“How many sexual partners have you had?”
“Do you take illegal drugs?”
“How often do you exercise?”
“When was your last bowel movement?”
When you’re already in a chilly doctor’s office in nothing but your socks and a paper gown you are desperately trying to keep closed in the back, you might feel a bit vulnerable.
But you’re going to be honest with your doctor, right?
Netquote.com surveyed 2,058 people to see just what we tend to hold back from our health care professionals and found out that 60 percent of those surveyed tell at least one lie while saying “ahh.”
Our doctors have seen and heard it all and need to know our medical histories and lifestyle. Lying could hinder us from getting the best care possible. So, why do we knock 10 pounds off our weight, never cop to eating that pot brownie and fib, saying we get our fitness on at least twice a week?