Tears poured down my face as he outlined a diet plan and told me to return if the pain became worse. When he asked if there was anything else, I said yes, find what is wrong with me.
In last week’s blog post Why I fear hospitals, doctors, and test results I shared some of the ways that the medical profession has failed me and in some cases almost cost me my life. Who knew when I scheduled that post that I would once again be mistreated and misdiagnosed just a few days later.
Have healthcare professionals dismissed a new pain/symptom or blamed it on your chronic illness, depression, or weight? This is not healthcare! It is a death sentence!!!
When did it become acceptable to not help patients? When did drugging them become the go-to plan? When did doctors start giving up on patients just because their condition is not easy or textbook? Why aren’t they willing to give my internal organs a break? Why are they willing to allow my condition to shortenContinue reading “What has happened to our healthcare system?”