Misdiagnosed : One Woman's Tour of--And Escape From--Healthcareland. / Jody Berger.
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- ISBN: 9781402293900 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9781402293894 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks, 2014.
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"Berger movingly details her journey to healing. Her indefatigable quest...underscores the fact that there is no such thing as one size fits all in medicine." -Gayatri Devi, MD, clinical associate professor, NYU School of Medicine, and author of A Calm BrainTaking 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...
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