Christy Birmingham with a very common sense and practical way to deal with a diagnosis that is unexpected or confirms your worst fear. Take a read.
Tips for responding to a difficult diagnosis. Photo via Pexels, CC0 License.
Whenever we go to the doctors with symptoms that we’re not quite sure of, everyone thinks the same thing. Please, don’t let it be cancer or any of the other serious illness that is linked to suffering, pain and ultimately a bleak diagnosis. Thankfully, for most people, it’s not going to be the worst case scenario. If you have a lump on your body, it’s more likely to be a cyst than cancer. If you have a headache, it’s more likely to be a migraine or a stress induced pain rather than the first sign of a brain tumor.
However, others will receive that dreaded diagnosis. Even then though, it’s important not to panic because there are ways to cope with a difficult diagnosis.
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