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The present study aimed to impact of social media on health: a study on health seeking behaviour of women in Kannur district. The social media to take care of health in their socio economic. Health seeking behaviour uis complex and multi dimensional process that includes. Health is the use of social media and other technological innovation of useful health information behaviour to the public, increases awareness of specific aspects of health. 50 samples were selected from health seeking behaviour of women in Kannur district by using simple random sampling method. Questionnaire method was used more to collect the necessary data. The statistical test used for F-test and correlation test.  To access the social media on health seeking behaviour of women based on demographic variable. To identify the level of social media and health seeking behaviour of the respondents. Result shows that respondents differ in their level of social media and health seeking behaviour of women based on education. Analysis. Also, the majority of them below 30 years of age group have high level of social media on health seeking behaviour of women. So, the types of social media respondents have high level of Facebook. Result indicates that there is a significant relationship between social media and health seeking behaviour. Therefore, it is concluded that social media spread awareness about health. Media is a vital tool for health seeking behaviour. Facebook is high awareness of social media is the most important for the health seeking behaviour. Social Media is having great impact on the health seeking behaviour an individual. Benefits of health seeking behaviour on social media, in addition to filling a need for health information, include the social and emotional support health consumers gain from peer-to peer interactions.   

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Maya Raveendran, & Dr. Kirubakaran Samuel. (2019). Imapct of Social Media on Health: A Study on Health Seeking Behaviour of Women in Kannur District . History Research Journal, 5(6), 530-540. Retrieved from https://historyresearchjournal.com/index.php/hrj/article/view/11591