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Bad weather isn’t to blame for your aching back

July 11, 2014

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Howard E. LeWine, MD, Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing

Howard LeWine, M.D., is a practicing internist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Chief Medical Editor at Harvard Health Publishing, and editor in chief of Harvard Men’s Health Watch. See Full Bio
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September 3, 2014

They tested correlation between pain and temeperature, humidity, barometric pressure etc. What they should rather test is conductivity, ion concentration and other electo-magnetic changes and anomalies in the amosphere that follow weather change, because those are the things related to signals (electric, neuron) in our nervous system which we register as pain.

OH! Design Studio
July 17, 2014

I believe that change in weather and back pain are co related. In India, we normally say that those who are suffering from back pain usually feel more pain when the weather is much cold. Most people will agree with this fact about change in weather and having its effect on back pain.

OH! Design Studio

July 17, 2014

I agree with your views regarding “No connection between back pain and bad weather”. Really appreciate your hard work and I would like to share more information related that.

July 15, 2014

I wonder why there are no topics on men’s baldness and hair loss in general?

too many
July 11, 2014

Check your spelling of too not to or two

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