Health Tips - Choosing a Healthcare Practitioner

Choosing a Healthcare Practitioner

When choosing a practitioner, you need to evaluate whether they are likely to help or harm you.

Here are the good and the bad characteristics to look for that will help you weigh the value of a doctor.

Characteristics to Avoid in a Practitioner:

  1. Does not thoroughly investigate and locate what is going on with your body through blood tests and other physical studies.
  2. Does not really listen, talks down to you, makes less of you or your opinion.
  3. Does not keep up with the most current health research.
  4. Has the viewpoint that “it can’t be fixed” or “let’s just see what happens.”
  5. Does not have tools that heal a body or solve health problems, such as a full working knowledge of nutrition.
  6. Does not recommend real nutritional building blocks.
  7. Passes out psychiatric drugs.

Characteristics to Recommend a Practitioner:

  1. Thoroughly investigates physical problems through lab tests and other physical studies.
  2. Stays in good communication with you about your health, showing respect for your needs and wants.
  3. Keeps up with the latest health research, continually researching for better solutions.
  4. Helps you become more responsible for making your health go right.
  5. Can physically help you improve your body through treatment and/or lifestyle changes such as nutrition.
  6. Manages your health only by the key statistic involved, not theories or emotion or an interest in selling you their program.
  7. Shows judgment and restraint in passing out drugs, not turning to them when there are other options. Advises surgery only when necessary.

May you find doctors who truly help you!

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Dr. Pepi


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