According to this article, several studies have proven that the weather does indeed affect the health of many people with chronic illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, and others.
Big surprise. It hasn’t been “all in your head” all this time.
The article also provides a few helpful hints on how to keep the summer sun from spiking your pain levels right along with the thermometer.
Get the full scoop here http://www.everydayhealth.com/pain-management/how-hot-weather-impacts-pain.aspx