Weather & pain

Does anyone else feel like they have become a human barometer? The changes in pressure seem to have been really affecting my joints.


  • noddingtonpete
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  • Lilymary
    Lilymary Member Posts: 1,733
    edited 6. Jul 2023, 17:22

    There's definitely a link between weather and arthritis as the article Pete has posted above describes. From when I was very young I used to notice my knees and ankles hurt in cold, damp weather, I think I was about 13 when I first realised not everyone had this - I just thought it was a normal part of being human. An adolescence spent riding my moped in all weathers really didn't help! This is why my feet and legs seldom see the light of day, as it still affects me now, even though I've never been formally diagnosed with RA (which runs in the family, along with OA).