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Why do people feel the weather changin in their joints? Is it just a superstition?

Humidity and air pressure changes, which accompany changes in weather, can sometimes be felt in the human body, some people are affected more than others. Arthritis in joints apparently is often more affected than other parts of the body. So this is a bit of weather folklore that has some truth, though it is not very accurate as a predictor. Many weather sayings do have considerable basis in fact, but many others are "just superstition," its fun to read them and learn how they came about, and you should be able to find good books in the library.

J. Elliott

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