Tips to start the conversation with your doctor
It’s easy to leave the doctor’s office and realize you didn’t discuss the topic that has really been bothering you – your period. If your period is disrupting your life, you shouldn’t hesitate to proactively ask your doctor about solutions. To help initiate what can feel like an uncomfortable conversation, follow these three tips.
Great, so you discussed your heavy period and are now ready to do something about it. Here are some questions you can ask your doctor to identify a treatment plan that’s right for you:
- What might be causing my heavy bleeding?
- Do I need to have any diagnostic tests?
- What are my treatment options?
- What is the best treatment for me?
- What can I expect from this treatment plan?
Be Your Own Advocate
Above all else, it is important that you feel supported by your family, friends and physician. To find additional resources and connect with a community of supportive women, visit changethecycle.com