6 things I would teach all my patients

AS general practitioners we often encounter the same problems on a regular basis.

I spend my life drawing the anatomy of the ear, explaining the difference between a virus and bacteria and putting blue tack on my plastic model of the spine when a nerve is entrapped by a disc bulge.

Interestingly, certain patient misconceptions about their health and the health system reoccur daily.

If I could educate them all at once, what would I teach?

1. Blood pressure can change

I have several patients