Barometric Pressure

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Barometric Pressure

Postby judipom » Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:21 pm

Anyone else experience flare-ups when there is low barometric pressure (i.e. heavy cloud cover, grey, drizzle)?

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Postby ElMarino » Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:23 pm

When it's humid the stiffness in my legs is always much worse.
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Postby Needled » Sat Dec 12, 2009 9:27 am

I consider myself a human barameter. I can feel any change in the weather. Winter or summer -- ice, snow, rain, sleet, drizzle, humidity, greyness, and even that stuff on the radar map that's rain in the upper atmosphere but doesn't make it to the groud (I forget what they call it). It's a tie between humidity and cold as to what makes me feel the worst.
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Postby Wonderfulworld » Sat Dec 12, 2009 2:27 pm

High pressure always makes me feel better, despite heat or cold.

Low pressure, humidity and north winds all make me feel much worse.

Just rig me up to a barometer now :lol:
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Postby bibliotekaren » Mon Dec 14, 2009 7:40 pm

Absolutely Judi!

I feel much worse on the grey cloudy low-pressure days. However, the hardest is when the weather change is abrupt. A sudden change from high pressure to low pressure is the most challenging. So, another walking barometer here.

There was an in-depth thread here a while back about dew point - temperature - humidity and symptoms that had lots of good info. Will try to find and bump for you.

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Postby judipom » Mon Dec 14, 2009 9:57 pm

Donna--Last November here in NC we had a 70 degree high and a 20 degree low. I woke up and I couldn't walk. This year, same damn thing. It "bites the big one" as they say, but it makes me feel the teensiest bit better knowing I am not alone. Here's to stable temperatures, and stable girls. Judi
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Postby bigfoot14 » Wed Dec 16, 2009 8:12 am

My wife is the same way "walking barometer"

she tells me that if I move her to Hawii it'll fix that problem :lol:
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Postby indigoinmotion » Wed Dec 16, 2009 1:52 pm

ditto. ditto. ditto.

I think someone had suggested to get a barometric thermometer but I can't remember which type, any idea?

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Postby MrsGeorge » Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:24 pm

I'm much the same. I can't put one foot in front of the other at the moment - it's been snowing on & off here for 2 days!

I also struggle with humidity too. Nice, boring pleasant but un-noteworthy weather is the way forwards for me!
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