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    NAD+ Injection Pharmacy Suggestions

    I currently live in Canada about 1 hours 30 minutes from Buffalo and 3 Hours from Detroit. I used to live in US. I got a prescription for NAD+ Injection from my doctor in US. Its not accepted obviously in Canada. So I got in touch with a functional medicine doctor who can prescribe NAD+. They...
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    Patients in Ontario/Canada - Can doctors refuse to accept referrals?

    Hello, I have a question for those patients that have to deal with the Ontario Health System. I have POTS, and my GP agreed to refer me to a cardiologist that specializes in that condition. He practices in a Hamilton hospital, but I do not live there. To my surprise, my request was denied by...
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    Prevalence of CFS in Canada.

    http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/150617/t002b-eng.htm Table 2 Canadians reporting a diagnosis of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, or multiple chemical sensitivities, by sex, household population aged 12 and older http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/150617/dq150617b-eng.htm
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    (2007) Prevalence estimates of CFS, FM, MCS from the Canadian Community Health Survey

    I didn't know about this study until now, but this is a paper from the Statistics Canada Health reports publication: http://statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-003-x/2006001/article/sympt/82-003-x2006002-eng.pdf This is part of the results of the 2003 Canadian Community Health survey, which had 135,573...