16 Horrible Habits For Your Health You Probably Do

 

1. Not Telling Your Doctor The Whole Truth

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This is also known as exaggerating, leaving out a detail (or more), or flat out lying! The risk, besides hurting your ego, is you could be hurting yourself. When your doctor knows you are doing X (and we’ll leave “X” to your imagination) he or she might be able to solve a seemingly unrelated health issue you’re experiencing. Here are the top lies we tell our doctors:  I quit smoking. I drink alcohol once in awhile. I exercise regularly. I only take prescribed medications. I don’t skip taking said meds. I eat healthy foods. I perform fine in bed. There’s no family history of that ailment. I feel fine/awful. Eh, tell the truth.

 

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