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Why is it that hot and humid weather affects joints?
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Barometer sign
Changes in humidity and barometric pressure can affect the joints.
A rheumatologist in philadelphia once put his patients in a chamber that could control temperature, humidity and barometric pressure. He found that raising the humidity and dropping the barometric pressure people with a variety of joint and muscle pain can be worse.

In brief: Barometer sign
Changes in humidity and barometric pressure can affect the joints.
A rheumatologist in philadelphia once put his patients in a chamber that could control temperature, humidity and barometric pressure. He found that raising the humidity and dropping the barometric pressure people with a variety of joint and muscle pain can be worse.
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