What is Medical Gaslighting?: A Discussion with Patient Advocate Ilana Jacqueline

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In this episode, The Female Pain Docs are joined by patient advocate Ilana Jaqueline to discuss the topic of medical gaslighting. Medical gaslighting occurs when a healthcare professional dismisses a patient’s concerns or wrongly misdiagnoses symptoms as mental illnesses. They discuss signs for patients to lookout for, how patients can advocate for themselves, and changes that need to be made within the medical community to combat medical gaslighting.

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