Your relationships with your healthcare professionals, whether they are hearing care professionals or any other healthcare providers, are deeply personal.
You need to be able to trust them with your intimate experiences, your symptoms and your concerns. The healthcare professionals should, in turn, listen attentively, provide effective feedback and explain your treatment options in a way you can easily understand. Just like any other relationship, effective communication with your healthcare providers is foundational to building a meaningful partnership.
Here are some tips on how to best communicate with healthcare professionals to ensure you’re getting the most possible out of your healthcare relationships.