“At the doctor, don’t be afraid to ask questions. Nobody ever died of embarrassment”.
This statement may seem a little outlandish, but the statement itself is true. Many individuals are afraid to ask their doctor questions. The irony is that Americans show no fear when inquiring about their new car purchase, a mistake on a phone bill, or if a particular dress comes in another color. Yet when it comes to something as imperative as our health, we lose our inquisitive nature and become shy. But why is this the case? Continue reading