You have finally had your long awaited appointment with your headache or Migraine specialist. While we generally give a lot of thought about what to do during the appointment, we may not think about how important the steps following the appointment are. In this week's ACHE Tuesday, Teri Robert discusses 10 essential things to do after every appointment. She begins by saying:
1. Make notes about the appointment.
If you took notes during the appointment, be sure they're complete and will make sense later. Review your notes, then store them for future reference.
and concludes with...
10. Be diligent and proactive...
- Continue learning about your Migraines, medications, and general health.
- Remember -- The person with the most at stake gets to be in charge. When it comes to our health, that's us. Our doctors, of course, have something at stake in our treatment but, for us, it's literally a matter of our lives. We are in charge. We are ultimately responsible for our health.
In interested in knowing what the eight other things to do following an appointment are? Follow the link to continue reading 10 Things to Do After Your Headache or Migraine Appointment.
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