TOP 7 BOGUS CLAIMS I'VE HEARD ABOUT MY HEALTH:
- You are not disabled, you are just fat and lazy. (or "you just need to lose weight.")
- If you ate right (insert description of "eating right"), your foot would heal.
- Your neuropathy is from (insert underlying condition) and all you have to do is control your (insert symptom of the underlying condition) and your pain will go away.
- You need to cheer up. Depression is a part of (insert condition).
- You are "dependent" on that (insert any pain medication name). Don't become an addict.
- 99% of all people who get this will be better after (insert name of treatment).
- You can make money and improve your health (insert latest Multi-level Marketing scheme).