Googling medical symptoms is NOT good for your sanity

We all know that one person that is always dying...from a headache!!

November 11, 2019

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We all have that one friend or family member that is constantly on the brink of death but not really!  They wake up in the morning not feeling great, either with a headache, a stuffy nose or a random pain in their pinky toe, wondering what the symptoms they are experiencing mean.  And then they make a BIG MISTAKE......They google 'em and convince themselves that they have some rare illness that starts with a simple headache!  The internet will take the simplest of ailments and make you think you died 7 days ago!! 

The accuracy of this is spot on.......

If you know someone like that you might think they are a rare breed but sadly, THEY AREN'T!!  According to a new RIDICULOUS survey,  Americans actually convince themselves that they have a serious disease after turning to the internet to self-diagnose their symptoms.  I mean, we've all done at some point but the weight you put on the accuracy of the diagnosis, should be very low but unfortunately it's not!

Two in five Americans have falsely convinced themselves that they had a serious disease after googling their symptoms.  

This survey (2000 people) found that 43% have looked up their symptoms and ended up believing that they had a much more serious illness than in actuality.   BUT THERE'S MORE......65% said they have used the internet to self diagnose themselves and 74% of those who have self-diagnosed said that googling their symptoms made them worry more about their health.  YEAH NO DUH!!!!  

Here's a diagnosis.....THE HEADACHE YOU HAVE IS FROM THE MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF BOOZE YOU CONSUMED THE NIGHT BEFORE!!!.....YOU DON'T HAVE THE EBOLA VIRUS.......stop it!!!!

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