Can heat make arthritis worse?

Answer On One Hand: Heat Can Relieve SymptomsHeat will not make arthritis worse. In fact, it can relieve the pain associated with arthritis. Pain in the joints can prevent the patient from moving the musc... Read More »

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Do certain foods make arthritis worse?

On One Hand: Little Evidence for Foods AffectsDespite many studies on how foods affect the symptoms of arthritis, there has been no conclusive evidence that any particular foods make arthritis wors... Read More »

Does a cold make arthritis worse?

On One Hand: Common Colds Are All in the HeadThere are two main types of arthritis: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Both affect joints but each have different causes. Viruses that cause co... Read More »

Why does the damp weather make rheumatism and arthritis so much worse?

barometric pressure, this is the same reason old people say they can feel that the weather is going to change... "i can feel it in my bones"

Will heat make leg cramps worse?

On One Hand: Generally, Heat Should HelpMost health experts seem to agree that applying heat for 15 to 20 minutes, whether through a heating pad or hot shower, can help relax chronic cramping leg m... Read More »