Hypochondria Can Kill: A Disease for Every Occasion, an Illness for Every Symptom by John Naish, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Hypochondria Can Kill: A Disease for Every Occasion, an Illness for Every Symptom

Hypochondria Can Kill: A Disease for Every Occasion, an Illness for Every Symptom

by John Naish
     
 

A witty, highly entertaining compendium of the many obscure potential killers that lurk in modern society.  From telephone stroke (holding the receiver too tightly to one’s head) to the most common housework-related fatalities among men, health journalist John Naish culls the most intriguing, odd, and completely true medical findings and bizarre

Overview

A witty, highly entertaining compendium of the many obscure potential killers that lurk in modern society.  From telephone stroke (holding the receiver too tightly to one’s head) to the most common housework-related fatalities among men, health journalist John Naish culls the most intriguing, odd, and completely true medical findings and bizarre syndromes.
 
Fans of The Worst Case Scenario books and Schott’s Original Miscellany will revel in this latest addition to the reference shelf. But don’t let it make you fret too much—research shows that worrying about your health quadruples your chances of an early death.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452286887
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/25/2005
Pages:
206
Sales rank:
1,254,997
Product dimensions:
4.58(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.64(d)

Related Subjects

Meet the Author

John Naish is a health journalist for The Times (London).  He is a t’ai chi–practicing vegetarian who loves rock and rides fast motorcycles.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >