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Autism and barometric pressure

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
Wound care 39 years experience
No: The vestibular apparatus, the nerves in the middle ear, do not change their function with changes in atmospheric pressure. However when rapid changes ... Read More
Dr. Afshine Emrani
Cardiology 29 years experience
Yes: Barometric pressure can directly affect the pressure in the middle ear which can then trigger vertigo attacks.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 69 years experience
See below: Any person with chronic pain where there is inflammatory fluid produced can experience pain when this fluid expands and contracts with changes in baro... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 35 years experience
Be vigilant: This is common. Some migraineurs would make great weatherpeople; they can predict a cold front 3 days in advance without any silly Doppler radar. Main... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Barometric Pressure: When we had typhoons in Japan and the barometric pressure dropped - a number of women who were late in their pregnancies went into labor.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
What do you mean?: What happens, under what circumstances, and when does it happen? Barometric pressure changes all the time. You can't do anything about that. But if... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
Briefly..: It is the "weight" of our atmosphere at the elevation it is measured and is affected by temperature, which causes wind, which further changes pressure... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Many: The are variable from ear ache. Allergy symptoms, headache, confusion, shortness of breath...Most are not serious like maybe a change in travel plans.... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Oxygen therapy: plus progressive relaxation/meditation: check out head space app for mobile and PC, Ask your physician for a hand held cannister of O2. Practice medit... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Lyme disease can cause just about any symptom known to man, including sensitivity to changes in barometric pressure. Western medicine has little if an... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: Rapid drop in barometric pressure is associated with a slightly higher incidence of nosebleeds, although the more important factor is the dryness of t... Read More