White Lies Result in High Blood Pressure

  1. 9 A man goes to a doctor for a physical checkup. The nurse starts with certain basic items.

    "How much do you weigh?" she asks.


    The nurse puts him on the scale. It turns out that his weight is 183.

    The nurse asks, "Your height?"


    The nurse checks and sees that he's only 5' 8 1/2".
    he then takes his blood pressure, and it's very high.

    The man explains, "Of course it's high. When I came in here, I was tall and wiry. Now, I'm short and dumpy."

    Last edit by brian on Mar 24, '13
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