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Is It Possible To Predict Rain Or Bad Weather With Joint Pain
Probably not: This answer may generate controversy. Many of my patients absolutely swear that they can predict the weather based on their joint symptoms, and there may be something to it. The explanation usually revolves around changes in barometric pressure. However, in the limited scientific studies available patients couldn't predict the weather based on their joint symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pressure: One leading theory points to changes in air pressure. Although many people say that their pain worsens with damp, rainy weather, research has shown that it's not the cold, wind, rain, or snow. The thing that affects people most is barometric pressure. ...Read more
Is possible that you have lupus even if your only symptom is bilateral joint pain?Esp in morning and in cold weather?
It is not a myth. Falling barometric pressure (usually indicating rain) will increase joint pain! is it why my joints hurts ? I have RA !
You are correct: You are correct. It is not a myth. Joseph hollander, md proved that in the early 1960s using a climate chamber. No one is sure of the exact mechanism but it may have to do with delayed ability to equalize pressure inside the joint to the outside barometric pressure as the outside pressure falls. ...Read more
I'm am 22.Since the cold weather hit I've been experiencing joint pain also body aches legs arms etc.also joint pain tender to touch.what can it be?
Joint aches and cold: It may be related to the change in barometric pressure - as the pressure drops in anticipation of bad weather your joints - actually the capsules around the joints swell - causing pain. check out http://wtop.com/news/2013/11/cold-weather-exacerbates-a-bodys-aches-and-pains/ just try to stay warm. ...Read more
When i was 15 I have joint pain in both of shoulder, knee, wrist, hand esp in morning aftr wkng up and in cold weather.Now my hand is dform.Is jra or sle?
Check out these: Interesting links.Take care! http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=52133. http://www.m.webmd.com/pain-management/features/weather_and_pain.Get a more detailed answer ›
relationship?: If the pain is limited only to the joints, then very unlikely. Effects of bad circulation would be seen at the farthest point away from the circulation such as the toes and feet. Bad circulation would not present in the middle of an extremity. Based on your age, are more likely diagnosis would be arthritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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