This Book May Save Your Life

This Book May Save Your Life

Everyday Health Hacks to Worry Less and Live Better

Summary

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The hilarious, myth-busting survival guide to the human body from TikTok's favourite General Surgeon.

Though the odds are stacked against us, the human body has an extraordinary tendency to survive. Here, Dr Karan Rajan explains the weird and wonderful bodily functions that keep us going, and offers practical advice to help you thrive.

Full of everyday health hacks to worry less and live better, This Book May Save Your Life will teach you:

HOW TO SLEEP BETTER WITH THE 10-3-2-1 TRICK

THE DANGERS OF PLUCKING YOUR NOSE HAIRS

WHAT YOUR FINGERNAILS SAY ABOUT YOUR HEALTH

HOW AN OILY SCALP IS GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

AND WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER HOLD IN A FART

©2023 Dr Karan Rajan (P)2023 Penguin Audio

About the author

Dr Karan Rajan

Dr Karan Rajan is an NHS surgeon and one of the biggest health & science creators on social media. Since 2020 he has amassed over 7 million followers across Tiktok, YouTube, Instagram & Facebook with his refreshingly frank medical myth-busting and health advice videos which combine education, entertainment and generous servings of dark humour.

Dr Rajan has been featured on BBC Morning Live, Good Morning Britain, BBC News, Sky News and national radio, with coverage in the Guardian, Independent, Washington Post, New York Post, Metro, Sun, LADBible and the Daily Mail as well as several other international online news outlets . A former weekly health columnist for Mail+, Dr Rajan was also a co-presenter on BBC Two's six-part series Your Body Uncovered. Over the past few years as well as being a regular advocate of health promotion on behalf of the NHS & the U.K. government he has also worked closely with the UN, the WHO & the British Red Cross in an ambassadorial capacity.

In addition to his roles on social media he is a senior clinical lecturer at the University of Sunderland Medical School and formerly at Imperial College London. He brings his passion for education, health & science to life in speaking engagements and has delivered key note speeches and talks at Oxford University, Imperial College London, Birmingham University, Uber, Peloton, Tiktok and General Electric.
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