Weather and Joints
Why do people feel the weather changin in their
joints? Is it just a superstition?
Humidity and air pressure changes, which accompany changes in weather, can
sometimes be felt in the human body, some people are affected more than
others. Arthritis in joints apparently is often more affected than other
parts of the body. So this is a bit of weather folklore that has some truth,
though it is not very accurate as a predictor. Many weather sayings do have
considerable basis in fact, but many others are "just superstition," its fun
to read them and learn how they came about, and you should be able to find
good books in the library.
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Update: June 2012