How to Deal with Claustrophobia in an MRI 

Knowledge is a powerful tool for patients who experience anxiety and claustrophobia during an MRI test. The reason doctors order MRI tests is because they need images inside of the body to analyze and treat conditions appropriately. These images are essential to an individual’s health. What is Claustrophobia? Claustrophobia comes from the Latin word claustrum, meaning “a closed-in place.” During the …