Resources Guide

Empower yourself with the latest news, research, and procedure and treatment guides.
 
 

If you or someone you know is considering a procedure or treatment including anti-aging, IVF, dentistry, LASIK, cosmetic & bariatric surgeries, weight loss, and mental health among many others, count on our resources guide to provide all the information you need. We know a procedure or treatment of any kin can be a scary thing. The best way to keep those nerves at bay is to thoroughly educate and empower yourself on treatment options, procedural details, and recovery information.

 

Since LocateADoc.com was introduced in 1998, we’ve worked hard to collect a wealth of information on a wide variety of topics, so we’re sure we’ve got your procedure or treatment covered. We get all of our information from top doctors and medical professionals who have a great deal of experience in their field, so you can always be confident trusting our resources guide. Show More

 

To the left, you’ll see a search bar. Here, you can search for information on your specific procedure or treatment, including exactly how the procedure is performed or how much it can cost. Our information will hopefully provide you with an easy-to-understand introduction to the procedure.

 

If you’re looking for more in-depth or specific information than you find here in the resources guide, visit our Ask A Doctor page to submit questions or read answers to other users’ inquiries. If you’re ready to find a doctor and set up a consultation, visit our Find a Doctor page to start your search. 

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  • Photo-of-vitamin-D-tied-to-Alzheimers-LocateADocA recent study has found a new potential risk factor for Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. The study, conducted by leading neurologists and published in the Official Journal of the American Academy of Neurology, posits that patients with a deficiency in vitamin D have a significantly higher risk of dementia, particularly Alzheimer's. Discovering this link could have a significant impact on how we fight to combat this disease.

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  • Allergies

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    An allergy is a disorder of the immune system. It is a hypersensitivity disorder, which is an undesirable response of a normal immune system, in easier terms allergic reactions occur when an individual’s immune system produces an undesirable reaction to normally harmless substances in the environment.

  • Allergy and Immunology

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    If you are experiencing severe allergic reactions or need treatment for an immune system disorder, you will need to consult with an allergy and immunology specialist. Allergy and Immunology professionals specialize in the treatment of asthma, immunodeficiency disorders such as DiGeorge Syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome and hypogammaglobulinemia, and major allergic diseases such as anaphylaxis, rhinitis and food allergies.