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Astrology and Health

By: Libby Pelham BA - Updated: 23 Sep 2012 | comments*Discuss
 
Aries Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo

We all know that astrology can help us many ways emotionally. But did you also know that astrology could assist in your physical wellbeing? Each of the signs has particular areas of the body that they rule. If you know what your problem areas are, you can take precautions to stop the ailments before they start, or at least know your weak areas so you can treat illnesses in a timely fashion.

Your Signs

The following is a list of the signs and the parts of the body each rules:

Aries: rules the head, including the brain, nerves, carotid arteries, the cranium, jaw and facial bones. People born under the Sign Of Aries often suffer from head ailments, such as headaches, migraines, sinusitis, tooth infections, and even baldness. Aries may also experience birthmarks on the face, blemishes and pimples, develop Alzheimer’s, dyslexia, or speech impediments.

Taurus: rules the throat, neck, ears, and lower jaw, as well as the thyroid glands, pharynx, larynx, jugular vein, tonsils, Eustachian tubes, and cervical ganglia. People born under the Sign Of Taurus may notice they have problems with stiff necks, sore throats, and earaches. They may also suffer from adenoids, tonsillitis, backaches, colour blindness, ear disorders, and nasal polyps.

Gemini: rules the shoulders and upper arms, as well the lungs, the collar bone, the shoulder blade, and the humerus bone. Those born under the Sign Of Gemini may experience asthma, anaemia, other respiratory problems, nervous disorders, stiff shoulders, hay fever, tuberculosis, and pleurisy. Geminis are prone to injuries to their arms and fingers.

Cancer: rules the breasts, epigastric region, and the elbows, as well as the stomach, digestive organs, upper lobe of the liver, thoracic duct, pancreas, blood serum, and womb. People born under the Sign Of Cancer may find they suffer from indigestion, stomach ulcers, flatulence, jaundice, liver torpidity, and mammary ailments. They may also be anaemic, experience swollen feet, and suffer from obesity.

Leo: rules the heart, spinal cord, liver metabolism, spleen, pulmonary arteries and aorta, superior and inferior vena cava, the back, and forearms. Those born under the Sign Of Leo are subject to blood clots (which bring on a heart attack), nervous tension that causes heart palpitations, fevers, pericarditis, rheumatic heart disease, spinal disorders, and backaches.

Virgo: rules the abdominal region, large and small intestines, solar plexus, lower lobes of the liver, pancreas, portal veins, hands, nails, and carpal bones. People born under the Sign Of Virgo may find they suffer from problems with intestines, constipation, colitis, diarrhoea, peritonitis, dysentery, diabetes, and food allergies.

Libra: rules the excretory functions through the kidneys and skin, the lumbar regions, buttocks, adrenals and vasomotor system, kidneys, lower back, and ovaries. Those born under the Sign Of Libra often suffer from kidney disease, uremia, polyuria, kidney stones, oedema, lower back pain, and arteriosclerosis.

Scorpio: rules the nose and nasal bones, the pubic area, and genitalia. Scorpio can also influence the thyroid glands, liver, uterus, and sweat glands. Those born under the Sign of Scorpio may find they have problems with headaches, painful and irregular menstruation, ovarian ailments, diarrhoea, bladder problems, obesity, diabetes, and genital infections.

Sagittarius: rules the hips, thighs, sciatic nerve, iliac arteries and veins. It can also influence the liver, lungs, motor nerves, and muscles in general. People born under the Sign Of Sagittarius may find they experience problems with their hips and thighs, as well as rheumatism, spinal disorders, sciatica, bronchitis, and tuberculosis.

Capricorn: rules the joints (especially those of the knees), hair, teeth, skin, the skeleton, bones, and patella. Those born under the Sign Of Capricorn are subject to poor metabolism, constipation, poor digestion, baldness, obesity, knee problems, and rheumatism. They may also be likely to catch colds more frequently than others, suffer from weak vision, and skin problems.

Aquarius: rules the ankles, bones of the lower limbs, blood, and circulation. People born under the Sign Of Aquarius may find they are prone to varicose veins, hypertension, heart problems, cramps, allergies, swelling of the feet and ankles, lymphatic stasis, and venous disorders. They may also suffer from nervous disorders and sensitivity.

Pisces: rules the feet, toes, lymphatic system, and the glands in general. Those born under the Sign Of Pisces may find they suffer from allergic reactions to medication, overeating, alcoholism, oedema, sores, ulcers, insomnia, corns, and bunions. They may also have a tendency to catch pneumonia.

By knowing what health areas you may be susceptible to based on your astrological sign, you may be able to prevent certain illnesses and ailments or at least catch them in time to keep them from becoming worse.

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