It flows through our veins and arteries keeping every cell in our bodies alive, and yet we never think about our blood or blood type, even less about how it relates to our personalities.
Every blood type has an incredible impact on each and every person, including their personality and wellbeing.
Long ago, Japanese people believed that one’s blood type had a direct impact on their personality and abilities in different areas.
Years later in 1970, their belief came out to be true thanks to the work of Masahiko Nomi, a Japanese researcher who advocated the idea of an influence of blood type on personality.
Today, kindergartens in Japan group their kids by blood type and have distinctly different education plans for each.
What Your Blood Type Says About Your Personality
Blood Type A
People with blood type A always put others first. They are good listeners and make for great friends. However, they lack expressing their emotions – they’d rather bottle things up and run to the needs of others. With time, this can lead to problems like anxiety and depression.
Type A individuals make great accountants, librarians, attorneys, economists and writers. They are also most compatible to love each other with type A individuals or AB ones.
Blood Type B
People with blood type B are what you’d call friendly and sociable. Similar to type A, these people make for great friends and listeners – but not at their own expense. Instead, they have no problem expressing their own emotions and putting themselves first when needed.
People with type B blood are also highly tuned to body language, and can read other people very intuitively. Because of these features, they make for great detectives, psychiatrists and journalists.
In love, they get along well with blood type A, or AB.
Blood Type AB
This blood type is considered to be the rarest and most spiritual of all. People with blood type AB are also very rational and level-headed. Planning and organizing is what they do.
These individuals tend to over-produce hormones like adrenalin, which leads to very high and intense moods. They are good at public relations as well as managerial and educational positions. In love, they get along with all blood types.
Blood Type O
Blood type O is the most common blood type. Individuals with this blood type crave power. Competition is what runs through their veins, and they tend to focus more on making progress than making friends. Because of this, they make for great leaders.
Within each blood type, there is a smaller subset known as Rh-negative. Only about 15% of the population in the United States has Rh-negative blood. For those who are Rh-negative, many of the characteristics of your primary blood type will apply, including a few extra.
For example, individuals with Rh-negative have a higher IQ than average as well as strong emphatic qualities.
5 More Things You Should Know About Your Blood Type
A number of studies have also shown that the blood type not affects one’s personality, but also their nutrition and susceptibility to different diseases.
1. Risk of Alcoholism
According to a research, people with blood type A are inclined to alcoholism because of the antigens in their immune system which respond to alcoholism differently than people with other blood types.
2. Attractive to mosquitoes
People with blood type O are more “attractive” to mosquitos than the rest. Anyway, the good news is that they have less chance of getting malaria – a disease that’s transmitted through mosquitos.
3. Bacteria in the Digestive System
We all know the importance of probiotics – microorganisms that live in our digestive system, as well as their impact on our health. Research has shown that the presence of this bacteria in our bowels depends on the blood type, so we should make sure to stick to an appropriate food regimen.
4. Reaction to Stress
A number of studies have shown that the stress hormone cortisol is connected to many things, one of which is faster aging to affinities towards fast food. Increased excretion of this hormone on the long run can be deadly, especially for people with blood type O.
5. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
People with blood type A suffer from this condition. A recent study conducted in Japan has shown that the best word to use to describe the people with A blood type is “persistent, but not just any kind. Decisiveness, stability, and persistence against frustrations and exhaustion, which makes them inclined to this disorder.