You have probably have heard that it might be bad to look up symptoms online because it can make you just to extreme consequences. There is now a study proving it might actually be a good thing!
Of course, it's never a good idea to diagnose yourself with what you find on this or that website, but a new study suggests that searching our medical symptoms before heading to the doc can actually be a good thing.
Going in to a doctor's appointment more informed is actually a good thing because it will make you ask more questions and be able to get a better informed result. But again it is better to go to the doctor than diagnose yourself.