This Book May Save Your Life

Everyday Health Hacks to Worry Less and Live Better

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Pub Date 09 Jan 2024 | Archive Date 30 Apr 2024
Rodale Inc., Rodale Books

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#1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER • A hilarious, myth-busting survival guide that explains the weird and wonderful bodily functions that keep us alive—and how to make them work better for longer—from TikTok's favorite doctor, “the go-to expert for a generation” (The Telegraph)

“Dr. Karan Rajan reveals his health hacks that may save your life. . . . In a world of charlatans and social media snake-oil salesmen, he provides a voice of reason.”—Mail on Sunday
Your body is incredible, but it’s also out to destroy you. Your brain is like an early computer operating system, riddled with bad code, slow to load, and more likely to watch cat memes than go to sleep. You’d be a mess without your skeleton, but it can be a bony cage if you’re tortured by backaches, niggling neck pain, and knee joints that crumble under pressure. And your nose is a design disaster, getting blocked, springing leaks, and growing random tufts of hair.

You are the sum total of a lot of mistakes, trials, and errors, and you have to learn to live with them as best you can. That’s where this book comes in. Here’s everything you need to know to slow the inevitable decay that’s plagued your body from the moment of your birth.
You will:

• Enjoy the most epic and efficient dump of your existence
• Optimize brain efficiency by putting an end to multitasking
• Give your breath a sniff test to assess your health
• Start treating your eye socket dumplings with the respect they deserve

Here’s how to keep all your organs living in peaceful harmony so that you can enjoy a better, longer, healthier life.
#1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER • A hilarious, myth-busting survival guide that explains the weird and wonderful bodily functions that keep us alive—and how to make them work better for longer—from...

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This Book may Save Your Life by Dr. Karan Rajan is a well-done compilation about how the body works and suggestions of how to keep everything moving smoothly. It very neatly moves on from one area of the body to another, and it's all pulled together in his conversational style.

Part of the draw is the Doctor's personal awe, appreciation and even at times puzzlement why things work or don't work as they do. While many books like this can come across as a boring, long-winded lecture, Dr. Rajan pulls the reader in, and it feels like you are going on an intriguing journey with him.

5 Stars.

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The book is packed with fascinating insights and health tips, all grounded in Dr. Karan's years of experience working on hospital wards. What sets this book apart is its ability to demystify complex medical concepts and present them in a relatable and humorous manner. Dr. Karan's writing is approachable, making it easy for readers of all backgrounds to understand and appreciate the wonders of the human body.

Throughout the book, Dr. Karan covers a wide range of topics, from the dangers of plucking nose hairs to the importance of not holding in a fart. He provides practical advice for everyday life, such as tapping into natural reflexes to combat stress and managing pain through simple mind tricks. These insights are not only useful but also delivered with a healthy dose of humor, making the book an enjoyable read.

One of the book's strengths is its ability to debunk common myths and misconceptions about health and the human body. Dr. Karan separates fact from fiction, offering evidence-based information that empowers readers to make informed decisions about their health.

Additionally, the book is filled with relatable anecdotes and stories from Dr. Karan's experiences in the medical field, which add a personal touch to the narrative. These stories provide a glimpse into the challenges and triumphs of medical professionals and highlight the resilience of the human body.

"This Book May Save Your Life" is a delightful blend of humor, science, and practical advice that will leave readers both entertained and better informed about their bodies. Dr. Karan's passion for demystifying the complexities of human biology shines through, and his book serves as a friendly and accessible guide to understanding and caring for our remarkable bodies.

I highly recommend "This Book May Save Your Life" to anyone interested in health, wellness, and the fascinating intricacies of the human body. Dr. Karan Rajan's witty and informative approach makes learning about our bodies an enjoyable and enlightening experience.

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