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Driac's Guide to Life And PDFEPUBhope that there is still time to kill the worms since you know that a headache is sometimes a sign of cysticercosis a parasitic disease in which the brain is invaded by the larva of the intestinal tapeworm Taenia solium which can grow to twenty feet long and has teethThe best reason to get. Weird going from a uiet book about uakerism to this crazy masterpiece full of unseemly bodily functions completely unwarranted panic and dark hilarity As a certified insurance card carrying member of the hypochondriac club Weingarten s irreverent approach to life and death and every failure disease malfunction in between made me laugh so hard my stomach began to hurt and I couldn t breathe Which in turn made me worry that said stomach ache and shortness of breath could be my brainskinlung cancer or cirrhosis or axillary hyperhidrosis acting up I immediately contacted my doctor as any responsible human being would but apparently severe laugh induced discomfort is not emergency enough to warrant a call to her cell phone at 1130pm OutrageousRegardless this book is a gem It s full of awesomely exaggerated and misleading reflections on all things physical health and sickness A lighthearted twist on an often difficult and irritating phenomenon generally referred to as completely neurotic costly ridiculous worry I believe that s in the DSM

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Are you a Guide to Kindle #210 hypochondriac Take this simple test You have a headache What The Hypochondriac's PDFEPUB or do you doTake an aspirinTake an aspirin but make sure your will is in Hypochondriac's Guide to MOBI #241 orderSwallow any household poison available Such as Clorox or Liuid Plumr in the faint Hypochon. Really funny until the book started going on about how fibromyalgia suffers were just sissies who faked a disease because they feel a little icky doody Maybe talk to someone who actually has the disease instead of mocking the support group that wouldn t let you sit in because they re sensitive about people calling them fakers which you did The same goes for the other diseases you hilariously called not real including mental illness in general The casual sexism and objectification of women was pretty annoying too

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A dog isA dog is a great friendA dog is a great source of goofy entertainment when you are not feeling wellA dog is a great food taster If he Hypochondriac's Guide to Life And PDFEPUBdoesn't die you're safeWhen you watch ER you are mostto the fear for one's soul terrifying humbling and in a strange sort of way comforting. Gene Weingarten is an amazingly talented writer If he wrote a stereo manual I m sure I would read it I read this book during my commute to and from work and I found myself smiling the entire time I read it It s on the short side so I was disappointed that it ended so uickly If you want to read a book that will make you smile and learn a little something at the same time this is the book for you


10 thoughts on “The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life And Death

  1. says:

    Really funny until the book started going on about how fibromyalgia suffers were just sissies who faked a disease because they feel a little icky doody Maybe talk to someone who actually has the disease instead of mocking the support group that wouldn't let you sit in because they're sensitive about people calling them fakers which you did? The same goes for the other diseases you hilariously called not real including mental illness in gen

  2. says:

    Hilarious frightening sexist extreme sometimes downright rude and all at the same time Weingarten offers no remedy for the suffering hypochondriac in his first book other than that he is one This is not a self help book but one could certainly use it to help themselves

  3. says:

    Amusing but sexist and dismissive of mental illness

  4. says:

    Weird going from a uiet book about uakerism to this crazy masterpiece full of unseemly bodily functions completely unwarranted panic and dark hilarity As a certified insurance card carrying member of the hypochondriac club Weingarten’s irreverent approach to life and death and every failure disease malfunction in between made me laugh so hard my stomach began to hurt and I couldn’t breathe Which in turn made me worry that said stomac

  5. says:

    Just so you know this book is HILARIOUS It's a non fiction I am assuming but it's also a humor And like practically all of it if I am remembering correctly is clean I really like this book and I am really glad that I bought it Definitely recommend it I want to go read it again just thinking about it I picked this up not because I am a hypochondriac but because the title caught my eye After reading the flip on the inside

  6. says:

    i am a hypochondriac and this book is one of the best books about hypochondria that i have ever read i often use it as a reference book it doesn't explain hypochondria or excuse it but it does acknowledge it and provide a pretty good list of some serious diseases that you may come down with if you are dedicated to your craft like did you know that hiccups could mean cancer? i love this book

  7. says:

    Gene Weingarten is an amazingly talented writer If he wrote a stereo manual I'm sure I would read it I read this book during my com

  8. says:

    I give this a 5 star review not only because it was extremely entertaining but because it really helped me realize that my constant thoughts of trying to figure out what is wrong with me are not near as bad as many It was a great uick

  9. says:

    Really witty cute and intelligent

  10. says:

    This book was so stupid I read about fifteen pages and it was a not funny and b unoriginal in its condescension But I should have known that

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