When you have a health care appointment, your doctor will most likely ask you a series of questions, such as what is the best treatment plan, what drugs are best for you, and what treatments work best.
These questions can be confusing, and it can be hard to know what to say.
If your doctor isn’t comfortable with your answers, it can feel like the only answer you have is a blank stare.
It can also feel like you’re being lied to by your health professional, and that you’re not being listened to.
But it can also be helpful to have an answer that can be used to guide your decision-making process.
For example, when your doctor is unsure about a treatment, they may ask you to think about the treatment in context, or ask you questions that help you to see how the treatment would help your body.
And if your doctor asks you about a specific medication, you can ask them to explain how it works.
You might even ask them how you feel, and how you would feel if you were given the medication in the future.
Your doctor might also ask you about your symptoms, and if they can help you manage them.
To help you feel more comfortable talking to your doctor about your health, here are 10 questions to ask when making an appointment with your doctor: Do you know what your symptoms are?
Do you have symptoms?
If so, what do you want to know?
What medications work best for your symptoms?
Do your symptoms worsen?
Can you work with them?
Do they have a treatment plan?
Do their treatment plans work for you?
If not, what are your options?
Is there a treatment?
Is it in your best interest to have it?
What kind of treatment?
If you are having symptoms of depression, anxiety, panic disorder, and other anxiety disorders, will you be comfortable talking with your doctors about these?
Will you feel better if you get this treatment?
Will it help you sleep?
Is this treatment a good idea?
What would you like to see?
If your symptoms do not improve, can you find alternative treatments for your condition?
If it is not in your interests to see a health professional about a medical condition, will there be any alternatives?
What are the risks of seeing a health provider about a condition?
How long will it take for a health plan to offer you a new treatment?
Are there any other benefits to seeing a medical provider about your condition that you might not realize?
Are you able to get help with your symptoms at home or at a local health clinic?
Are other health professionals able to help with the care of your condition, and are they willing to help you?
Are the health plans offering you the best care?
If there is a treatment that is not working for you and your symptoms have not improved, are you able with your own resources to find a new and effective treatment?
Can your health plan treat other conditions?
Do other health care providers have the experience or expertise to help treat your condition and get better?
Are they willing and able to provide you with the support you need?
Can they offer your health insurance?
Are your health plans willing to cover other health conditions and treatments?
If a health insurer does not cover other medical treatments, will they cover you?
How can you get a free or low-cost health plan?
What can you do if you are unsure about your medical care?
When making an important health care decision, be prepared for the unexpected.
If you’re considering going to a health insurance plan, be sure to ask questions about your options and to discuss your insurance with your provider.
And remember, you’re making a health decision about your treatment, not about the health insurance coverage you’re getting.
If all of the above doesn’t seem like the right way to handle this kind of personal health care, consider reading about other types of health care.
The American College of Surgeons offers a list of resources that will help you learn more about your body and your health.
For more tips on making decisions about your care, visit the American College Health Center.