Thursday, January 31, 2013

Weather and Rheumatoid Arthritis at the ACR 2012 in Washington

Annika Cutinha and colleagues looked at the effect of weather on symptoms in RA (Abstract No. 88, full title: ). Conclusion: “Although widely believed, no consistent association in the literature between weather and RA symptoms was seen.”

I’d like to tell another story as lots of my patients also tell me about their weather sensitivity.

You might also like to check on the abstract of E. Bossema’s presentation on the influence of weather in patients with fibromyalgia at the EULAR 2012:  

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