This planet in as per astrology signifiesstronger desires,inspiration, and will-power to undertake risks, self-confidence, ego and quick actions. It is ruled by Mangal Deva, the celestial god of war as mentioned in the Vedas. It is connected with Aries (Mesha) and Scorpio (Vrishchika). Due to its red color, the planet is regarded as the furious and masculine. It activates fights, competitions and command.
Since it is also the ruler of passionate qualities, the diseases related to the same such as anorexia, addictions, hypertension (high blood pressure), inflammatory conditions and burns are bound to happen. Negative effects of Mars Dosh reduce after the age of 28 and hence Mangliks are advised to marry late.