Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Anxiety

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It is very important to be very clear and open when you go to visit with your doctor. Sometimes you can forget to bring up issues that need to be discussed in order to be properly diagnosed.

I have listed here some questions and other things that you may want to take with you to your doctor. With this list you will know exactly what to discuss with your doctor so that you can make the most of your visit.

1. The first thing you will want to talk about is your symptoms. Make sure you are detailed about your symptoms, and do not leave anything out. You need to tell your doctor so he or she can provide the proper treatment for you.

2. Once you have discussed all your symptoms, ask your doctor if you might have an anxiety disorder. If so, what anxiety disorder(s) do you have?

3. If you do have an anxiety disorder, ask your doctor if he will be able to treat you, or will he recommend you to a psychologist or other professional. Ask how he will plan on treating you.

4. If you and your doctor agree on trying a medication, make sure you have reviewed ALL of the medication options you have. Find out how quickly they will work for you. What are the side effects of the medication(s)? How long will it take for the medication to work? Are there any risks associated with the medication? Is the medication affordable for you?

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