5 Commonly Misdiagnosed Disease

Just thought this was interesting. It is 5 of the most commonly misdiagnosed diseases. Some seem understandably hard to detect while others seem hard to miss. It just goes to show why it is important to ask questions and take your health seriously. Being proactive about health is the best way to avoid misdiagnoses for you and your family. I know a lot of you out there have aging parents (myself included) and it is important to be there as they get older and doctors tend to push them aside. I worked in the geriatric portion of a hospital and saw it first hand, doctors sometimes make quick assumptions/decisions and don’t think it is worth their time to discuss it with the patient or the family in sufficient detail. It also points to the need for doctors to be more thorough when examining patients. The 5 specifically mentioned in the article are:

1. Aortic dissection

2. Cancer

3. Clogged arteries

4. Heart attack

5. Infection:

Check Out CNN for the full story


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