive health needs and catching issues before they become more serious.

Recognition for our Remarkable Nurses

April 25, 2022

Nurses are on the frontline of most every healthcare interaction. We celebrate nurses everywhere during National Nurses Week, May 6-12.

5 Ways to Lessen Seasonal Allergies

April 25, 2022

Whether your allergy symptoms are frustrating or debilitating, there are steps you can take to enjoy rather than dread spring.

Temecula Resident Collapses During School Pick Up

April 1, 2022

Temecula resident Jayson Fanning arrived to pick his daughter up from school. Unknown to him, this day would be very different.

When You Need Care, Make the Smart Choice

March 25, 2022

Learn when to visit the emergency room versus urgent care.

How to Take Control of Your Neurological Health

March 25, 2022

Knowing what’s happening in your head could save your life.

Joint Replacement – Is It for You?

February 15, 2022

If you suffer from chronic joint pain and medications are no longer working, you may be a candidate for joint replacement.

Is Diabetes Putting You at Risk for Chronic Wounds?

February 15, 2022

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, talk to your doctor about ways to address and prevent chronic wounds associated with the disease, such as diabetic foot care. 

Heart Attack Symptoms – What’s Different for Men and Women

January 12, 2022

Knowing the signs and symptoms can save your life!

Could You Have Atrial Fibrillation?

January 12, 2022

What to know about this sometimes silent condition.

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

December 21, 2021

Want a fresh start for 2022? Create realistic, reasonable goals to set yourself up for success.

Could You Have Seasonal Depression?

December 20, 2021

Winter blahs and holiday stress have you down? Read more for helpful strategies to lighten your mood.

TVH Residency Programs Receive State Funding

April 22, 2021

As part of an effort to increase the number of physicians in California, Temecula Valley Hospital received state funding towards its residency programs.

How to Maintain Brain Health, Avoid Dementia

March 18, 2021

Read or listen to our latest TVH Health Chat podcast episode, featuring a conversation about brain health and dementia with Neurologist Jacob Hall, MD.

TVH Volunteers Host a Pet Therapy Parade

October 19, 2020

Volunteers in the TVH pet therapy program hosted a small parade so staff could see their favorite therapy dogs.

TVH Patient Crosses the COVID-19 Finish Line

August 14, 2020

Read about Temecula resident David Rich’s winning battle against COVID-19 and how Temecula Valley Hospital was with him every step of the way.

Drive-thru Health Fair Supports the Community

July 9, 2020

Temecula Valley Hospital hosted its first Drive-thru Health Fair offering health information and free giveaways from many community partners.

Medical Residents Join Temecula’s COVID-19 Response

June 12, 2020

The disaster response program provides training and hands-on experience in managing disasters for group of new graduate residents.

Local Resident Has a New Life After Heart Surgery

June 10, 2020

Tom James’ increased chest discomfort concerned him, but he was afraid to go to the hospital because of COVID-19. His doctor finally convinced him.

A Military Tribute to Healthcare Heroes

June 8, 2020

When spouses drop in on their partner at work, it’s usually not in a C-17 cargo plane. But that's what nurse Ryan Coburn's wife did during a recent flyover.