Watching TV could be hazardous to your health, and wallet.
Until a few years ago I never knew women had vaginal itch and men had erectile dysfunction. I always assumed my toenails were just supposed to have a yellow tint and certainly did not know there could be yellow demons living under the nail that caused the discoloration.
Only recently did I learn that high cholesterol is not caused by eating double cheeseburgers for lunch but that I could blame my Aunt Jenny or Uncle Ed for this “illness”. Neither did I know that chest congestion was caused by a critter living in my lungs, complete with a couch & all the comforts of home.
In this fast paced society it seems no one has time to actually correct an illness or affliction. Instead, just pop a pill.
At one time shows like Mary Hartman & Soap were considered risqué.
Now it’s the advertisements that are discussing things that were once only talked about at a ladies bridge party.
Commercials can inform and can even entertain. Who would have known headaches were caused by a hammer against an anvil inside your head if it weren’t for the Anacin commercials years ago?
But commercials can also lead one to believe a common occurrence is something that requires a $200 drug in order to provide relief.
Sure I get edgy sometimes, but it really isn’t my fault. I know what causes the problem.
I learned that years ago.
Everything can be blamed on mom.
“Mother please! I’d rather do it myself”!