1. Volunteering to take off more clothes than you need to.
Surprisingly, you can leave your pants on while the nurse checks your blood pressure.
2. Lying about how much alcohol you drink.
According to a report from the CDC, only 1 in 6 adults talk to their doctor honestly about their drinking.
3. Getting squeamish when they draw your blood.
It’s why they work in health care and you don’t.
4. Lying about how healthy your diet is.
Unfortunately, the cholesterol panel doesn’t lie.
5. Asking if you should take your shoes off before you step on the scale.
…and being told it doesn’t matter.
6. Lying about whether or not you do drugs.
Your answer probably depends on whether or not you can get a prescription out of it.
7. Waiting on an exam table in your underwear by yourself for an undisclosed amount of time.
No, they didn’t forget about you.
8. Forgetting to exhale.
“Now take a deep breath” doesn’t mean hold it in until you turn blue and pass out.
9. Lying about how much sex you have.
Either more or less depending on your current level of shame.
10. Not being able to pee into a cup on command.
Not to mention worrying about what they’re going to find.
11. Lying about whether or not you exercise.
You seem to do a lot of lying.
12. Casually mentioning your embarrassing new medical symptom like it’s no big deal.
Don’t worry, doctors have heard it all before…
- President Obama said that he was "deeply disturbed" by the video showing the police shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in Chicago. ›
- Frank Gifford's family says the NFL star had CTE, the degenerative brain disease linked to football. He died in August. ›
- And President Obama actually made his daughters laugh at the annual White House turkey pardon. ›