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'Live' consultations: HealthTap PRIME doctors see you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. When asking your question on HealthTap, just click on the icon for a Live Consultation to link to PRIME. The PRIME doctor can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME can be reached from anywhere in the world, and patients just have a monthly subscription fee. ...Read more
Need Papsmear but have general health questions too. Looking for primary care dr. If I want specific tests should go to specialists or primary first?
PCP first: See a primary care doctor first. He or she can guide you as to which tests, if any, are most appropriate......And which specialist he or she would recommend. ...Read more
No, not exactly...: HealthTap PRIME began in the summer of 2014, and is a Primary Care service. A patient pays one fee each month (~$99 in August 2014) so one consult would be ~$99, but 2 visits come out to ~$49 each, 3 is ~$33 each, and so on. A patient is connected with the first available doctor, and different doctors are online at various times. A patient using PRIME has live, one-on-one visits with the doctor. ...Read more
Health benefits: Tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols which have an anti-carcinogenic effect. The lighter the tea, the less it has been processed. White, red & green teas are especially helpful. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Opiate Withdrawal: Yes. You do. But, you must do it in direct observation and not alone on your own. You need to do this in detox and not by the internet. ...Read more
Ra patients should have coordinated care with pcp and a rheumatology doctor. Ask your doc for referral!.. Can u please explain? Whats pcp?
See details: Pcp is your primary care physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Olive oil: Olive oil contains mono-unsaturated fatty acids (mufas), which are healthy fats compared to saturated and trans fats. Mufas may lower total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels; may also help normalize blood clotting. And some research shows that mufas may benefit Insulin levels and blood sugar control, which helps if you have type 2 diabetes! moderate use only, though. ...Read more
Almonds, peanuts: Nuts are high in fat, which in part explains why they taste so good. Almonds have a lower amount than most, but not much lower. Peanuts are very much lower but they in fact are a legume and not a true nut. It is best, from a fat standpoint, to treat all nuts as equivalent in fat. ...Read more
Should you see an alternative healthcare practitioner if your doctor isnt listening to you about your health?
4 types: 1.Zumba - a fusion of latin moves and music in an hour-long class, 2. Swimming or water aerobics, 3. Walking, 4. Interval class - you’ll combine strength training and cardiovascular activity, which will help you get in shape faster.Low impact fitness doesn’t mean low results. Try some of these exercises to accelerate your weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
State dental society: Look up the state dental society (in your case mass) to determine the proper procedure to file a complaint. But before that, why don't you try to work things out with the dentist? In many cases, miscommunication leads to unhappy patients. All the best... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
S/he can start it: Initial screening is simple, using your history & exam to validate the need for blood tests. (insurers may not pay for tests unless the need is established)The initial blood tests narrow the group of people that have some symptoms down to those who are most likely to have it. Further confirmation by more invasive tests by a GI specialist may then bee needed. Your primary can coordinate this. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Think "active": There are many ways to improve exercise and activity in during work. Some include: taking stairs, parking farther away, walking to your favorite lunch spot, walking to a co-worker instead of using the intercom, hand weights at your desk, stretching exercises when at your desk, or walking for exercise around your work during breaks or lunch. Just keep active! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you please refer me to a free psychology doctor? I have only 1 question i relly need help. Please give me a psychological doctor email address.
You can sign up for: HealthTap's concierge program (very low fee) and ask your question. Usually help may take more than just answering one question. If you are in need of help right away, consider going to an emergency room near where you live and they can start to help you with local resources. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Many but: The best evidence we have for this is on omega 3 fatty acid and full complement of b vitamins, knowing your own b vitamin status (which can be measured). Glycerophosphocholine (gpc) and other precursors to neurotransmitters might be helpful, and also things like bacopa, vinpocetine, certain mushroom extracts and some others have been studied. See a functional med dr. ...Read more
Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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