It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Thyroid Disorders Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-25-2008, 06:46 AM   #1
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 280
Myth HB User
laughter the best medicine

they say that laughter is the best medicine ....have a laugh at these actual doctors notes from hospital charts

rectal exam revealed a normal sized thyroid

the patient is tearful & crying constantly ,she also appears to be depressed

patients medical history has been remarkably insignificant with only a 40 pound weight gain in the past 3 days

the lab test revealed abnormal lover function

patient has 2 teenage children but no other abnormalities

discharge status: alive but without permission

the patient refused an autopsy..............

 
Old 08-25-2008, 10:37 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Oak Ridge
Posts: 6,749
mkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB User
Re: laughter the best medicine

Were these in your charts? WOW! I like the two children with no other abnormalities. As to the rectal exam revealing a normal thyroid.. OUCH! DANG! That MD had to have one heck of a LONG ARM! I loved it. You made me grin and chuckle.

MG
__________________
If we learn by our mistakes, I am working on one hell of an education.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 08-25-2008, 10:42 AM   #3
Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Sault Ste. Marie, ON Canada
Posts: 380
cossette2 HB User
Re: laughter the best medicine

Geeee, I didn't know the thyroid gland was down there : )

Yes, i make it a habit to laugh now instead of crying as laughter is supposed to strengthen adrenals too and boy do i need it!
__________________
hypo, Synthroid 75 mcg, estrace 1mg, prometrium 100mg, celexa 20mg, adrenal support (also have primary ovarian failure - extremely rare condition)

 
Old 08-25-2008, 04:25 PM   #4
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 280
Myth HB User
Re: laughter the best medicine

hi everyone we all need a good laugh and if nothing else the doctors provide that .......

doctor to patient:
I already gave you 6 months to live and you have been back twice since then
you know you cant go on like this

doctors notes:

patient was seen in consultation by Dr blank who felt we should sit on abdomen & I agree

while in ER she was examined, xrated and sent home

patient was alert and unresponsive

she is numb from her toes down

she has no rigors or shaking chills but her husband states she was very hot in bed last night

dont they just restore your faith in doctors

 
Old 08-26-2008, 04:47 AM   #5
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Hesperia, CA
Posts: 541
Suey77 HB User
Cool Re: laughter the best medicine

Yes, it IS the best

I'm only a part-time step-Mom, b-u-t It's N O R M A L for two teens CAUSE abnormalities!!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Myth View Post

dont they just restore your faith in doctors
F A I T H and Dr. don't belong in the same sentence! (Three years of battling them will do that to you )

R O F L when I find *it* I'll let you know R O F L

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Laughter after trauma Sinopa2 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 3 10-09-2009 11:47 AM
Best medicine for bipolar? court91 Bipolar Disorder 223 03-28-2009 01:08 AM
laughter and tears Martha H Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 6 12-22-2008 08:26 AM
Strange thing....laughter snoopee Addiction & Recovery 5 04-19-2007 11:20 PM
Natural Stress Relief -was Laughter, the Best Medicine Quandry7777 Stress 1 05-22-2006 09:13 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Armour
Cytomel
Levothroid
Levoxyl
Potassium
  Synthroid
Tapazole
Unithroid
Xanax
Zoloft




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



sammy64 (666), midwest1 (618), FinnMaid (302), Reece (220), lisa789 (196), Tree Frog (80), mkgbrook (72), cd37 (56), Bran'sNana (44), ladybud (41)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1139), MSJayhawk (942), Apollo123 (859), janewhite1 (823), Titchou (773), Gabriel (743), ladybud (667), sammy64 (666), midwest1 (655), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:39 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.com™
Copyright and Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!