12 things your doctor won’t tell you… — Epilepsy Talk

Modern medicine can do miraculous things — but every test and treatment has its downside.And your doctor may not disclose the dangers without prompting, a new survey finds.Researchers surveyed 2,700 patients who’d recently decided whether or not to have surgery, take a medication, or undergo cancer screening.Most reported their physician spent far more time talking up the benefits of each choice than explaining the risks.In fact, with the exception of lower back surgery, less than half the participants reported even some discussion of the cons.Some patients felt left out of the decision-making process altogether.

12 things your doctor won’t tell you… — Epilepsy Talk

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