by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.
Here’s an easy way to separate the doctors who are truly trying to help you from the doctors that just run “patient mills.”
It’s based on the astute observation of J. Apley who, back in 1978, wrote:
Doctors who treat the symptom
tend to give a prescription.
Doctors who treat the patient
are more likely to offer guidance.
No matter what condition you have–whether its hearing loss, balance problems, tinnitus, or anything else, if you want to get better, you and your doctor need to root out the source of the problem, not just cover over the symptoms and whitewash it.