If you’ve ever gone to the doctor and have been told that your concerns aren’t serious or you’re just “stressed,” or if you’ve been dismissed, shamed, or ignored while looking for an accurate diagnosis, you are not alone.  
 
“Physicians are the experts in medicine, but you are the expert on you,” Dr. Phil says.
 

In the video above, Dr. Phil shares a Patient Bill of Rights that you can use so that you are taken seriously when you are at the doctor’s office.
 
On Wednesday’s episode, “Medical Gaslighting: It’s Not All in Your Head,” Dr. Phil discusses medical gaslighting. Hear from a woman who says she saw 30 different doctors within five years for migraines before she finally got a diagnosis, and another who says she was told to drink soup and listen to calming music to help symptoms. Check local listings to see where you can watch.

WATCH: Competitive Runner To Using A Wheelchair – How Nurse Says She Was A Victim Of Medical Gaslighting

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