Laughter and humor can relieve stress, generate positive emotions and there is also evidence that it promotes good health in people with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). One study found that it can improve pain relief, strengthen the immune system, help to cope with strong anxiety, and decrease depressive and suicidal thoughts after traumatic experiences. So here are a few jokes to brighten up your Labor Day Weekend. Feel free to share them with your family and friends to enjoy a laugh because laughter is in fact the best and most reasonably priced medicine.
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- My Nephrologist said I need to watch how I eat. Now I eat all my meals in front of a mirror.
- The dialysis patient explained to his Patient Care Technician, "I did not say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you!"
- Whenever I fill out an application, in the part that says, 'In case of emergency, notify:' I put MY NEPHROLOGIST.
- What is the difference between knowledge and wisdom? Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting very much of it on my salad to maintain my renal diet.
- One of the unexpected benefits of dialysis is the fogger my memory gets, the clearer my conscience becomes.
- I have always liked to take life with a grain of salt. Plus a slice of lemon, and a shot of tequila. Unfortunately that no longer matches my renal diet.
- After receiving a response she did not like from her Dieticain, the CKD patient was tempted to fight fire with fire, then she remembered that the Fire Department typically uses water.
A good laugh for people with CKD is a wonderful thing because it relaxes your entire body. In light of the high prevalence of chronic pain and its impact on physical and psychological perspectives among those with CKD, " humor therapy" will provide you with meaning and joy as well as improve your overall life satisfaction.
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