Ask Dr. Google: The most googled health questions in 2018

At the first sign of symptoms, one of the first places I turn is to Google. Of course without any medical training, my anxiety driven internet searches convince me that I have a serious illness. There are a lot of folks like me that turn to Google for health information. Here are some of the most googled medical questions from 2018:

doctor pointing at tablet laptop Google googled questions 2018

According to CNN, the most googled health questions in 2018 were:

  1. What is the keto diet?
  2. What is ALS disease?
  3. What is endometriosis?
  4. How long does weed stay in your urine?
  5. How long does the flu last?
  6. How long is the flu contagious?
  7. When does implantation bleeding occur?
  8. Why am I always tired?
  9. What does heartburn feel like?
  10. What causes high blood pressure?

I linked to a few helpful resources above. Wellness goals are common New Year Resolutions! I have a few this year too – thanks to all the sweet and rich foods over the holidays. For me, it’ll be getting back to an appropriate macro balance and slimming down a bit. That will probably mean adding more cardio – yuck – to my workouts.

What are your fitness or wellness resolutions for 2019?


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