Is It Okay to Be Nervous Before a Scan?

Feeling Nervous?

It's totally normal to feel nervous before a scan. Let’s explore why it's okay!

What Makes Us Nervous?

Scans can seem discourage with their big machines and strange sounds. It’s natural to feel a bit anxious.

You're Not Alone

Remember, many people feel the same way. You’re not alone in this!

Why Nerves Are Normal

Being nervous is just your body’s way of preparing for something new and unknown.

Sharing your feelings with someone can help. Whether it’s a friend, family member, or a nurse.

Talk About It

Try taking deep breaths to calm your mind. Inhale slowly, hold, and exhale.

Deep Breaths

Feel free to bring a small item that makes you feel safe, like a favorite book or a cozy blanket.

Bring Comforts

 After the Scan

Plan something enjoyable after the scan. Having something to look forward to can be very helpful.