How many times have you heard: “Well, it isn’t exactly brain surgery.” Well this time it is.
And it’s yourbrain.
It’s a scary trip into the unknown. Thoughts are swirling around in your head: What will happen to me? Is this the right thing to do? Is this really the best surgeon for the job? What if it doesn’t work? Maybe I should put it off…
It’s really hard to be prepared for something as radical as brain surgery – either physically or emotionally. That’s why it’s important to gather all the information you can, before hand.
Remember: Knowledge is power.
Here some things to consider and ask your neurologist/neurosurgeon team before surgery.
What is the surgeon’s experience with this procedure?
Once you are able to see the surgeon, ask as many questions as you can think of. (You might want to write the questions down first to organize your…
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