How do doctors decide which ADD medication to prescribe for you?

Answer It is typically based on a combination of factors including the age of the person getting treatment, cost concerns, the doctor will also likely have certain medications he is more familiar with and... Read More »

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Why are doctors so quick to prescribe a medication without running necessary test to eliminate the problem?

All doctors are not quick to give out medications without testing first to eliminate other problems. You may want to change doctors if yours does.

Can a chiropractor prescribe medication?

Chiropractors are trained in specialized chiropractic schools, not medical schools. Although considered a professional degree, and requiring at least four years of schooling, and often more, it doe... Read More »

Do psychiatrists prescribe medication?

Psychiatrists are medical doctors. They prescribe treatment for mental illnesses, including medications and other therapies when appropriate. They may also refer patients for other types of counsel... Read More »

What do doctors prescribe for migraines?

Migraines are severe headaches that can last for days. Nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light often accompany the pain. Doctors can prescribe several medications to treat migraines by either pr... Read More »