Why What Your Doctor Doesn’t Ask Actually Matters More

Most people are relieved when they aren’t asked many questions on an intake form or by their doctor.

I’m not one of them.

Yes, I hate questions about goiters and gas like you do. Topics that seem irrelevant or too personal are a turn-off for everyone. Similarly, questions that feel like a waste of time (“how many glasses of alcohol do you drink in a setting?” Um, 4? Scratch that. Let’s say 2.) are simple to fudge. It’s easy to add extra time on the elliptical or omit those several months in our 20’s when we…