If there’s a place to be honest about your habits and your health, it’s your doctor’s office. You might feel embarrassed but there’s no need to be. Your doctor is there to help you and the more information your doctor has, the more he is able to do for you.
Besides, there are strict privacy laws between patients and their doctors so the information you share is not going to be shared. Here are 10 secrets you shouldn’t hide from your doctor.
Article reviewed by Dr Othello Dave, medical reviewer for Health Plus. A version of this article first appeared on www.mountelizabeth.com.sg/healthplus. Health Plus is an online health and wellness web resource developed by Mount Elizabeth Hospitals, Singapore. Health Plus aims to be a source of credible health information, with trustworthy and up-to-date healthcare and medical information that you can rely on.