Getting the most out of a doctor’s visit, especially for chronic, unexplained illness

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Updated January 18, 2017 After a dozen years and scores of doctor's appointments to investigate various angles of my health annoyances, I have discovered that the majority of doctors will do the same time-wasting things over and over. This is especially maddening when I am dealing with a complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) practitioner not covered by my insurance. Here is a list of suggestions for dealing with this. I suggest you treat appointments like you're running a business meeting with the head of another department you know nothing about for a project you'll both be working on. You have no reason to be embarrassed by the fact that you don't know a great deal about his subject, and the other person has no reason to be surprised if you do not.…
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