Broken Britons: How average person suffers 9,672 ailments in a lifetime
We suffer 11 headaches and six tummy bugs every year. From headaches to bad backs and tummy bugs, sickly Brits experience 124 incidents of ill health every year.
They can also expect to endure at least three sore throats, four cases of heartburn and four cricked necks every 12 months.
Additionally they will suffer five cuts, five cramps and six upset stomachs meaning they will be in some sort of pain almost once every three days.
The tally emerged following a study of 2,000 people, by the Benenden Healthcare Society ...Full piece, Mail, 23/05/12.