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Should I talk to my gp doctor about galactosemia?

Should I talk to my gp doctor about galactosemia?

Why not?: No better way to obtain information than speaking with your care provider. ...Read more

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Need to talk or see Dr asap?

HealthTap Prime: To have direct one-on-one contact with a physician, either by voice, video, or text, we have the availability of our excellent HealthTap Prime or HealthTap Concierge services. Because the free forum is for general health information, it is not set up for two-way conversation or dialog. If you have an emergency, please call 911. Otherwise, please consider trying HealthTap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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I heard I can talk to a doctor with HealthTap Prime. How do I sign up?

I heard I can talk to a doctor with HealthTap Prime. How do I sign up?

'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

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What doctor should you see for phobias/anxiety/panic attacks(psychologist or psychiatrist)?

What doctor should you see for phobias/anxiety/panic attacks(psychologist or psychiatrist)?

Anxiety treatment: I would start with a cognitive behavioral therapist. Consult nacbt.Org for a specialty trained therapist near you. She will then decide if you can be treated with cognitive behavioral therapy alone or if you also need medication. She should be able to refer you to a good psychiatrist, if needed. Good luck-this is a very treatable problem! ...Read more

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Can doctors give me a prescription in HealthTap Prime?

Some.: A doctor licensed in your state can prescribe you medications, at their discretion of course. But we cannot prescribe controlled substances under any circumstances. ...Read more

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Can I purchase just one visit with a doctor in HealthTap Prime?

Can I purchase just one visit with a doctor in HealthTap Prime?

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

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What are some healthy snacks?

What are some healthy snacks?

Healthy snacks: Health snacks should be protein and carb together about 150-200calories. So try 10 almonds and an apple/pear; sliced turkey wraps with romaine lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, protein bar or shake, avocado, hummus with veggies, yogurt if you are not lactose intolerant, nut butters with fruits/veggies, nuts or seeds in small amounts. ...Read more

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Should you see an alternative healthcare practitioner if your doctor isnt listening to you about your health?

Should you see an alternative healthcare practitioner if your doctor isnt  listening to you about your health?

Yes and no: You should first of all find a new doctor who agrees with your philosophy of health and your health views. Alternative healthcare practitioners also have a role in healthcare but the ideal case involves the teamwork and expertise of both. ...Read more

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Please explain who do I talk to about contraception?

Please explain who do I talk to about contraception?

Your OBGYN: If u do not have one then ask one of your friends or a co worker for a rec, or go to a website like healthgrades to find providers in your area. ...Read more

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How can I make grilled foods healthier?

How can I make grilled foods healthier?

Lean meats: Lean meats are healthier, so one should trim away excess fat before grilling. Also, steaks are safer than ground beef, because ground beef is more prone to bacterial contamination (unless the burgers are cooked well-done). Of course, be sure to have plenty of vegetables with each meal. ...Read more

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Is canola oil healthy to cook with?

No: Canola is gmo, and also higher in polyunsaturated fat. It is not good for cooking with at all. More info on: http://drfairchild.Blogspot.Com/2012/12/cooking-oils.Html. ...Read more

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What should you discuss with your healthcare provider before taking bromocriptine?

What should you discuss with your healthcare provider before taking bromocriptine?

Taking bromocriptine: Contraception because if you're being given this medication for galactorrhea with elevated prolactin you may start ovulating without realizing it. As about the time of day to take the mediation because it can be associated with nausia. ...Read more

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How can I start exercising if I struggle exercising?

How can I start exercising if I struggle exercising?

A five minute walk..: Your mind and body have learned to 'default' to its' own way of doing things. If you really want to make a behavioral change, start with something ridiculously easy. If you increase by 1 minute per day, you'll be at 35 minutes in a month. If walk leisure..3mph...And increase daily by 0.1 mph, your at a brisk walk in 10 days. 35 minute walk, 6d/wk=10+healthy yrs 2 ur life. ...Read more

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What doctor can I talk to about cancer fears?

What doctor can I talk to about cancer fears?

Primary Care: I would start with, your primary care physician. Cancer screening and alleviating some more most of your concerns may be best addressed by discussing your symptoms, and risk factors with your primary care physician. Appropriate diagnostic workup, screening, and referrals to specialists can be made thereafter. ...Read more

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When should you ask your doctor about erectile dysfunction medication?

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When should you ask your doctor about erectile dysfunction medication?

When you need it: When you lose confidence in your ability to attain/maintain an erection satisfactory for sexual activity, go see your family doc for complete evaluation. We want to make sure you're not under stress, suffering from depression, smoking, or are overweight/obese. We also want to review your med list for offending drugs. At that point, we can discuss best pharmacologic options for you & your ED. ...Read more

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Who should I speak to regarding anxiety treatments?

Who should I speak to regarding anxiety treatments?

Several options: Many family physicians and other primary care doctors are comfortable working with patients who have anxiety problems. Psychiatrists are the medical specialists who treat such patients. Psychotherapists are also essential members of your anti-anxiety team. ...Read more

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What are some things I can do to sharpen my memory and increase my intelligence?

What are some things I can do to sharpen my memory and increase my intelligence?

Practice: One of the more effective ways to sharpen your memory is to define your natural abilities. Some people are more "visual-spatial", other more "numbers oriented". There is an assessment called "the highlands ability battery" which assesses 18 different abilities and can help you understand your natural strengths and weaknesses. Then by using natural strenghts, you can improve memory channels. ...Read more