As women, we visit the doctor seeking answers, pain relief, and support. Instead, we end up fighting stereotypes. Healthcare providers say our symptoms aren’t real. And we are treated as if we are overreacting.
Women are more likely to have their pain minimized, their symptoms dismissed, and tests refused. This mishandling of complaints leads to delays in diagnosis and treatment, causing more pain and health problems.
Learning how to advocate for yourself is the best thing you can do to make sure you are heard and supported. Tune in today to hear...
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