5 Gift Ideas for the Hypochondriac in Your Life

Everyone has that certain someone in their life who goes through worrying about illnesses like seasonal fashion trends. But, it might not be all for attention or show. Some sensitive souls really are worried about their health. Even though between you and the family doctor it’s quite obvious they’re absolutely fine, hypochondriacs don’t see it that way.


Every day is a battle to not catch a disease they didn’t know about until five minutes ago. If you happen to love a hypochondriac, it could be tempting to tease them about their condition. Instead, express your appreciation for all that they bring to your life with these awesome Christmas gifts for your hypochondriac friend.

Gifts for Hypochondriacs: Giant Plush Microbe

A Giant Microbe Toy

Though germs can be scary, a plushy from Giant Microbes will help put a far more entertaining spin on getting sick. Give your hypochondriac friend, family member or significant other cute versions of the flu, cough or common cold.

Gifts for Hypochondriacs: Optimus Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier

Optimus U-31002 Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier

A quality humidifier is near the top of the “must-have” lists of most hypochondriacs because they are good for alleviating various seasonal ailments and allergies. The Optimus U-31002 produces cool mist and is whisper quiet. There are no filters to constantly replace and it even comes with a built-in night light.

Gifts for Hypochondriacs: Worst Pills, Best Pills Book

Worst Pills, Best Pills Book

This is the next best gift for hypochonriacs. The title alone will ensure that the person you’re shopping for will definitely read Worst Pills, Best Pills: A Consumer’s Guide to Preventing Drug-Induced Death and Illness. Since this will likely be the case, be sure you make note of where you got it in case they want to buy a new copy. In fact, it may be a good idea to buy two copies.

Gifts for Hypochondriacs: Waterpik Complete Oral Care System

Waterpik WP-900 Complete Oral Care System

The human mouth is something of an ecosystem filled with all sorts of tiny living creatures. All the more reason for the hypochondriac in your life to try and eliminate all the microscopic threats as thoroughly as possible. Help them out by getting the Waterpik WP-900 Water Flosser and Sonic Toothbrush Complete Care System to tide your loved one over between dental checkups.

Gifts for Hypochondriacs: GermGuardian


There are few gifts out there as good for someone afraid of germs as one that promises to remove 98% of airborne viruses, bacteria, and mold spores. In addition to killing germs, the GermGuardian is great for getting rid of unpleasant odors in the air.

Send gifts like these to someone prone to hypochondria and you may find them gratefully professing to be forever in your debt. Especially if the gifts allow them to feel a little less like a germaphobe and better able to enjoy being out and about.

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