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Doctor insights on: Living In A Warm Climate

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Is their evidence that living in a warm moist climate can help chronic respiratory infection sufferers?

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Is their evidence that living in a warm moist climate can help chronic respiratory infection sufferers?

A little: I don't think there is any strong data that living in a warm moist climate helps chronic respiratory issues, but it makes sense from a symptom standpoint. In addition, COPD exacerbations occur most frequently from november to february, which are the colder, drier months. If you feel better living there, i'd say go ahead; there isn't a medical recommendation to relocate, however. ...Read more

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Keratosis pilaris on warm climates?

Keratosis pilaris on warm climates?

Does n't matter: People get pilaris in cold or warm climates. Some times shaving makes it worse. You can try apple cider vinegar, retin a, (tretinoin) local steroids/salicylic acid. ...Read more

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How come people who live in warm climates are happier than people who don't?

Said who?: Happiness is difficult to measure, but I suspect you are mistaken. People who live in cold climates such as the finns, swedish, russians, nepalese, swiss, and many others might disagree. ...Read more

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Will it help if I move to a warmer climate?

Why: Depends. Are you thinking of moving for a medical condition? ...Read more

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If you live in a warm climate, do you still get colds?

If you live in a warm climate, do you still get colds?

Yes: Upper respiratory infections, or the common cold has nothing to do with the temperature of your image. They are caused by viruses present in all climates. ...Read more

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Would it be beneficial for someone with osteoporosis to move to a country with a warmer climate?

Would it be beneficial for someone with osteoporosis to move to a country with a warmer climate?

No: The climate does not have any affect on osteoporosis. Osteoporosis means poor bone density. It can best be prevented by weight bearing exercise from a young age. ...Read more

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Is seasonal affective disorder something to be concerned about in warmer climates?

Is seasonal affective disorder something to be concerned about in warmer climates?

SAD: Seasonal affective disorder (also called sad) is a type of depression that occurs at the same time every year. If you're like most people with seasonal affective disorder, your symptoms start in the fall and may continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody. Less often, seasonal affective disorder causes depression in the spring or early summer. ...Read more

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Could moving to a warmer climate help allay the pain of osteoarthritis?

Could moving to a warmer climate help allay the pain of osteoarthritis?

Yes...: We're not sure why the weather effects people with osteoarthritis... But it does. People who live in dry warmer areas usuallly report less discomfortt. ...Read more

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Expert opinion - should moving to a warmer climate help allay the pain of osteoarthritis?

No: Osteoarthrtis is a disease with degenatives changes in the cartilages. Some people experience pain some don t. When people move to a warmer or even a colder enviroment, a change occurs and people feel better, but when the individual gets acostumed to the new enviroment, symptoms occur again. The signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis will not differ in different climatic regions. ...Read more