Misdiagnosed: one woman's tour of and escape from healthcareland

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Taking charge of your health has never been so important as it is today. Jody Berger has discovered this first hand: at forty-three, the award-winning journalist and marathoner sees a doctor about a minor tingling sensation in her hands and feet. One MRI later, she is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and told to pick a drug and accept her fate. Instead Jody starts asking questions-only to receive a different diagnosis from each specialist she turns to, from vitamin deficiencies to metal toxicity to depression. In this powerful, witty, and eye-opening account of her misadventures from misdiagnosis to miraculous recovery, Jody offers insightful tips on how to ask doctors the right questions to get the answers and treatment you need, listen to your body, and choose health over illness. After all, while we can't always heal, we can always take control of our health and ourselves-starting now.
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subject_facet Berger, Jody -- Health, Celiac disease -- Diagnosis -- United States, Celiac disease -- Patients -- United States -- Biography, Electronic books, Medical errors -- United States
title_display Misdiagnosed : one woman's tour of and escape from healthcareland
title_full Misdiagnosed : one woman's tour of and escape from healthcareland [electronic resource] / Jody Berger
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title_sub one woman's tour of and escape from healthcareland
topic_facet Berger, Jody, Celiac disease, Diagnosis, Electronic books, Health, Medical errors, Patients