Who doesn't want to have a hale & hearty life? health is very much astrologically influenced. Each of the planet represents electromotive forces, which vary in the amount of their energy based on the date, time and place of birth. Thus astrological influences are responsible for mental and physical health. Each planet has ruled a the particular part of the body, stated as follows:

Aries (20 March-20 April) - The illness and health problems might include fevers, eye problems and skin complaints, weight gain when slowing down with age.

Taurus (21 April-21 May) - They might get throat problems occasionally leading to soreness and respiratory ailments.

Gemini (22 May-21 June) -Being mostly active, their mobility might put a strain on their nervous system and insomnia could result. Respiratory problems might be a problem occasionally as well as arthritis in the hands and shoulders.

Cancer (22 June-22 July) - Their sensitive nature can sometimes upset the emotions and digestive problems may be the result.

Leo (23 July-20 August) - They are not easily succumbing to illness. Heart and back problems are associated with this sign.

Virgo (21 August-22 September) - They are known to suffer with abdominal or constipation problems. They also tire easily - probably from overwork.

Libra (22 October-23 November) - This refers to the body's need to maintain a constant internal equilibrium to stay healthy. The kidneys take on this task, helping to remove the toxins. Lower back pain may be a problem if the kidneys are congested.

Scorpio (22 October-23November) - The urinary system and the reproductive system is ruled by

Sagittarius (24 November-21 December) - Sagittarius rules the hips and thighs, which are responsible for movement. The sciatic nerve, the longest nerve running down the nether region of the body is linked to Sagittarius.

Capricorn (22 December-20 January) - They rule the skeletal system. So suffering from aches and pains of the bones and such things as arthritis and sprains might be the Capricorn's lot occasionally.

Aquarius (21 January- 20 February) - They rule the ankles and calves which can sometimes become swollen and might suffer from varicose veins as well.

Pisces (21 February-19 March) - They are sensitive and soak up the emotions around them and have to be careful to avoid negative situations. Experience tells them how to look after themselves. They also suffer with their feet and need a herbal tonic that will revive their aches and pains.