How Medical Research Online Causes Anxiety


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Studies have shown that researching health and medical information is one of the most popular online activities. 93 million or 80% of Americans, searched for health-related concerns online in 2018, according to Pew Internet & American Life Project. That’s a leap from 62 percent of those researching health topics online in 2001. Unfortunately, online health researches can lead to unnecessary anxiety and frustration. In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause discusses how to get the most out of your online health researches and how to present the information you’ve found to your doctor.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How Google doctoring causes unnecessary anxiety
  • Why you should bring up online research information to your doctor
  • How online health information can be misleading
  • Why advocating for your health via online research is important

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