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Google: For this type of information, you can google a physician's name. You will find various sites where patients write such "reviews." not every physician will have reviews written, and those written may be of variable reliability. If a physician is involved on healthtap, you can read his/her various pages for more info. Sometimes patients write notes that are viewable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The mayo clinic website is one of the places that i turn to for medical information. www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/homepage. ...Read more
Trying to link-up with fittvs namiste yoga website - the omni vision productions (of canada) website. Help?
Try this: I think your problem was misspelling "namaste." i think this is the site you are looking for: http://www.Namaste.Tv/. ...Read more
Lawyers have the Martindale-Hubell directory; MDs have Castle Connolly for ratings. Dentists have nothing? Please provide me a resource?
Try This: Try this: https://www.zocdoc.com/ Enter Dentist and zip code and go to town... ...Read more
Neurologist and author, David Perlmutter, claims that gluten causes Alzheimer's. Can someone provide journal references on research that proves this?
Fully disagree: There is NO solid evidence anywhere that gluten causes Alzheimer's disease, and there is NO relationship with Celiac disease and dementia, but Celiac disease does cause a Peripheral Small Fibre Neuropathy. We have some anecdotal cases of gluten sensitivity affecting MS indirectly, and maybe transient worsening of other conditions, but no Alzheimer's links. ...Read more
For a State Agency safety written program update I'm researching, looking for a credible answer & source; is there currently a poison ivy vaccine?
I doubt it: people may be working on it. one approach: Arch Dermatol Res. 1999 Dec;291(12):652-8. ...Read more
See below: It would be best you to talk to your primary as to who would be best for you and your condition. ...Read more
Are HealthTap Doctors allowed to fill out a DBQ (Disability Benefits Questionnaire) issued by the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, for PTSD?
Some are: The DBQ application forms are a summary of the medical status of a veteran in relationship to claimed service connected disability. A team of contract physicians has been trained to perform these examinations and submit the DBQ forms. Some Health Tap doctors have had this training and can do this although the examinations are scheduled through organizations such as VES and QTC.l ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Suggestions for uninsured 32yo woman to work through health phobias at home? Books, audio, internet sites? Out of work, no money to see counselor :-(
Resources: Books on cognitive-behavioral therapy by aaron beck or david burns, specifically to treat phobias and anxiety disorders. You need grounding in the cognitive model to understand your thinking, feeling and avoidant behavior better. Browse for titles on amazon then go to the library or bookstore for reading. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Adding coconut oil to diet helps to treat alzeimer's (according to book by dr. Mary newport). Do any healthtap doctors agree with this treatment?
I am looking for a neurologist in Tennessee. I have been to Vanderbilt/Howell Allen Clinic/Mid state neurosurgery. Schwannoma in entirety of S1 root.
I see your 3rd post: I referred your post to an HT neurologist, but your case needs a team of folks looking at your scans and planning a course of treatment. Vandy is an excellent tertiary care system. For benign cases see: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dirk_Strauss/publication/51541503_Management_of_benign_retroperitoneal_schwannomas_a_single-center_experience/links/0f31753248fdec5989000000.pdf ...Read more
Help, please. Is the CDC (center for disease control and prevention) an international health agency?
Who is the best orthopaedic doctor that works through doctors park and st. Francis hospital in cape girardeau, mo with great bedside manners as well?
Best to check with: Your pcp or with neighbours/coworkers etc.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does Mayo, Cleveland Clinic offer higher/more comprehensive level of care than Brigham and Womens or MGH? Have POTS and migraines needs treatment.
No Difference: In my professional opinion all institutions you mentioned are outstanding. The most important aspect, again in my opinion, no matter what institution, is to find a knowledgeable, caring physician, that will partner with you, be your advocate, and identify at all costs your medical problem and make an accurate, timely diagnosis in order to treat the condition you are seeking relief from properl. ...Read more