Frequently Asked Questions

I Need Medical Advice. Can Dr. Oz Help?

Specific medical questions should be directed to your personal physician who can address your medical concerns on an individual basis. 

While the content on the site was prepared to provide accurate information regarding topics related to general and specific health issues, this information has been made available with the express understanding that neither ZoCo, Dr. Oz and/or the other experts on the site, the site itself, nor members of the site are dispensing medical advice and do not intend any of this information to be used for self-diagnosis or treatment. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH AND/OR BEFORE STARTING OR STOPPING ANY TREATMENT OR ACTING UPON INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE, YOU SHOULD CONTACT YOUR OWN PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH-CARE PROVIDER.


Can Dr. Oz Recommend a Specific Brand Name for a Medication, Supplement, Vitamin or Product?

The Dr. Oz Show does not endorse or sell any product that may be featured on the show or website. Dr. Oz does not endorse any brand name or commercial supplier. 

To see a full list of The Dr. Oz Show’s trusted partners, please go to:

Always consult with your personal physician or a local pharmacist before purchasing any product or supplement you learn about on The Dr. Oz Show. For medical issues, please contact your doctor or other qualified medical professional.  If you were improperly charged money by a company, you will need to contact that company or your financial institution. You can also contact your local, state, or federal consumer protection agencies.


I Can’t Find the Subject I Am Looking For. What Are Some Tips for Searching? has a wealth of information on a variety of topics and we encourage you to use the site's integrated search feature to locate any information you seek.                  

To utilize this feature: 

Locate the search box in the upper right hand cornerType in the topic you're looking for and click the icon of the magnifying glass to begin the searchOnce the search is complete, results should populate on the pageYou can filter these results by using the tabs at the top of the results titled "Source", "Type" and "Order By" to refine your search

If you wish to view episodes*, use the EPISODE tab at the top of our homepage. Episodes are listed in chronological order. Repeated episodes are listed by original air date.    

*Not all of the segments from the show are posted on Videos are posted to the site the day after the show airs. If you are looking for video from today’s show, please come back to tomorrow.


Why Can’t I Find Today’s Show?

We post video segments from the show the day after the show airs. For example, if you are looking for Monday’s show, video will be available on Tuesday. Please keep in mind that we do not post all of the segments from each show on the website.


Where Can I Find the Nutrition Information for a Recipe I Saw on the Show?

We provide nutrition information whenever possible for recipes featured on the site. If you need further information, check online as there are many websites that offer nutrition content for food ingredients.


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If you're having problems signing in or starting an account, please report your issue here and select the "I am having trouble logging into the website" option.

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What Are the Community Rules for the Discussion Board?

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Why Am I Getting a “Video Is Unavailable” Message When I Try to Play a Video?

Please make sure that you have the most updated version of Flash installed on your computer. Visit for the latest information on Adobe Flash Player.

If you are trying to view a video from outside of the United States and you receive the “Video Is Unavailable” message, you may be geo-blocked due to licensing restrictions. We hope to expand our capacity to operate in other countries in the future. 


I Live Outside of the United States. Why Can’t I View the Videos?

If you are trying to view a video from outside of the United States and you receive the “Video Is Unavailable” message, you may be geo-blocked due to licensing restrictions. We hope to expand our capacity to operate in other countries in the future.


How Can I Be a Guest on the Show?

Our producers are always looking for guests to appear on the show. For more information, click here.


How Can I Get Tickets to Attend a Show Taping?

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How Can I Get a Transcript of the Show?

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How Can I Get a DVD of the Show?

We do not offer DVDs of the show at this time.


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