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.

January: 

  • high blood pressure
  • heart disease

February:

  • malignant lung/bronchus tumors
  • choking

March:

  • irregular heartbeat
  • heart disease and circulatory issues

April:

  • chest pain
  • heart issues

May: 

  • none

June:

  • chest pain
  • asthma

July: 

  • none

August: 

  • eye infections

September:

  • respiratory infections
  • ear infections
  • fever and vomiting
  • asthma
  • adjustment and psycho-social disorders
  • complications in pregnancy and childbirth

October:

  • lung and respiratory infections
  • sore throat
  • viral infections
  • insect bites
  • perineal tears during delivery
  • nearsightedness/farsightedness
  • heavy periods
  • stomach issues
  • postpartum depression

November:

  • viral disease
  • ADHD
  • colon issues
  • difficulty getting pregnant/carrying to full-term
  • pain killer dependency
  • vaginal issues
  • diarrhea
  • tonsillitis
  • learning difficulties

December:

  • bruising

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!