There are over 100 different types of arthritis, all of which can cause pain and discomfort. Arthritis refers to pain or disease in the joints, and it can be as minor as some inconvenient discomfort, or it can be debilitating. It can affect men, women, and children of all ages, and is often a chronic […]
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Can Weather Affect Arthritis?
There are some pretty wild ways to predict the weather, and while many of these methods are certainly entertaining, they aren’t always scientific. Cutting open a persimmon won’t tell you how much snow we’re going to get, and don’t count on a caterpillar to provide accurate information about how harsh the winter will be. Of […]
Weather and Arthritis
As cold weather settles into Northwest Arkansas, are you likely to have more arthritis pain? Arthritis Care & Research says no. An Australian team studied 900 patients in different climates and found no correlation between weather and arthritis. Their conclusions confirm those of many scientific studies which have tracked pain reports and weather over months […]