How do you get the best out of your neurologist appointment?

Breaking it down - A multiple sclerosis podcast

06-11-2023 • 58分

Feeling overwhelmed and anxious at the thought of discussing your MS with a neurologist? Wondering what questions to ask and what you should bring? You’re not alone. Whether you’re preparing for your first appointment or your tenth, emotions can be heightened.

Add in the limited time that you get to talk to them and lengthy NHS waiting lists, and it can make you feel as though you’re fighting an uphill battle.

We caught up with MS Trust Ambassador, Dr Agne Straukiene, to set out some strategies for making the most of your neurology appointments. Find out how to bring up sensitive topics, what you can do when you’re waiting to be seen and who you should bring with you.

Listen now to hear our helpful tips and get yourself prepared for your next neurologist appointment.

Show notes:

Making the most of your appointments - info from the MS Trust mstrust.org.uk/information-support/newly-diagnosed/making-most-appointments
Questions to ask health professionals - info from the MS Trust mstrust.org.uk/a-z/questions-ask-health-professionals
MS Trust Helpline: mstrust.org.uk/what-we-do/about-us/ms-helpline-and-information
Bee Well With MS Podcast with Dr Agne Straukiene beewellwithms.com