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    Old 07-28-2003, 10:08 AM   #1
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    Wondering if anyone out there has noticed more pain when humidity is high.I have been keeping records of how I feel and think I am on to something.
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    Old 07-28-2003, 10:14 AM   #2
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    You may very well be onto something as my pain increases terribly in the humidity, as do the level of the headaches. Keep up the good research work!

     
    Old 07-28-2003, 12:00 PM   #3
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    My pain definitely is affected by the humidity. I think it is the muscles swelling. I wrote a post on here about two weeks ago about this very subject. I will try to find it bump it up. It had to do with my going to PT and being so sore - the therapist told me she thought I was dehydrated - brought on from being in such humid conditions. I drank some water and it seemed to help with the pain.

     
    Old 07-28-2003, 02:55 PM   #4
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    I think you're right, Elaine.

     
    Old 07-28-2003, 04:19 PM   #5
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    You're dead on with that observation. The humidity was very high here in northern NY last week and I was climbing the walls. Yesterday was bad too. Today the front was past and we got some cooler dry air and it helped a lot. Of course me being the opportunist, I decided it was a good day to get after that firewood cutting I needed to do when I got out of work, so now that I did, I feel like crap all over again even without the humidity. Yeah, I know...
    When I went to Tuscon Arizona last May and August, the humidity was really low and I felt better than I had in years. If I could just get used to the idea of living in a desert, I'd move there. I grew up and lived in upstate and northern NY most of my life, so it's hard to leave. Not so hard in January, though.
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    Old 07-28-2003, 04:26 PM   #6
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    Keith like you I grew up in Upstate NY (Albany area) and I would not give up my four seasons for anything (well maybe the fourth season - but only after December). I would definitely miss the Christmas weather. I would not miss the cold though - that affects me more than the humidity when it comes to pain. I love the snow though and would not get that in the desert. I think with the cold I tense up too much and it activates the pain in my neck - so why did I move to northern Vermont from Western NY? Got me.


     
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