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How can the weather affect rheumatism, arthritis and lumbago?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Probably does not

Although it is commonly believed that arthritis is worse in damp and cold weather, studies have not really confirmed this.
At best, the relationship is pretty weak.

In brief: Probably does not

Although it is commonly believed that arthritis is worse in damp and cold weather, studies have not really confirmed this.
At best, the relationship is pretty weak.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Generally, musculo-

Skeletal pain is related to soft tissue inflamation which can equate to soft tissue swelling.
A low pressure system places less barometric pressure on rhe body and vice versa leading to the body acting like a barometer to predict weather.

In brief: Generally, musculo-

Skeletal pain is related to soft tissue inflamation which can equate to soft tissue swelling.
A low pressure system places less barometric pressure on rhe body and vice versa leading to the body acting like a barometer to predict weather.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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