How to get your doctor to listen

You pretty much have to trust your doctor with your life, so it’s very disconcerting for patients who experience serious problems and troubling symptoms to realize that not every doctor is a good listener. Some of them may act like they’re barely in the room with you....

Why does adrenaline mask pain? 

A car accident can cause an adrenaline rush. The wreck is frightening, sudden and traumatic. Your body reacts instinctively, and you have nothing to do with this chemical process.  The downside to an adrenaline rush is that it can mask pain or make it harder to feel...