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Rather Google your illness than visit the Doctor? We’ve got some good news.

If you wake up feeling a bit unwell, chances are your first port of call is to Google your symptoms, not ring your local GP.

Research has shown that many of us turn to the Internet to diagnose our mystery illnesses, with millions of Google searchs each day are related to medical symptoms. For those well versed in the practice of panic-Googling our ailments, the range of results is enough to turn the most rational human into a raging hypochondriac. Luckily for ill people everywhere, Google has announced a new health symptom checker that claims it gives you medically accurate information.