Ketsueki-gata. It’s a term that may once have only been familiar to phlebotomists and vampires. But since the 1930s, ketsueki-gata has become a popular means of analyzing a person’s personality based on their blood type, thanks to Japanese professor Tokeji Furukawa. While there is no scientific proof tying blood types to personality types, Furukawa’s claims have been embraced in Japanese culture—much like astrology has been accepted in the U.S.
Though you’re not likely to ever study the blood-related personality types in a health science degree program, it is fun to decide for yourself whether ketsueki-gata principles apply to you. Here is a quick look at the pros and cons of our own hemoglobin, according to Western medicine and ketsueki-gata.
Health Implications Associated With Blood Types
Personalities Associated With Blood Types
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