Day: October 25, 2019


There is a common belief that chronic pain is related to weather, but scientific evidence has been inconclusive. A new study (n=2,658) demonstrated significant yet modest relationships between pain and relative humidity, pressure and wind speed, even after accounting for mood and physical activity.

I’ve deliberately linked to the original source journal article that is open access and full-text. The title of my post is a copy and paste from the abstract of the linked journal article here: Patients with chronic pain commonly believe their pain is related to the weather. Scientific evidence to support their beliefs is inconclusive, […]

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