Can your blood type affect your health?
Updated: Nov 12, 2021
Humans have four different blood types – eight if you count Rh Positive and Negative. And according to a recent Swedish study, there are links between blood types and diseases. When researchers at Stockholm’s Karolinska Institute analyzed health data from more than 5 million people, they identified 49 diseases linked to blood types and one associated with the Rh factor. Links between type A and more blood clots, for example, between type O and bleeding disorders, and between type B and a lower risk of kidney stones. This is just the latest of many studies investigating links between blood types and health conditions. Of course, correlation doesn’t necessarily mean causation, and explanations for most of these links remain theoretical: Read more ...
by Cameron OglesbySeptember 03, 2021