8 Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Heart Disease - dummies

By James M. Rippe

Part of Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies Cheat Sheet

When you’re being evaluated for heart disease — or any other condition, for that matter — asking these questions can help you get the information you need:

  • What is my diagnosis?

  • What tests will I need to undergo?

  • Do these tests have any side effects or dangers?

  • What is the recommended treatment?

  • What are the potential side effects of the treatment?

  • What treatment choices are available?

  • Should I be asking any other questions?

  • Is there any source of information that I can read about my diagnosis?