Posted by Squiggles on November 5, 2006, at 15:25:40
In reply to Re: lithium, posted by johnnyj on November 5, 2006, at 15:14:34
I'm afraid that you have to be
tactful with medical staff these days;
make an effort. They are under tremendous
stress. What I do, when I see my doctor
is take a shopping list of questions and
suggestions about my drugs. And I start
the meeting with a review of what's been
going on since i last saw him.
I think that helps the doctor. I try to
be a good patient, even though i do have many
doubts and questions, because it is hard
to establish a working relationship.
I'm sorry it has not worked out for you.
Don't take it personally. Now, you'll have
to decide if you can find someone else. If
your dr. suggested a second opinion, then
you already have an opportunity to ask for