I tell my physicians here in HK because they need to know and they don’t care what you take. I see a different doctor every time I go to the hospital anyway. I see a specialist in the field whenever I have a problem. For health checks, I go to the same hospital clinic where they have all my information on file.
I generally think its a good thing to tell your doctor you’re taking rapamycin, so they understand your blood tests better, but its not a good idea in all cases, thats for sure. Saw this recently…
Good riddance to that doctor though: the arrogance is strong in that one. You don’t make a care plan for your patient but you make one together with your patient
That must be a US thing, medical records in the Netherlands and probably other European countries are not even accessible to other doctors by default
If I think it’s relevant. I don’t want to debate with a doctor about rapamycin or anything else. If a doctor hears about a patient taking medications for example that isn’t prescribed, they probably have a lot of alarm bells ringing. If I’m in a debate mood maybe I will.
Absolutely! I was denied life insurance because I told my physician that I was approved for and using medical marijuana. Lesson learned.