The most searched health issues on GoogleTweet
Data from Google has revealed the most searched health issues during 2013. Google gathers incredible data regarding worldwide searches on a never ending list of topics. There is an average 12.477 billion Google searches monthly and search statistics are an unbelievable insight into human interests.
This information is useful and interesting, especially if you are in the health industry or are interested in undertaking a first aid training or CPR course. Please see a doctor if you find yourself needing to search any of these health issues.
1. The Flu
The flu is a virus that most of us will have or experience in our lifetime. Younger and older persons are at a greater risk when contracting the flu.
The common cold is something most of us get each year especially in the colder months. A cold generally includes running nose, itchy eyes, sneezing, blocked sinuses and possibly a cough.
As a natural process it is no wonder labour is among the top searched health issues. Most pregnant women commonly search and read about labour.
Diarrhea affects many people around the world on a daily basis. It is a very common health issue and can be caused by a number of reasons.
Balance searches are generally related to dizziness and vertigo.
Diets have always been a popular subject and are expected to continue to generate search volume.
7. Back pain
In 2009, Chiropractors Association Queensland president Bronwyn McNamara stated that statics show about 80% of Australians experience disabling back pain during their lives.
In 2007 19.6 of the Australian population had at least one allergic disease. This number is expected to have grown over the years.
Rashes have many causes, severities and treatments.
Lupus is relatively common and affects about 1 in 1,000 people.