Valerie's Barriers

I fired my doctors

Was I being punished?

You need to express fears

Fear of addiction

Side effects worried me

A gender bias

Costs are a factor

Believe your pain

Valerie's Barriers

Trusting her own concerns about what felt like inadequate attention from her doctors, Valerie interviewed many physicians before choosing a new one. Her new doctor listened and helped Valerie ease her fears about addiction, negative side effects, and even addressed some spiritual concerns.

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