What Does Your Birth Month Say About Your Health?
What month you were born in can say a lot about what type of health issues you could have.
Most people probably read the headline and say, "Oh, now that's hilarious. There is no way that is related." Well, think again. New scientific studies from Columbia University say that there is a corrilation.
Depending on what month you are born puts you at higher risk of certain ailments and chronic diseases. Here is all the science-y stuff:
Now let us get to the goods. What can you expect? Cosmopolitan put together a handy list from the Journal of American Medical Informatics Association that details what your birth month says about your health.
- high blood pressure
- heart disease
- malignant lung/bronchus tumors
- irregular heartbeat
- heart disease and circulatory issues
- chest pain
- heart issues
- chest pain
- eye infections
- respiratory infections
- ear infections
- fever and vomiting
- adjustment and psycho-social disorders
- complications in pregnancy and childbirth
- lung and respiratory infections
- sore throat
- viral infections
- insect bites
- perineal tears during delivery
- heavy periods
- stomach issues
- postpartum depression
- viral disease
- colon issues
- difficulty getting pregnant/carrying to full-term
- pain killer dependency
- vaginal issues
- learning difficulties
Of course other factors such as diet, exercise, environment, play into actual results.
Does this ring any truth? I don't know, but I'm happy I was born in May!