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A hypochondriac went to a doctor and burst into tears. "I'm certain I've got liver disease, and I'm going to die from it." "That's ridiculous," said the doctor. "You wouldn't even know if you had liver disease or not. There's no discomfort of any kind with that ailment." "That's right!" said the hypochondriac. "And those are my exact symptoms!"
Fear causes sickness - Num 22:3 And Moab was exceedingly afraid of the people because they were many, and Moab was sick with dread because of the children of Israel.
A patient goes to his doctor and says, "Doctor, I have a terrible problem. Every morning at 7am I have a bowel movement." "What's wrong with that?" asks the doctor. The patient says, "I never get up until 8am."
A patient went to her doctor about a weight-loss patch she'd seen advertised. "Apparently, you stick it on, and the kilos just fall off. Does it work?" she asked. "Sure," the doctor replied. "If you put it over your mouth."
A study of 1000 Israeli men with heart conditions found that those men who felt they were loved by wives had a 50 per cent reduction in their angina and cardiac disease.1