Monthly Archives: August 2017

Getting the best information/opinions on medical matters 02

In this post we showed how if you did a Google search on a subject like, say, “dizziness,” you were taken to all sorts of organisations claiming to provide information/opinions on dizziness, and we discussed the significance of these organisations. … Continue reading

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MSDmanuals.com 01

The organisation behind msdmanuals fascinates us. See the Wikipedia articles on it, including this one. As you can see, it claims to have been producing manuals that provide “trusted medical information” for nearly 120 years. To us the question is how accessible … Continue reading

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Getting information by email on medical matters 01

To us, the secret to us maintaining our health is to surround ourselves with the best experts and the best information in the whole wide world. The “best experts” is a subject for another day, at present we are concentrating … Continue reading

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WebMD.com 01

After various attempts at trying to communicate with the people behind WebMD.com, we got this letter by email from them:- We replied with this:- We’ll let you know if we get a response. To be honest, we’ll be astonished if we … Continue reading

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Getting the best information/opinions on medical matters 01

There are more and more organisations that claim on websites to provide the best information/opinions on medical matters, but, we are yet to find one that’s user friendly. User friendly to us means that they have an ordinary email address … Continue reading

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Treatment for dizziness attacks 03

On the face of it, from what we’ve reported in previous posts on this subject, a person called an ambulance when he was having a severe dizziness attack, mainly to try and find out what was causing it, and after … Continue reading

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Treatment for dizziness attacks 02

It seems to us that if you ever have a dizziness attack, your FIRST thought should be that it may be Vertigo, a middle ear problem, for which the treatment is Stemetil, not your last. So you should get your GP to … Continue reading

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Treatment for dizziness attacks 01

A long letter from one of our readers telling a story that could be quite outrageous. He says he had a really uncomfortable night in hospital and then ten days of testing on his heart and consultations with cardiologists and … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Comments 08

We’ve been working on helping ourselves and others find good doctors and avoid those who are not so good for nearly ten years now. Before that we worked on doing similar things with lawyers for nearly as long, and, in … Continue reading

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