Humidity and osteoarthritic pain

Question

Does the humidifieity affect osteoarthritis If so what can be done to help the pain Thanks for your time Roy Neece fax 817-236-4694

Answer

HI Roy,

Many people complain of more joint pain when it is humid.  No one understands exactly why, but folks with arthritis feel that they are barometers, able to sense when a storm is coming !!

Joan Bathon, M.D.

About Joan Bathon, M.D.

Dr. Bathon was a Co-Deputy Director of the Division of Rheumatology at Hopkins Bayview. She was also the founder and director of the Hopkins Arthritis Center.