Believe it or not, your blood type matters – and not just because you might need to give blood or receive a blood transfusion someday.
The blood type is determined by the absence or presence of A and B antigens, and the presence or absence of the Rh factor, a protein.
There are eight different blood types according to The American Red Cross – A+, A-, B+, B-, AB+, AB-, O+, or O-, and the truth is that the antigens can do much more than determining your blood type – they can increase the risk of you developing certain health problems.
If you know about them, you can always do your best to prevent them. So here are nine secrets your blood type can reveal about you.