Medical Astrology is an age old practice of determining health concerns and ailments you are most susceptible to according to your birth month. Knowing these ailments can not only help you identify but also prevent them in a proactive manner.
Whether you believe in zodiac signs affecting your identity, personality, destiny and health or not, it can be interesting to know what believers believe. Here’s what your zodiac sign says about your health.
Aries (March 21-April 19)
Problem Areas: Head and Brain
More often than not, your brain is working in overdrive. The result – headaches, teeth grinding, irritability and excessive stress.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
Problem Areas: Neck, Ears, Throat
An underactive thyroid, frequent sore throats and earaches all resonate with the Taurean. On the upside, they’re pretty decent singers and musicians.
Gemini (May 22-June 21)
Problem Areas: Limbs, Respiratory System
If you’re a Gemini, you’ve a lot to deal with, healthwise. Hay fever, common cold, viral, insomnia, nervous exhaustion, anxiety and neckaches are all just waiting to happen.
Cancer (June 22-July 22)
Problem Areas: Stomach and Digestive System
This sun sign is prone to depression and anger outbursts. This causes acid reflux, overeating, obesity and intestinal ailments.
Leo (July 23 – August 22)
Problem Areas: Heart and Blood
Being a Leo, you’re naturally inclined towards leadership and are authoritative. Unfortunately, you’re also cosmically inclined towards heart disease, lethargy and back problems. Aim for good heart health to steer clear of serious problems.
Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
Problem Areas: Abdomen and Intestines
Virgos usually have poor food choices and often suffer from eating disorders, irritable bowel syndrome and ulcers. You probably also struggle with too much or too little weight.
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Problem Areas: Kidneys and Skin
As a Libran, you’ve probably had a few skin problems from time to time due to sensitivity and dryness. Apart from that, you’re also at risk of kidney or bladder inflammation.
Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
Problem Areas: Reproductive System and Hormones
Scorpions generally have issues with sex hormones and organs. Diabetes, irregular menstruation, bladder infections, and sexually transmitted diseases are the most notable ailments.
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
Problem Areas: Hips, Thighs, Sciatic Nerves, Vision
Sagittarians are an impulsive, restless lot which makes them prone to accidents. As a Sagittarian, you should be concerned about body aches (refer to problem areas) and impaired vision.
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
Problem Areas: Joints
Capricorns are literally weak in the knees. Being hard workers, they end up stressing out their joints, especially knees, and are prone to aches and broken bones.
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
Problem Areas: Ankles and Circulation
Being born under this sign can cause weak limbs and impaired blood circulation. This results in painful ankles, varicose veins, and arthritis.
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
Problem Areas: Nervous System and Feet
The Pisces is prone to such conditions as bunions, corns, athlete’s foot, weak immune systems, anxiety and depression.
Remember, prevention is always better than cure. With these little insights, you can take better care of yourself and live a healthy, full life. And the next time you’re under the weather, you can blame it on the stars!
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