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Be Your Own Health Advocate: Work Hard

by Kelli
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If you want good health, you’ve got to be willing to work for it. It usually comes down to doing what’s more difficult than what’s easy.

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Be Your Own Health Advocate: Medications

by Kelli
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Be very careful with medications. Prescription and many over-the-counter medications are very powerful and have a profound impact on your body.

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Be Your Own Health Advocate: Research

by Kelli
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Doing research on your own will help you have good questions to ask your doctor, as well as give you an idea of options and possibilities.

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Be Your Own Health Advocate: Ask Questions

by Kelli
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Asking questions is a critical and continual process in being your own health advocate. Here are some tips for asking questions:

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Be Your Own Health Advocate: Find a Good Doctor for You

by Kelli
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When it comes to selecting a healthcare provider, be sure to first get clarity with yourself about what characteristics are most important to helping you create a positive healthcare experience. By starting there, you will be more likely to find someone who meets your needs.

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Be Your Own Health Advocate: Take Charge of Your Health Care

by Kelli
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It’s tough to navigate the medical system these days. It’s a pretty intimidating world, from the grim-faced doctors, to the sterile environment of offices and hospitals, to insurance sticklers and financials concerns. That’s not to mention whatever’s ailing you in the first place.

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