General Preparation for Dr Appointment

General Preparation for Dr Appointment

General preparation for Dr Appointment
  • Pre-appointment restrictions : At the time of appointment, be sure to ask if there's anything you need to do in advance, such as diet restrictions.

  • Recollect and note down any symptoms you're experiencing : Even if they are not related to the reason for which you scheduled the appointment.

  • Note down personal information: Including any major stress or recent life changes.

  • List all medications, vitamins and supplements : You take, as well as information about the dose you normally take.

  • Be prepared to explain diet and exercise regime and habits.

  • Family History and Reports : It is always good to have personal and family health history information.

  • Take a family member or friend along : If possible. Someone who knows your personal and family health history.

  • Research on the symptoms : If possible, write down questions to ask your doctor.

Reviewed By:

Dr. Kaushal M. Bhavsar (MBBS, MD)

Assistant Professor in Pulmonary Medicine, GMERS Medical College, Ahmedabad