Tips for Visiting the Doctor
It can be hard to remember all of the things your doctor tells you, especially if you’re feeling anxious or afraid. Even if your doctor carefully explains things, you may not hear or remember everything said during your visit.
Here are some tips to help you remember everything your doctor tells you:
Here are some tips to help you get ready for your visits:
How much do you want to know?
Have you ever thought about how much information you want from your doctor? Some people feel more in control when they fully understand their disease, treatments, and what they can expect. Other people prefer small pieces of information and only want to know what’s necessary. They feel overwhelmed by medical details and would rather leave most decisions to the doctor. Don’t be afraid to tell your doctor how much or how little you want to learn.