If you have any of these in this second list, definitely be sure to mention them to your pill pusher. I mean doctor.
A few things to consider asking for:
Lastly, try not to be confrontational with the doctor. If you push, they usually push back. Try using language like "I'm concerned" "Can you help me figure out" and "do you think..." We want a spirit of cooperation (not submission, cooperation) and so try to use that kind of cooperative language, even though you must be frustrated. Take a deep breath, and
And if you are a praying person, that doesn't hurt either.
My best wishes to those who are struggling for a proper diagnosis-And one last thing... %$#*&*#*!!
Carla Ulbrich, The Singing Patient
"I am reading Carla's book How Can You NOT Laugh at a Time Like This? and loving it. I LOVE Carla's songwriting, so I'm not surprised that her prose writing is as smart, funny, and insightful as her music." - Christine Lavin
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