What Your Astrological Sign Can Tell You About Your Health

See what your astrology sign reveals about your health.

What Your Astrological Sign Can Tell You About Your Health

For centuries, we have used astrological signs to better understand elements of our personality and partially account for the way we interact with the outside word. When we first meet someone, we may notice their "Capricorn determination" or "Taurus stability," but astrological signs may reveal a lot more about our health. Many astrologers have linked the image of the Vitruvian man with the zodiac cycle to indicate which sign governs over specific parts of the body. According to Rebecca Gordon, an astrologer and author of "Your Body and the Stars," your astrological sign can help pinpoint distinct regions where you might experience health problems.

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Aries: Head of the Ram

People that fall under the Aries sign are known for being resourceful, assertive, and headstrong. An Aries can tend to “ram or dive in to things head first.” When an Aries feels blocked, this pent-up energy may appear in the form of migraines, sinus issues, or even jaw tension.

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What to Do When Your Partner Sleep Talks & You Really Need Some Rest

Sleep talking is both common and almost always harmless... to the person doing the talking.

Q: My partner has started talking in his sleep — a lot. Is it a sign of anxiety or something physically wrong? It's ruining my sleep and it can't be good for his sleep. How can I help him stop?

A: Sleep talking is both common and almost always harmless... to the person doing the talking. It may be expressed in incoherent mumbles or be clear as a bell, and it can be related to dreams or simply come from thoughts floating through a sleeping brain. The talkers usually have no idea it's going on and their sleep is not disturbed by it. A study in the journal Sleep Medicine found that around 66% of people have experienced sleep talking —but it isn't something that is frequent or persistent.

Is Sleep Talking Bad for My Health?

Sleep talking is not considered a health risk, but there are sleep disturbances that are linked to long-term health problems, such as mood disorders, cognition problems, heart disease, diabetes and even colorectal cancer. Sleep talking is also distinct from other conditions that trigger vocalization during sleep, such as catathrenia, a breathing disorder that causes audible groaning, and REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD), in which a person physically acts out a dream. Those conditions should be treated by a sleep specialist.

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